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Head Coach

Darren Matthews

  • BirthplaceBarton-under-Needwood

Why I coach wheelchair rugby?

Coaching has been a transition for me from a player. I love to help the players as much as possible and to get the most from them. I'm constantly learning and try to provide the best environment for my players to excel.

Background / other interests outside of sport

Martial Arts, Nutrition, Fitness and Traveling.

Favourite Sporting Moment

Evander Hollyfield v Mike Tyson. Perfect example of planning and execution of a game plan.

Proudest moments

  • Gaining my black belt in Shotokan Karate
  • Tigers League Champions 2018
  • Representing GB as a coach
  • Great Britain Coaching Staff Gold Medalists European Championships 2017.