Gifted athletes can ruin your rugby program

Having a so-called “gifted” athlete on your rugby team can be great if they have the right attitude and fit well into your team culture. But gifted athletes can ruin your rugby program if they don’t have the commitment and personal values to match their skill at sport. For example, in the hyper-competitive area of pay-to-play […]

Why I’m writing about my rugby coaching journey

I’ve been active in grassroots rugby for over 25 years now. But it took me upwards of two decades to realize that these experiences might actually be useful to others.  For example, it is common for me to receive requests for advice on running tournaments, how to start a club, how to fundraise, to name but […]