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England Touch Announces National Coaches and Selectors in Advance of #TouchNationals

England Touch Announces National Coaches and Selectors in Advance of #TouchNationals

At the up-coming #TouchNationals the newly appointed England Touch Head Coaches and selectors will be assessing the talent on display with the aim to announce initial England squads for 2016. An announcement of squads is planned for September 2015.

The following Head Coaching appointments have been formalised:

  • Men’s Open: Ben Smith
  • Men’s 40s: Lon Lovell
  • Women’s Open: Simon Clare
  • Women’s 27s: Gary Lambert
  • Mixed Senior: Martin Wright

The following team-specific selectors have also been appointed:

  • Mixed Open: Steve Melling, Ryan Miemczyk, Clark Hobson
  • Men’s 45s/Men’s 50s: Piula Tu’iono, Jo Whitehead

Other selectors supporting the HP Team and the teams listed above are:

  • Justin Conway
  • Paul Smuts
  • Anna Stibbs
  • Dante Germena
  • Michael Stibbs
  • Marnie WIlls
  • Nathan Bourke
  • Susan Kidd


This means that the following Head Coaches positions are still open:

  • Juniors – Mixed 18s, Boys 18s, Girls 18s
  • Mixed Open
  • Men’s 30s
  • Men’s 35s

If you are interested in applying for any of these remaining positions please refer to the following documents and submit an application form to the nominated email addresses:

Job Advert – National Squad_Head Coach_Job Advert_ISSUE-150604Job Description – National Squad_Head Coach_Job Description_ISSUE-150604Application Form – National Squad_Head Coach_Application Form_ISSUE-150604



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