Determined Rugby Coach who has successfully brought professional franchises to several American cities. Adept at teaching the game to willling players, developing a winning game plan and establishing a safe and fun environment for players. Specialises in establishing new teams and helping existing teams to win championships.
Extremely good organisational skills
Excellent public speaker and motivator
Able to get involved in fundraising activities
Physically fit and able to compete if necessary
Strong understanding of the business side of American rugby
Has experience coaching players in a wide range of ages
December 2009 to July 2014 Greater Area Rugby Association-Manchester, UK Rugby Coach
Brought in to help establish organisation and act as the team’s first head coach.
Participated as a player-coach for the first three years to help get organisation going.
Played an integral role in establishing the successful business practises of the organisation that are still in use today.
November 2005 to December 2009 Ultimate Rugby-Manchester, UK Rugby Coach
Assisted in establishing the organisation and hiring the first full-time coaching staff.
Established professional rules of conduct for the players that helped to create a successful environment for the team.
Actively involved in recruiting players and determining personnel moves.
June 1998 to November 2005 English Rugby-Manchester, UK Rugby Coach
Started out as an assistant coach and worked up to being head coach after three years.
Coached team to two regional championships.
1998 Stafford Community College, London, England, UK, Associate’s Degree, Business