Welcome to the U12 Boys team! All players eligible for this age group should have been born in 2011 for the 2022/23 season.
The U12 Boys team is managed and led by parent Head Coach Nick Ritter. The core rugby coaching and skill development is run by our Societe Generale Valley RFC professional players Adam Rolston, Sheldon Coffin and Andrew Bridle! Click on the bio’s below to find out more about the coaches and how to contact them with any questions about the U12 program!
The U12 Boys team trains from Sunday 4th September 2022 to April 2023 for the 2022/23 season. They train every Sunday morning at Wong Chuk Hang Recreation Ground unless the Richard Hawkes Cup tournament is on (the competition boys play in at U12), joint training with another club has been arranged or it is a key holiday period.
From the UK, Nick is the father of two boys, Oliver and Max, who have been with the club for the past 6 years. Nicked helped coach the U7’s, U8’s, stepping up in a head coach role with the U9's, U10’s and U11’s. Passionate about sport broadly Nick’s love for the club is built around the life friendships and community that Valley Fort affords. So much so Nick is also Head of Off Field on the Valley Fort Executive Committee. Nick runs the macro trading for a macro hedge fund and outside of sport and family has a love for general aviation.
Adam is from both Northern Ireland and Hong Kong! He plays scrum half for SocGen Valley RFC and has represented Hong Kong in both Sevens and XV's. Adam has his World Rugby Level 1 and 2 coaching qualifications.
Sheldon is from New Zealand and has been playing and coaching for Valley RFC since 2014. After doing a stint in the UK, Sheldon then came to Hong Kong to play and coach. He’s keen to give back to both the club and the game which has offered him so much throughout his career. Sheldon has his level 1 in 15’s and 7’s, level 2 and is currently completing the level 3 World Rugby Accreditation.
Bio coming soon!