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Rugby Coach Weekly with Dan Cottrell

How we use SAS to keep the England U18s...

in Rugby Coach Weekly with Dan Cottrell

Dan chats to England's U18 men's head coach Jon Pendlebury about this role and how he goes about his week looking after this exciting group of players. A former professional player with Leeds, and then heading up the Yorkshire and Wasps academies, Jon became head coach of England U18s in 2019. In this role, he is also the Pathway Development Coach for the 14 England academies. He is just completing an MSc in Sports Coaching at Leeds Beckett University. MORE

Why we should coach to tackle higher, not lower,...

in Rugby Coach Weekly with Dan Cottrell

Dan Cottrell speaks to Inside Running Academy boss, Mike Rogers. Mike, who's just finished a season in the US MLR with the New England Free Jacks talks openly about his experience coaching in both his homeland of New Zealand and the States. There is a very moving passage where we discuss vulnerability and authenticity. Mike's message about his relationship with rugby and his family will strike many chords with coaches. MORE

Large group coaching and giving kids a better chance...

in Rugby Coach Weekly with Dan Cottrell

Dan Cottrell chats to Owen Woods, Community Rugby Coach for Gosport & Fareham RFC. Owen was previously in the Air Force for 4½ years and then the police for 17 years. In June 2021 he started up his full-time role to promote rugby and its core values, the vision being to put the club and values at the heart of the community. He has coached his son's rugby team for the last six years. He is a level 2 coach, a qualified referee working in schools in the local community delivering rugby sessions to children from 7 to 13. MORE

Create traditions with your teams

in Rugby Coach Weekly with Dan Cottrell

Dan chats with former Fiji captain Deacon Manu, who's now coaching in Singapore. Deacon has traveled the rugby world, representing Fiji and the Maori All Blacks, as well as playing for Waikato Chiefs and the Blues in Super Rugby and then for the Scarlets in Wales. They chat about the coaches he's experienced and now coaching with developing players and new players to the game. MORE

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