Sean Phillips is the Coaching Co-Ordinator at Ynysddu Mini Rugby, he is also the Under 8's coach, Fixture Secretary and Referee!! After finishing his own rugby career which included playing for Premier teams like Ebbw Vale Sean rejoined his local rugby club and saw that the Mini Rugby section of the Ynysddu club was non-exitstance and decided to do something about it. Week in week out Sean is the first at training sessions and matches. Sean encourages and praises, he is a fantastic role model for all the boys and girls, always approachable and always has a positive outlook. Sean has a big sporting ethos on fairplay and sportsmanship.this will help the children grow in confidence and have a belief in their potential abilities, both sporting and academic. Starting the local Mini Rugby Club has also brought a community closer together .Local discos, Fun Days, Halloween Partys have all happened because of the exitstance of the Mini Rugby Club. Sean has inspired and encouraged more and more children and parents to get involved and has inspired other members to show initiative for fund raising. Sean is about to start another age related team this year. Parents are encouraged to become coaches,referees and first aider's this all helps the Rugby Club and community to get stronger. Sean deserves this chance to experience a chance of a lifetime for all of the hard work he puts in and continues to put in to the running of Ynysddu Mini-Rugby.