Leicester Tigers appointed Alan Dickens to the role of Attack and Backs Coach ahead of the 2023/24 season.
Dickens joined Dan McKellar’s coaching team from England Rugby, where he was the lead coach in the Under-20s programme for the past four seasons.
Prior to joining England, he spent nine seasons as part of the coaching team at Northampton Saints which included roles with the club’s academy programme, attack and defence duties and was Interim Head Coach for the latter part of the 2017/18 campaign.
Dickens also worked as Defence Coach for England Saxons in 2016.
Prior to moving into coaching, he spent a decade as a professional player and represented Sale Sharks, Leeds Tykes, Saracens and Saints.