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Great Britain confirm Olympic Sevens coaching staff

Posted On: 13 Nov 2019   |   Posted By: Planet Rugby

Great Britain confirm Olympic Sevens coaching staff

Great Britain Sevens have confirmed the wider coaching structure for their Men's and Women's teams for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
James Rodwell will assist Simon Amor in the Men's programme while Charlie Hayter will work alongside Wwomen's head coach Scott Forrest.
Rodwell, the most capped rugby Sevens player of all time, was a pivotal member of the Team GB squad for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games where Rugby Sevens made its Olympic debut, helping his side take home the silver medal.
After taking on a player-coach role, he retired from professional rugby at the end of the 2018/19 season and now works across England's Mmen's and Women's Sevens programmes in a coaching capacity.
Hayter, meanwhile, has represented England and GB sevens over the last five years and was appointed head coach of England Women's Sevens this summer.
Rodwell said: “Being involved in Rio 2016 as a player was a real honour and privilege and something I'll never forget. To have the opportunity to go to another Olympic Games, this...

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