Adam Ashley-Cooper will be the new assistant coach by LA Giltinis for the next season of the Major League Rugby. After his last season as a player in the American franchise, now the former figure of the Wallabies, will be part of the staff together with Steve Hoiles.
The Australian will work alongside Orene Ai’i, backs coach, to make sure you have a good statistics in attack in the MLR. In addition, it will continue as American Backs emerging club mentor.
At the time, Hoiles had asked him to join as a coach, due to the good relationship that both have due to their shared past in the Wallabies. The exback had also cooperated in the draft for the latest additions to the roster of: James O’Neill, Sam Klimkowski, and Gerald Lowe.
“This is an excellent opportunity at Giltinis to implement some of the ideas and tricks that I have from my long career,” Ashley-Cooper stated. Furthermore, he added: “The last season with Los Angeles was the one I enjoyed the most in my entire career in terms of the culture of the team and the time we were together as players coming from all over the world.. This is a transition rather than a retirement, because we all know that rugby players never really retire. “