Heather Bacon Crowned Junior Sports Leader of the Year

Heather is one of the founding coaches of the Mansfield Rugby Club U11 Girls team and was recently crowned as Mansfield’s Junior Sports Leader of the Year. Heather coaches the players every Friday evening and also acts as a mentor and role model within the club. With Heather’s help sessions bridge the gap between tag rugby and the move into full contact. She teaches players core skills and core values of rugby and also works with the clubs U7 mixed tag team on Sunday mornings.

Within her category was strong opposition from Badminton, Running and Walking Football, but Heather came away victorious.