Our Team | Sumo Cattle Co.
Market leaders in fullblood wagyu genetics

Our Team




Simon Coates is the founder, owner and hands-on manager of Sumo Wagyu. As a qualified Veterinarian with more than 40 years experience, Simon oversees every aspect of the operation- Including artificial insemination, embryo transfer and paddock mating programs.

Simon has been involved in the beef industry for over 50 years, as both a cattle owner and Veterinarian. His vast knowledge of Wagyu genetics is integral to breeding balanced Wagyu offspring with superior size, marbling and milk production.

Sumo Wagyu’s breed plan data has also been incorporated into our breeding programme to enhance overall genetic performance.




Mark Finden – E.T Laboratory Manager & Data Analyst













Miriam Fraser – Stock Office Manager NSW










Sylvia Daniels – Office Manager/PA


Kerri Hall  – DNA & Genetics Record Management