Director of Rugby Mark Hammett acknowledges Cardiff Blues must look to keep recent cup momentum going - but stressed creating the right environment for long-term success is just as vital right now for the region.
Jon Is responsible for the development of coaches in the region. He runs a formal coach education programme that includes Coaching Rugby Union UKCC Levels 1 to 3 and initiatives such as Rugby and Tag Leaders. He also designs and delivers across the region Continual Professional Development Events. One of his main roles is to maintain and develop the WRU's Coaching Locker that aids coaches with their delivery back in their clubs. Jon also supports and delivers at the University of South Wales with the students who are on the Rugby coaching degree. Jon represented Wales at Age Grade levels, is a Cambridge University Blue and had 10 years as a professional Rugby Player before joining the Welsh Rugby Union in 2011.