Michael Hirst
Michael Hirst
Title: Assistant Rugby Coach - Backs
Phone: 515-574-1296
Email: hirst@iowacentral.edu

Assistant Coach (Backs), “Chef” Michael, hails from England and is the Culinary Arts Director for Iowa Central.  He has been playing or coaching rugby for most of his life and has a tremendous love for the game.  Some of Chef Michael’s rugby accomplishments are:

  • Westcombe Park RFC:
    10 years playing scrumhalf or flyhalf 
    Team captain for 4 years consecutive
    Most winning team captain at junior level
    District and County (state) champions during captaincy
    Multiple cup winners and Festival winners
    Trials for county and National trials at scrumhalf
  • St Olaves Grammar school:
    Regular 1st fifteen scrumhalf and vice captain for 5 years
  • St Dunstans college:
    Regular 1st fifteen scrumhalf for 3 years