FYLDE Rugby Community Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Phill Mills as Head of Community Coaching.
Working in partnership with Community Group, Phill will be tasked with leading the coaching delivery of the Foundation, making sure our motto of “Rugby For All” is at the heart of everything we do.
Phill, who plays for Fylde Rugby 1st XV and has represented England Counties, comes into the role with a wealth of coaching experience. Following his Sports Coaching degree at the University of Central Lancashire, he started his journey at Preston Grasshoppers RFC before setting up a tag rugby coaching business. Phill recently worked as a community coach for the Rugby Football Union and is looking forward to his new role.
He said: “I’m excited to get going. I’m passionate about coaching and helping to grow school sports. I’m really looking forward to seeing what we can achieve at Fylde Rugby Community Foundation. The trustees are really keen to push it forward and use their abilities to champion the ‘Rugby For All’ motto. The work Community Group do with vulnerable people, as well the camps and helping clubs sustain their community departments is really inspiring and great to now be a part of.”
Chairman of Fylde Rugby Community Foundation, David Craven added: “We are very much looking forward to delivering the Foundation’s programmes and in Phill we believe we have the right person to lead this.”