Academy Coaches

There are a number of coaches attached to the Ellesmere Rugby Academy. All of the coaches at Ellesmere recognise the importance of the Individual Development philosophy and are passionate about each player reaching their potential, whatever level that may be.

Alex Murphy

Director of Rugby at Ellesmere College and is responsible for the running of the Academy. Alex joined in 2010 and comes from a professional rugby background with Cardiff Blues Academy and the Newport Gwent Dragons at senior level. Alex achieved International Age Grade caps for Wales. He has a degree in Sports Coaching and is a Level 3 Coach.

Ian Williams

Ian is the Director of Sport at Ellesmere and a qualified Level 3 coach. He has been lead coach of the North Midlands and  Midland U16s, assisted at England U16s camps and previous Gloucester U19 Schools Coach.

Jon Morgan

Jon Morgan is a qualified level 2 coach and supports the Ellesmere Academy. Jon also coaches the 2XV team.

Ellesmere College is frequently visited by a number of successful professional players and coaches including Dwayne Peel and Diego Dominguez.

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