GIANTS head coach Jon Sharp has today signed a three-year contract extension.
The new deal will keep the Great Britain assistant coach at the Galpharm until the end of the 2008 season.
Handing Sharp a second long-term deal - it replaces the initial three-year contract he signed two years ago - is a sign of his high standing at the Super League club.
Re-signing Sharp was one of the priorities for Giants chairman Ken Davy, who believes he has the right man in charge to make the club even stronger.
"Signing up Jon for the next three years is vital to our plans of continuing to take this great club forward," said Davy.
"The reality is that as an established Super League club, the Giants are now one of the top 15 to 20 rugby league clubs in the world.
"Our task now is to continue to move on and reach the very top, and in Jon Sharp I believe we have the man at the helm to make that possible.
"To be successful, it's vital to have stability in every respect, and that is what we have achieved by offering Jon this new deal.
"He has done a great job in his first two years as a Super League coach and I'm very confident he will continue to do so in the years ahead.
"We have now given Jon the opportunity to put his long-term plans in place, and I'm very excited about what the future may hold.
"What I urge now is for the fans to get right behind Jon and the squad so that we can all move forward together.
"These are exciting times for Huddersfield Giants and I want as many as possible to share in our future success."