17 May 13
Harlequins has confirmed an exciting group of pre-season fixtures as it prepares for the start of the 2013-14 season.
The Community Scheme has encouraged children from all over the UK to become regular visitors to the Twickenham Stoop to continue to participate in the exciting sport of Rugby Union.
The Community Team at Quins began its campaign back in September 2000, and since its inception has gone from strength to strength. The team now has links with over 80 Junior Rugby Clubs and a greater number of schools throughout the South East. The programme is widely regarded as one of the best in top flight rugby and in recent years has gained numerous awards.
Head of Community
Richard joined Quins in September 2001 having worked previously as Richmond Borough's Sports Development Officer. He has an excellent understanding of the local community and how the structure of sport operates through National Governing Bodies, Sport England and Local Authorities.
Contact Richard on 020 8410 6031 or by email.
Community Marketing & Sales Executive
Gerald joined Quins in September 2009 from Wycombe Wanderers FC where he worked as a coach for four seasons. He also has a degree in sports management and many years of experience in community sport via his delivery of community football programmes.
Contact Gerald on 020 8410 6062 or by email email@example.com
Community Rugby Coach
Brian has been working as one of the Community match day staff for over two years and is now the clubs full time CRC. A Level 2 coach and qualified referee Brian has been involved with mini and youth rugby for many years and is still very active in the rugby community every week.
Contact Brian on 07890 604 447 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Elite Player Development Officer
Tom joined Quins in 2009 and previously worked for the RFU as a Community Rugby Coach and also contributed to the Community Department at Quins for a number of seasons. Working with the Ernest Bevin school in London and NEC Tom's main focus is to create pathways for potentially elite players in London to receive the opportunities they deserve.
Contact Tom on 07793 282 951 or by email at email@example.com
Warren joined Quins in July 2011 and is our HITZ Project Officer, originally from South Africa, Warren is an IRB and RFU level 2 coach and also represented the Emerging Springboks 7's team.
| James Newbigin
Community Development Officer
James Newbigin is a Graduate from Buckinghamshire New University where he studied Sports Management and Rugby Studies. His experience working at London Wasps and Newcastle Falcons, leads him on to his fourth season with Harlequins as Community Development Officer.James' roles will include, communicating with associated clubs to facilitate their involvement with our match day programme, developing the Harlequins Camps, as well as working in partnership with Harlequins media team to help create a plan to highlight the opportunities as part of our Harlequins Community Programme.
Contact James - firstname.lastname@example.org 0208 410 6058
Harlequins is fully committed to ensuring the well-being and safety of all young players who participate in activities organised by the club.
It is recognised that all coaches, administrators and medical staff who undertake activities on behalf of Harlequins acknowledge that they have a legal and moral responsibility to provide the highest standard of care to all young players and that all young players who participate in the activities organised by Harlequins are treated in a fair and equitable way.