Leicester Tigers can confirm Head of Analysis Simon Barbour will leave the club at the conclusion of the 2020/21 season.
Barbour joined the Tigers staff full-time in 2008 as Head of Analysis and spent eight years in the role before moving to England Rugby to work with the senior men’s programme for the 2016/17 season.
“I’ve had some great years at Tigers and feel very fortunate to have been part of an environment which had great success of many years and to have made some great friends”Simon Barbour
In 2017, he returned to Leicester in the role of Head of Analysis.
Leicester Tigers Head Coach Steve Borthwick thanked Barbour for his contribution to the club over more than a decade.
“Simon has dedicated a large part of his professional career to Leicester Tigers and, on behalf of everybody at the club, I thank him for his hard work,” said Borthwick.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Simon at both Tigers and with England and wish him and his family all the best in the next chapter.”
Barbour added: “I’ve had some great years at Tigers and feel very fortunate to have been part of an environment which has had great success for many years and to have made some great friends.”
“I will be joining Loughborough University as Performance Analysis Lead in July, a new challenge I am really looking forward to.
“I am so grateful to the club and all of the people I have worked with over the years and for the support given to me.
“I will always remain a fan of the club.”