Our new Lead Community Rugby Ambassador.
Harlow Rugby Club are pleased to announce, with immediate effect, the appointment of Michael Weston as Lead Community Rugby Coach. Michael will be based at the club for 10 hours per week and who’s remit includes building a brand and model developed to participation; build on schools connections and affiliations; be on hand to run schools open events and tournaments; work with the clubs Minis and Youth section to focus on closer all round club integration; apply and manage key statistics; data capture and key performance indicators.
Michael has spent the last 8 years working in the fitness industry and his qualifications include; Sport science BSC; Level 3 Personal trainer and Nutritionist. His playing CV includes 4 England College Caps; Saracens Academy; London and South East England; Essex and East Midlands; Bedford Blues and Luton. Michael has a good association with Harlow as he progressed through the rugby playing ranks as a youth and colts player making his debut in the Harlow 1st XV as a 17 year old.
Michael will bring some fresh ideas and a new sense of professionalism to the role as we build on our foundations of providing over 500 hours of coaching assistance at 14 participating schools last season. Michael will be ably supported by Jake Watts who will continue in his role as Community Rugby Coach until such time he takes up a teacher training position in September of this year. We continue to be dedicated to providing a safe environment for children to have fun playing the game of rugby whilst learning age-appropriate skills. We will continue to focus on the player growing as an individual and a team player.
Paul Tucker (Tux) | Harlow RUFC Chair of Rugby
‘Success is where preparation and opportunity meet’.