Who to contact in the Academy
Academy Contact Details:
Head of Academy Coaching
Youth Development Phase Coach
Lead Foundation Phase Coach
Head Academy Physiotherapist
Assistant Academy Physiotherapist
Email contacts all age groups
Academy Address for all age group training and games:
Graham Solley Sports Fields – SHU,
All postal enquiries should still be sent to:
AESSEAL New York Stadium,
New York Way,
As you will be aware we are over inundated with player trial requests, if you require information for atrial or are an interested coach or school teacher that has a potential player for RUFC Academy then please contact our Head of Academy Recruitment with all relevant details.
Please understand that we receive a high volume of trial requests and that not all can be actioned or responded to by our team.
We are actively looking to create relationships with local area schools and grass root clubs, if you wish to organise a training session or fixture please contact us.
Pete Stewart : Head of Academy Recruitment (Rotherham/Sheffield district. Local recruitment at all levels 9s-16s)
Richard Hairyes: Head of Regional Recruitment (North Yorkshire and surrounding areas. Teams looking for Training games against RUFC Academy)
Paul Delaney: Head of Recruitment for Ireland/South of England
Paul Greaves: Pre-Academy Recruitment Officer (under 8s)
Please be aware that RUFC Academy will always email or speak to club officials prior to watching a prospective player, all our Scouts carry photo ID and will adhere to strict protocols.
If you have any doubts as to the validity of a scout request please contact the Academy Manager direct on: firstname.lastname@example.org