The Vikings are pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Cooper as the Clubs Development and Transition Coach. The role is a completely new position and involves being part of the coaching and management team for the senior section, focusing on inclusive rugby and working closely with the Colts coaching team to develop and prepare players for senior rugby via the 3rd XV (Warriors) and 2nd XV (Raiders). As well as working within the whole club to develop an enjoyable and competitive playing atmosphere on and off the pitch.
Seb Anthony, Walsham Director said, “I have known Alan for several years and like any Kiwi he is an avid rugby supporter and an enthusiastic coach who quickly becomes a popular figure in any team he is involved in. Alan will be a key part of the transition process from junior to senior rugby as well as assisting in coaching and managing the 2nd XV with the rest of the coaching and management group”