Meet the Coaches - Jack Heald

Coaching Experience:
Level 2 qualified cricket coach working with Saffron Walden CC.

Woodbridge School Sept 14 - present
- Coaching Consultancy

Bury St Edmunds RFC May 2014 - October 2014
- Head Coach (National 3)

London Irish Wild Geese June 2013 - April 2014
- Head Coach (National 2 South)

Claires Court Schools September 2012 - June 2013
- Lead Sport Coach

Wellington College June 2012 - May 2014
- Coaching Consultancy

London Irish Wild Geese June 2012 - June 2013
- Wild Geese Attack Coaching (National 3 SW)
League WINNERS, P25 W23 L1 D1 Points For:1050 Point Against:407 BP:18 Pts: 112 Surrey Champions



Affiliated Clubs/Schools:
Woodbridge School
Berkshire College of Agreculture
Saffron Walden CC


I have been a professional coach since 2008. During this time I have had a number of position at London Irish RFC, Richmond FC & London Irish Amateur RFC and now Bury St Edmunds RFC, also now starting to increase my Cricket work I am it is exciting to work with Saffron Walden CC in 2015 with their adult & youth team.

Whilst at these clubs I have had the good fortune to working with some excellent players and very highly regarded coaches; Neal Hatley, Steve Hill, Justin Bishop and David Williams. Working with all these coaches has contributed in a major way to my own personal development as a coach.

I started my PROFESSIONAL COACHING career as a Senior Community Development Coach at London Irish RFC - a position which I combined with coaching the 1st and 2nd XV at Richmond FC. In May 2011 I moved to London Irish Academy where I got great satisfaction in developing some of the best young talent in Greater London, Berkshire and Hampshire.

A massive aspect of my role was talent identification with young players 13/14/15 yrs old who would be drawn into the London Irish Elite Player Development Groups - these top tiers of the Academy often produced premiership players. Players that have come through my ranks are Ollie Adam (Eng U18s & London Irish Senior Academy), Conor Murphy (London Irish Senior Academy), Hugh Fraser (Scotland U18s), Alex Tate (London Irish AASE), Max Clemenston (London Irish Gold Academy, Berkshire & Reading Oratory) these are just to name a small handful. I am sure I have many more players current in our U13-U15s programme that are going to move onto big things.

What We Do - we run sessions in Clubs, Counties and Schools, individual 1-2-1 sessions and much more. Our relationships continue to grow with large established clubs such as Richmond, London Irish ARFC, Reading Abbey RFC & Bracknell RFC along with many other relationships being built on a weekly basis. I pride my company on the highest standard of delivery to rugby players that want to learn, develop and be the very best that they can be.

I will only employ any coaches that fit my very high standards in coaching, punctuality, planning of sessions and high people skills. Coaches have to be able to listen, engage with players of all ages, and deliver sessions on the topics that are presented to them.
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