The 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.
Chairman: Andy Keast
RCD Irish Representative: Richard Hicks
London Irish Academy Manager: Patrick O’Grady
Secretary: Camilla Hulf (London Irish) firstname.lastname@example.org
Mentoring Advisor: Tony Robinson (Coach & Mentoring Solutions)
Middlesex Coach Development Chairman: Bob Lawless (Middlesex Rugby President)
Marketing: Lonsdale Leggett-Flynn (Middlesex Rugby)