Saracens - Elite Coach Education - 'How to Create A Culture' Huge Success

Feb 24, 2015

Elite Coach Education - 'How to Create A Culture' Huge Success

Last week saw the 5th installment of the Saracens Elite Coach Education Programme for the 2014/15 season. The evening part of the Sports Coaching Week, saw over 200 Saracens Partner Club coaches attend the session with Defence Coach Paul Gustard and Saracens CEO Edward Griffiths. this was the most attended seminar of the weeks programme in partnership with Herts Sports Partnership

The session gave a great insight to the journey the club has been on over the past 6 years, with the view from off the field process and how a change in the club philosophy as made Saracens one of the most attractive clubs in Europe to play at, and how this transpired on to the training field with Gustard giving a unique talk through the weekly process of how player receive information in different ways and the importance of friendships not just results.

"The evening was excellent. Edward's brilliant speaking approach  had a brilliant message for all leaders (not just coaches), backed up by some really interesting examples. I thought his honesty and integrity shone through and so did Paul's insight to the on the field approach"

Saracens Partner Club Coach 

The Elite Coach Education Programme is designed to give all coaches guidance and more knowledge of all areas of not just rugby but coaching methods across all sports to improve their delivery at all age groups. The evening was another great link of the Elite Programme with the Developing Player Pathway Programme, which saw coaches from all three of the Saracens Academy Pathway counties attend.

The programme will see four more sessions taking place before the end of the season with the next two dates detailed below.

Title – Physical Development and Movement Skills – Simon Worsnop and Daniel Nisbet – Saracens Academy S&C Coach

Price – Free - FULLY BOOKED

Venue - Allianz Park (NW4 1RL)

Date Wednesday 04/03/15

Time – 19:00– 21:00

Title – Constraints Led Coaching - Ric Shuttleworth - RFU Professional Coach Development Manager 

Price – Free - 

Venue - Allianz Park (NW4 1RL)

Date Monday 16/03/15

Time – 19:00– 21:00

To book your place please email


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