Danny Buderus (born 6 February 1978) is an Australian rugby league coach and former professional footballer of the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s, currently working as the interim head coach of the Newcastle Knights. An Australian international and New South Wales State of Origin representative hooker, he played in the National Rugby League for Australian club, the Newcastle Knights, with whom he won a Dally M Medal and the 2001 NRL Premiership before setting a new record for most games with the club. Buderus also played in Super League for English club, the Leeds Rhinos, with whom he won 2011's Super League XVI. He set the record for most appearances as captain of the New South Wales State of Origin team at 15 and for most consecutive appearances for the side at 21. Buderus also played representative football for the Exiles and New South Wales Country.