Chris Rose - Director of Rugby
Chris joined Hill House School in 2019 from Audenshaw School in Manchester where he spent twelve years as Director of Rugby. Prior to this he taught at Crossley Heath School in Halifax and at The North Halifax Grammar School. He has also worked extensively in professional and international rugby league with Leeds Rhinos, Warrington Wolves, Salford Red Devils and in the Championship with Halifax RLFC. Chris coached England Rugby League at Youth level for four years and guided Chester RUFC to the SSE National League Division Three title in 2013. He has also worked as a Guest Coach in the United States with Siena College and the Morris Lions and as a commentator and summariser for BBC Radio Leeds.
Andre Snyman - Head Coach
Andre Snyman commenced his playing career with the Blue Bulls in Pretoria in 1994 and his career spanned for 16 years including representing the Springboks on 38 occasions. He was a member of the 1997 South Africa team that famously contested the series with the British Lions and played in the Rugby Championship for eight seasons. His other clubs include the Sharks and Leeds Tykes as well as Perpignan in France. He was most recently the coach of the Glendale Raptors in Denver, Colorado where he won back to back championship titles before joining Hill House in 2019.
Jay has been a member of rugby staff at Hill House for four years and is currently the Head Coach of Selby RFC. His playing career has included representing Doncaster Phoenix and Yorkshire on over 20 occasions. Prior to this he played Academy Rugby for Leeds Carnegie and also for Leeds Beckett University. Jay was the Tour Leader of the Hill House Tour of Canada in the summer of 2019.
Marcus is a former student of Hill House School and earned a full scholarship to play Rugby Union for Leeds Beckett University. He has coached at County Level with Berkshire and works extensively with the junior teams in the school.