Director of Coaching & Coach Education

Herts Rugby appointed David Paine in 2020 into a newly created role as Director of Coaching and Coach Education to join the Executive Committee. His role is to oversee the development and training of coaches on Hertfordshire at all levels. David has been teaching/coaching rugby since 2003 within junior and senior schools, clubs, county and academy level as both a skills coach and S&C coach. His most recent positions for county saw him coaching Herts Men's U20 and Herts Senior Women's Team . He holds the RFU L3 Coaching Award a BSc in Sports Science and MSc in Elite Coaching Practice (UKCC L4).

If you would like David to assist your club or school with any aspect of coach development please get in touch with him at