David Ferguson - Physiotherapist
David holds an Honours degree in physiotherapy from Nottingham University. He has undergone an intense internship with David O 'Sullivan, the Head Physio at Huddersfield Giants before starting with Halifax RLFC in 2015.
Chris Rose - Assistant Coach
Chris began coaching at Halifax RLFC on the Scholarship programme in 2003 with Martin Gonzalez, as a coach with the U14 team. He also coached the Calderdale Service Area team at the time with players including current Fax prop, Luke Ambler and Jacob Fairbank of Huddersfield. Chris also worked within the RFL performance pathway at this time too as both an assistant coach and head coach on the Yorkshire Regional Camps between 2005 and 2007.
He was on the coaching staff at Siddal ARLFC for a number of years and was the coach of the U18 National Youth League winning team along with former Halifax player, Steve Greenwood. He has held Scholarship and Academy positions at Salford City Reds, Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves and was also English Schools Coach between 2007 and 2011. He also had the privilege of working with a number of our current players within the international programme including Keith Holden, Ryan Maneely, Chris Taylor and James Saltonstall.
He has also worked in rugby union as Academy Coach and 1st Team Skills Coach at Chester RUFC. It gives him great pleasure to return to coach at the club he has supported all his life.
Chris O'Connor - Lead Performance Analyst
Chris heads up Halifax RLFC's analysis team and has developed the analysis system that Halifax use to assess and develop the current first team squad. Both pre- and post-game analysis is mixed with live game coding to enable the coaching staff and players to analyse the individuals and whole teams performance.