Alex was named as Saracens Women 1st XV head coach in the summer of 2018 after Rob Cain left to coach the USA Women. Alex was previously Performance Pathway Officer for the RFU, developing and nurturing young talent through the Talent Development Group (TDG) and other programmes. He has worked closely with the senior England EPS players and coaches, Under 20s and has also fulfilled the role of National Academy coach.
Austerberry has been involved with Saracens since 2006, initially through the Saracens Sports Foundation and then through his involvement in the Men’s Academy. He began coaching with Saracens Women in 2010 and then took a role as a performance coach in the pathway with England.