James Brooks – Senior Coach

James Brooks began his professional playing career in rugby league, spending two seasons with London Broncos. In 2000 he then joined Northampton Saints, signing for Wasps in the summer of 2004. He played as a replacement when Wasps won the 2004–05 Premiership Final. He joined Leeds Carnegie between 2007-09 before moving into Coaching with Richmond, Kowloon (Hong Kong), North Walsham and most recently been an Academy transition coach at Ealing Trailfinders.

He also represented England at the highest level of Sevens rugby and also the Fifteens A team.

Through his coaching, James has nurtured the talents of aspiring rugby players, instilling in them a strong work ethic, technical proficiency, and a deep appreciation for the sport. His ability to motivate and inspire his players has led to remarkable performances and notable achievements along his coaching journey.

James has a huge passion for the game, and contributions to the sport, both on and off the field, have undoubtedly shaped the future of rugby and continue to inspire generations of athletes to follow in his footsteps.

Directors and World Class Coaches

Mike Friday – Director of Men’s Rugby


Racheal Burford – Director of Women’s Rugby

Stephen Shortland – Founder and Managing Director