In 2014, he decided to become a rugby coach and on qualification he coached both Station (Tri-services) and Army Regimental rugby teams to success. In 2016, Mike was posted to Italy in support of the NATO Rapid Deployment Corps.
Whilst serving in Italy he coached Serie B Italian side Varese Rugby, where he maintains strong coaching links. In 2017, he returned to the UK and was assigned to a warrant officer role in London.
In 2018, Mike was asked to coach within the Royal Engineers rugby team (Army Rugby Union); a team that has seen many players gain Army, Combined Services, International and Barbarians caps.
Mike is married to Fiona and they have a son, Edward. Mike loves reading and is currently studying for a BA (Hons) in French and Spanish. Also he loves keeping fit and walking in and around the Lancaster area and the Lake District.
His primary passion has always been rugby and he is a qualified RFU Level 2 coach with an aspiration to complete his Level 3 by March 2020.
Mike is looking forward to transferring his knowledge, skills, experiences and passion for rugby to didi rugby Lancaster and across the local area.
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