The Coaches

COACHES:

 
Head Coach
Steve Wagstaff
Steve joined the club as Womens Head Coach in 2017, helping them
secure promotion as league winners. He brings a huge amount of experience
and vast expertise to the role, having previously been Head Coach at
Westcombe Park (National 3), Barking (London 1) and Assistant Coach at
Ealing Trailfinders (Championship). He also continues to work with Harlequins
Developing Player Programme and Surrey County.
 
Director of Rugby
Morgan Whitlock
Having been appointed Director of Rugby for
the 2018/19 season following numerous years with the club
which saw him elected into the club's hall of fame in 2017.
Morgan will bring a renewed focus on the pathways through Hackney RFC
for the next generation of players at the club to step from the
Youth section into Adult rugby.
 
2nd XV Coach
Damien Bouvier
Former 2nd XV captain, Damien stepped up to coaching at the club
after retiring from playing at the club in 2017
 
Assistant Coach
Amy Turner
Amy  won 59 caps for England, in a unique international career that
saw her play at Scrum Half in the 2010 World Cup Final (narrowly losing to
New Zealand) before switching to Hooker. Having retired at the end of the
16/17 season Amy already has a season of coaching at Harlequins under her
belt and  is currently on the L3 Coaching programme.
 
Assistant Coach
Chris Carroll
Chris Carroll will be a familiar face to a number of players at the club, having
enjoyed a great season with the 1 st XV in 2011/12. A utility player, comfortable
anywhere across the backline, Chris started his coaching journey as a player
at Newcastle University and recently completed his L2 qualification.