Saints appoint new Head Coach

OA Saints are very pleased to announce the appointment of Grant Hathaway as Head Coach for next season.

As a player, Grant played for Hemel Hempstead, London Welsh, Luton, Tring and Drummoyne (Sydney) in the union code, as well as representing Herts and, at youth level, London & SE.  He also played rugby league for Hemel Stags, London & SE and was selected for Junior Great Britain.

Grant is an RFU Level 3 Coach who has a broad coaching experience having worked with Bedford Blues Academy, Hemel Hempstead (Camelot), Hertfordshire County, London and SE Girls, St.George’s School Harpenden, and South of England U16 Rugby League.

Born in Hertfordshire, Grant was educated at the Cavendish School, West Herts College and Bucks University where he gained a Foundation Degree in Applied Coaching Science. Grant works for Saracens running their HITZ programme (Premiership Rugby’s award winning social inclusion programme) and lives in St. Albans with his partner and their daughter.

Grant takes over from Stuart McIntyre, and we thank Stuart for his contribution over the last four years and wish him and his wife the best of luck with their next adventure!