Meet the Team
Scrum Kids CEO
Jared oversees the programme at ScrumKids. His vision is to give every young person the opportunity to experience rugby and the priceless community culture that is associated with the game.
Jared started coaching in London with the Eton Manor RFC Junior section before relocating to Devon and working with Exeter Saracens RFC, where he has coached through the age groups and is now Head Coach for the Senior Ladies Side. He holds an RFU Level 2 Certificate and boasts Qualified Teacher Status with five years of primary teaching experience.
This season Jared has been invited to coach under the Exeter Chiefs umbrella with the Cornwall Developing Player Programme as well as the Devon County programme. His energetic and passionate delivery has inspired over a thousand children across the country and he has no plans to stop any time soon!
Zoe is the Lead Coach for our Coventry branch. She boasts an impressive rugby coaching resume as well as playing to a high standard herself. Zoe spent 3 years working with the RFU as an England All Schools Coach and is currently working within the Wasps Community Coaching Team, where she has coached children of all ages; from two all the way through to eighteen.
Zoe has recently moved towards a career in education and is currently teaching at a Primary School. We are incredibly lucky to have somebody of her calibre delivering sessions to our fantastic kids.
She is a keen rugby player, and has been playing for the past seven years as a rapid, try scoring winger! You can find her at the Rugby Lionesses on a Sunday afternoon.
Coach Sam is ScrumKids Royalty; having been involved with the company since its inception. He has more experience than any of our coaches and has built a reputation as an inspiring, outstanding educator.
Sam has worked in schools for the last seven years delivering the PE curriculum and entertaining children across the region. He holds a Level 2 RFU certificate and is a part of the Northampton Saints Community Coaching Team.
He has been an area manager for ScrumKids for the past seven years and loves to play at Scrum Half whenever he gets the chance to get on the pitch.
Sam is the Lead Coach for our Tiverton branch. He has worked in education for the last 5 years within sport and PE. Sam has worked within the Devon County setup and assisted with the Devon U15 boys selection process.
Sam currently plays for Cullompton RFC as a centre and fullback. During his time at Cullompton he has coached and managed the second team as well as achieving his RFU level 2 rugby coaching badge and the RFU level 2 refereeing qualification.
Sam has incredible energy and a brilliant way with the little ones, his passionate delivery has made our Tiverton sessions such a success.
The legend that is Coach James is somewhat of a celebrity amongst his class’ parents, with regular glowing feedback about his outstanding delivery and natural rapport with his kids.
James has coached a number of different age groups at club level and still enjoys regular forays into the scrumtacular world of club rugby. He holds an RFU Level 2 certificate and has worked with some of the local developing player programmes.
A big Leicester Tigers fan he can often be found roaring down the terraces at Welford Road. You will struggle to find a more passionate, positive and inspiring coach and ScrumKids just wouldn’t be the same without him!
ScrumKids Limited is a Limited Company, registered in England, number 09799562, and our registered office is Grange Cottage, Homefield Lane, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 6QS.