Philly Women is very fortunate this season to have a staff of 5 dedicated coaches! We will be doing weekly editions of "get to know your coaches" and this week, we will get to know our assistant coach Mike Dugan!
Name: Maurice "Mike" Dugan
How long have you played/coached rugby? 44 years
Favorite position to play on the pitch? Fullback
What do you love most about coaching? Players improving.I love watching the growth and hope they will love and enjoy the game as much as I do.
What do you do in your spare time outside of rugby? Reading
Favorite rugby memory/moment: Played against a team of all former all-blacks in Auckland and scored a try
What is the best part about coaching Philly Women? I am so impressed with the organization and the way you work together on and off the field. I played for 3 clubs and coached at a bunch more. You're the best by far of any I was associated with.
Fun fact about yourself / anything else to share? I was stationed in England for 2 years while in the Air Force and never even watched a rugby game.