I want to be that athlete they look up to and become better everyday, not just coach it, but live it too.
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What was it that got you into coaching? I took my son to Sedgley Park as an Under-7 as he wanted to play. The coach had about 40 kids running around creating havoc. The following week I turned up with my boots and volunteered my services as a coach, and I’ve loved it ever since…. Read more »
What was it that got you into coaching? A brain injury ended my playing days and I couldn’t deal with not having rugby as such a huge part of my life. I had done bits of coaching before and helped at various sessions around the place, so the only option I could see that would… Read more »
By completing the coaching award, my understanding of what a coach should be completely change. I was then able to communicate properly with younger children and help make a difference to them.
Coaching has given to me a massive family of young people who I’ve hopefully helped in some small way to realise their potential.
“Within a club, I think everyone has a role. With my injury I felt I’d lost my role. I’ve now got it back! I still feel one of the boys!”
“It’s allowed me to make lots of new friends. I know all of the family of the boys I coach and I’ve known some of them for so long I’m starting to get wedding invitations!”
“In Rugby, whatever your shape or size, there’s always a position that’s right for you. That’s one of the things I love about the game.”
“I get such a thrill from helping and supporting others and if through my coaching I can enable someone to fall in love with the game as much as I have, I couldn’t ask for anything more.”
“It’s great being able to spread the sport I love in an area of London where it’s quite uncommon.”