Coaching sessions developed to bring out the best in your child

“Ultimately, we want to make the coaching sessions the best sporting activity that your child does all week. I want players, parents and coaches to become lovers of rugby that remains with them for the rest of their lives and thus give back to the sport what they have gained from it.”

Stuart Gallacher

Stuart Gallacher

Bournemouth Rugby Lead U16s coach, Coaching Consultant and Owner.

He is also Community Club Development Manager for Christchurch and Poole Rugby Football Clubs and manage community rugby team coaches and coaching assistants

Stuart, has a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) Occupational Therapy and has spent 22 years working within NHS and Social Care rising to senior management level. He has had 8 years of experience working in the field of paediatrics and working with children with special needs and understands physiological, psychological and neurodevelopmental stages in life that children go through and apply it to rugby. He is Level 1 and 2 Rugby Football Union accredited and is Lead Coach. He is also Community Rugby Development Manager for the club and line manage community team apprentices and Bournemouth Rugby Coaching Consultants.

Joe Stachowiak Coach

Joe Stachowiak

Former P. E Teacher Joe is now a qualified Level 3 personal trainer and children's sports coach.

His current role is Assistant Community Club Development Manager for Christchurch and Poole Rugby Football Clubs as well as strength and conditioning coach.

A keen footballer and runner, he loves any activities that involve physical challenges and also enjoys coming up with creative ideas to make fitness fun and engaging for others as well.

Line manage community team apprentices and coaching consultants.

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Developing strong community links giving coaching expertise to children, parents, club coaches and teaching staff, disability groups and specialist schools.

Our coaching is Advanced DBS certified and follows up to date RFU and Government guidance around Covid 19 infection awareness and safe return to play