Coach Tom was born and raised in Hong Kong but attended Boarding School and University in the UK.While at school, Tom competed at county and national level at multiple sports, including rugby, hockey,athletics and swimming.
Whilst at University, Tom played Elite level rugby league, before returning to Hong Kong and switchingcodes to play Rugby Union for Hong Kong Football Club. Tom has also represented Hong Kong U20 levelin Rugby League.
Since suffering an injury during a tournament which forced him to stop playing rugby, Tom has fullydedicated to coaching and inspiring young people to play and enjoy sports. He is now also the HKFCGirl's First Team Rugby Team Coach.
Matt has a keen interest in early years sports development and an extensive coaching background, already spanning 15 years.
"Sport at its core is about having fun, being active, and playing with friends. Therefore my coaching style focuses on maximising game time so kids play as much as possible!"
"Having the opportunity to coach is amazing and I believe patience is a key factor when working with children"
"A good coach is someone that can pass on the experience, skills & qualities that they have learnt themselves from others"
"When my students encounter challenges, I love to encourage them, offer tips and help them to improve."
"I enjoy incorporating a friendly and welcoming approach to my classes as I believe if the kids feel comfortable, they are more likely to perform."
"A patient enthusiastic sports coach with a friendly and happy attitude and aims to grow kids' confidence in each activity."
"I want to help kids discover and develop their natural talent in sports early, whilst at the same time making sure not to neglect their weaknesses so they can become well rounded athletes."