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Kevin Proctor knows first hand what it takes to be an on-field leader.

The Titans veteran has captained his club, but has also been part of the senior playing group at representative level.

Add to this time spent under the tutelage of former club captains Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk while at the Melbourne Storm and Proctor's assessment definitely carries weight.

The 32-year-old has backed new Titans skipper Tino Fa'asuamaleaui to thrive in the leadership role, but has also noted that there are a number of new leaders emerging on the Coast.

"With Tino, he is always willing to learn and he is always asking questions to try and better his game," Proctor said.

"I think those are the things you look for in a leader and someone striving to be a great leader.

"Cam (Smith), everyone wanted to follow him and he did those little things on the field that makes you respect and trust what he says.

"Coops (Cronk) was a different leader, he did every thing off the field, the one percenters and he did that on the field as well.

"With Tino, he is trying to mould himself into those type of guys which is a great sign for the club and a great sign for him as well."

While Proctor will remain a key voice around the group, he says it's refreshing to have so many players willing to have a say.

"The more voices we have in the team the better," he said.

"The team works more fluently and I suppose when everyone has a voice it gives everyone a bit more confidence to speak up and give your mate some instructions when they need it.

"It's always good having more voices and it takes the load off everyone, not just myself.

"We've got plenty more leaders this year, obviously Tino (Fa'asuamaleaui), Dave (Fifita) coming out of All Stars, Will (Smith) with his experience there and the two Maori boys in Patty (Herbert) and Erin (Clark) will take plenty out of All Stars and are becoming leaders themselves.

"We've got heaps of guys like that in the team that are willing to get better and that's great for the club."

Heading into his sixth season at the Titans and his 15th in the NRL, Proctor says he is determined to bring success back to the Coast.

"To be able to have a premiership here with the Titans at the back end of my career would be unreal," he said.

"I started my junior rugby league here and this is where it all began for me because all I played in New Zealand was rugby union.

"I started my rugby league career on the Gold Coast and to be able to bring a premiership back to the Titans would be a dream come true and a fairy tale ending for me.

"It would mean a lot to bring something back and to go deep into the finals.

"We are just getting better and better every year that Justin (Holbrook) has been here and behind the scenes we seem to have it worked out.

"We still have a lot of work to do, but it would be a dream come true to be honest."

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