Warriors confirm rugby support staff for new season

Glasgow Warriors can confirm that Phil Healey will become Head of Strength and Conditioning next season, joining incoming head coach Dave Rennie from the Chiefs.

Healey, who has spent nine years in the same role with the Chiefs in Super Rugby and five years at Counties Manukau, replaces Stuart Yule who has moved from the Warriors to the Scotland national set-up. 

Jason O'Halloran, Jonathan Humphreys, Kenny Murray and Mike Blair have already been confirmed as assistant coaches. 

Francisco Tavares also joins from the Chiefs as a Strength and Conditioning Coach to replace Thibault Giroud who has left the club.

Both will work alongside existing Strength and Conditioning Coach George Petrakos.

Toby West replaces Gavin Vaughan as Lead Performance Analyst. West, who has previously worked with Scotland, Scotland 7s and Domestic Rugby, will join Performance Analyst Greg Woolard for 2017/18.

Clinical Manager and Lead Physiotherapist Nicola McGuire will work alongside Team Physiotherapists Gabrielle McCullough and Francesco Fronzoni. David Pugh is the Club Doctor.

John Manson remains the Rugby Operations Manager and Dougie Mills will continue in his role as Kit Manager.