Super League coach takes on surprising new role

A former  Leigh Centurions interim Head Coach and a current assistant Super League coach has taken on a surprising new role to help out his local club.

Pilkington Recs have appointed Kurt Haggerty as a Coaching Consultant & Club Ambassador.

Super League coach Haggerty is returning to the club. The role will see Salford Red Devils assistant coach Haggerty take a hands on approach providing advise and education to the coaches at the club.

Haggerty said to their club website: “Returning to the club has been an ambition of mine since leaving to coach in the professional game. Pilks gave me my first coaching role and helped me get where I am today.

“I had some great times and learned lots from my time coaching the first team.

“I want to help develop the players and In particular the coaches at Pilks by giving any advice and guidance that I have gained whilst coaching in the professional game.

“My son Roman now plays at the club so it made perfect sense to get back involved when the opportunity came up.

Recs Chairman, Ralph Rawsthorne added: “We are excited about welcoming Kurt back to the club. We are proud of everything he has achieved since moving on, but more so that he has remained a Pilks man at heart.

“Now he is to provide his vast experience to our coaches to help provide the best possible coaching to our players”

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