Gareth Baber

Coach, Athlete

1972 –

17

Who is Gareth Baber?

Gareth Baber is a Welsh former rugby footballer and now a rugby union coach. He is the current coach of the Hong Kong national rugby sevens team.

During his playing career Baber earned a Blue for Oxford University's rugby team. He also featured at scrum-half for Pontypridd RFC, and featured prominently in Pontypridd's European Shield victory over London Irish in 2001 where he appeared on the Wing.

Baber was assistant coach with the Wales National Under 20 team. Baber was also academy skills coach at Welsh regional side Cardiff Blues. In July 2011 Baber and Justin Burnell were appointed Head Coaches of the Cardiff Blues following the resignation of Dai Young.

Gareth Baber signed to become head of men's rugby sevens at the Hong Kong Sports Institute on 4 November 2013. He will direct Hong Kong's senior men's, women's and youth programs at elite level.

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Born
May 23, 1972
Cardiff
Nationality
  • Wales
Profession
Education
  • Swansea University
  • University of Oxford
Lived in
  • Cardiff

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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