Professional Rugby Union Coach
Shaun Edwards, OBE is a rugby union coach, and former rugby league player. He is currently assistant coach (defence) of Wales, a post he has held since 2008.
A scrum half or stand-off, Edwards is the most decorated player in rugby league history, with 37 winners medals. In 2015 he was the 25th person inducted into the Rugby League Hall of Fame.
As a schoolboy, he is the only player to have captained England in both rugby league and rugby union. He played for Wigan in the Championship and Super League between 1983 and 1997. Playing for Wigan, Edwards won a record eight championships and a record nine Challenge Cups. In total he played in eleven Challenge Cup finals, also a record. He was voted Man of Steel in 1990 and is an inductee of the Wigan Hall of Fame.