Dan CottrellRugby Coach Weekly Editor


Dan is a practising RFU Level 3 Coach who has spent most of his adult life collecting and absorbing the most useful rugby coaching secrets he can find. During his playing days Dan played first class rugby at Bath and Bristol before moving into teaching where he became Director of Rugby at Cranleigh School in Surrey. From there Dan moved to Wales, where he was an age grade coach with the Ospreys, head coach of the amateur Ospreys and assistant coach for Welsh Women at the 2010 Women’s World Cup. Dan is the current Head Coach for Swansea Schools U15’s Team as well as a Welsh Rugby Union Course Leader. Off the field, Dan holds the role of editor of Rugby Coach Weekly which keeps him focused on constantly looking out for new or different methods of coaching, from grassroots through to top professional levels.