Middlesex Coaching Association

The Middlesex Coaching Association, run in partnership with London Irish Coaching Academy, is committed to developing all coaches within Middlesex by providing a quality coach development programme.

The Association runs eight themed coaching sessions between October and July at locations throughout Middlesex. The sessions are lead by professional Level 3 players, guest coaches and coaches working with academies or elite players. Previous coaches have included Dai Young, Tom Palmer, Richard Thorpe, Rory Teague, Richard Wigglesworth, Ian Vass, Neil Hatley and Simon Cheetham.

Premiership Standard Coach Development

Rugby Coaching Drills (RCD) is an online resource for all aspiring coaches and players who wish to expand their knowledge and practical coaching skills. Membership of the Middlesex Coaching Association offers free unique access to RCD Premiership standard coach development and video content including: 3500+ games, drills, session planning, age grade schemes of work and coaching from RFU trainers.

Our commitment to coaching


Feature from Middlesex Matters magazine, April 2018

Developing players is impossible without developing coaches. Middlesex’s partnership with London Irish is paying dividends for both representative and club rugby

When one door closes, another one swings wide open. When Middlesex’s partnership with the Wasps Academy came to an end as a result of the move made by Wasps to the West Midlands, London Irish stepped up to the plate to offer a new home and new impetus for the Team Middlesex developing player programme at its Hazelwood training facility.

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Membership Levels


Open to all coaches to gain full access to RCD and access to 8 coaching CPD sessions (4 x Level 2 and 4 x Level 3).
Gold Membership includes full membership of Friends of Middlesex Rugby which offers a number of benefits and privileges including access to international tickets, discount on merchandise and invitations to a number of county events during the season.


Open to all coaches to gain full access to RCD and access to 8 coaching CPD sessions (4 x Level 2 and 4 x Level 3)


Open to individuals who are keen to keep abreast of coaching development. Includes full access to RCD and attendance of two free CPD sessions. Further sessions will incur an additional fee of £10.00.


Registered students get all the benefits of Silver membership at a special discounted rate.


Groups registering 10 people will receive an additional four places free of charge. Group members will have all the benefits of Silver membership.

Membership of the
Middlesex Coaching Association

We offer a range of individual, student and group membership levels which are open to
all coaches within Middlesex and the surrounding counties.

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