Cheshire RFU are delighted to announce the honorary appointments of Simon Verbickas and Hugo Corbett as our coaching leads. Brief information and contact details are outlined below

Simon Verbickas – Coaching Lead –

Simon has represented Lancashire, England U21’s and Lithuania in world cup qualifiers as well as Samurai in the World 7’s Series.  His playing career also includes a spell with Sale Sharks and then Widnes Vikings in Professional Rugby League.

Simon has a RFU Level 3 accreditation, degree in Sports Coaching, is a certified World Rugby Coach Developer and has lots of experience across the game off the field in many environments.  Simon also worked for the RFU for over 10 years developing rugby across Cheshire. 

He is the current Director of Rugby at Wirral Rugby after successful spells at Caldy, Sandbach & Chester, the Head Coach for the County Women, as well as currently Head of the Lithuanian International 15’s programme.


Hugo Corbett – Assistant Coaching Lead –

Hugo is an experienced age grade coach, he has delivered across many pathways including County, DPP and Divisional. He is an RFU Level 4 coach, Head of Rugby at Stockport Grammar School and Sale Sharks Development Group U16 coach.