Spotlight - Andrew Hughes

Name:                          Andrew Hughes

 

Nickname:                  Gunner

 

Age:                             39

 

Education:

Grey High School; Teachers Training College (GVO)

 

Rugby background:

Grey High 1st XV. Started my club coaching at UCT in 2001.

 

Clubs played for:

UCT

 

Position played:

Scrumhalf

Rugby philosophy:

Inspire players to become better people both while playing as well as in life.

 

Life philosophy:

Each day at a time and trying to make a positive impact on the boys I teach.  

 

Rugby highlight in your role:

Beating the WPRI and winning the league a few times up at UCT. Making the semi finals on the Varsity Cup Young Guns. Winning the SLB league with Villager.

 

Favourite Club Player:

All the players whom I coach

 

Favourite Coach :

VD and Slab

 

Family background / make up:

Married to Nicole with 2 kids, Jessica and Thomas

 

How do you chill?

Fishing along the Wild Coast

 

What are your aspirations for the Bay?

Making a difference

 

What is it about the Bay that inspires you?

The genuineness of the people.

 

Who at False Bay inspires you?

The Players