Rhys Edwards

Rhys Edwards is a Rugby Union Coach. In 2015 he coaches the Wales Women National Rugby Union Squad who compete in the 6 Nations Championship and IRB World Cup.

Edwards attended Cardiff Metropolitan University, where he played on the school rugby team. He later played for Bedwas RFC.

Between 2007 and 2011, Edwards completed a MDip in Performance Analysis. In 2013 he studied toward an MSc in Sports Coaching.

Edwards worked as a physical education teacher at Caldicot School. Rhys worked for the Cardiff Blues as Head Coach of their U16 Academy Pathway team. He was appointed Head Coach of Beddau in February 2010 ,and served until early 2013.

Edwards was appointed as Attack Coach for the 2011 Six Nations campaign, before being stepping in as Head Coach for the final two games.

In 2014 he oversaw both the National 15s and 7s programme which rcompeted at 2013 FIRA-AER Championship in Brive & Marbella.

In 2015 he was named head coach of the Wales Women rugby team.