ABOUT US

PAUL WESTGATE

  • Level 5 England Rugby Coach with a track record of successful coaching at international and national levels, clubs, universities and schools.

  • Experienced and expert Senior Coach Developer and Coach Educator delivering on the England Rugby Coaching Award courses.

  • 1st4Sport Level 3 Coach Mentor and Performance Lifestyle Advisor providing personal and professional development to coaches and athletes.

  • Lead and manage the England Rugby Level 4 Coaching Award course: an advanced programme of professional education aimed at coaches operating in High Performance environments and Talent Development pathways.

  • Member of the Sport Advisory Group for Rugby Union for the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) organisation and Non-Executive Director of a rugby club.

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ALEX LAYBOURNE

  • Current international Head Coach for Sweden and Director of Rugby for 'The Lambs', with previous experience as Scotland Women U20s Head Coach and Head of Rugby at a successful Independent School. 

  • MSc Sports Coaching from Loughborough University alongside Level 3 England Rugby Coach award. 

  • Experienced Performance Lifestyle Advisor and pastoral leader, alongside previous work as a Coach Development Officer at Loughborough University. 

  • Track record as a successful Head Coach at international level, as well as in school, university and county settings.

  • Trustee to Power2Inspire, an Inclusive Sports Charity, alongside Advisory Board experience.