Neal Hatley

Head Coach

After rejoining the Club as Forwards and Defence Coach following England’s World Cup campaign in Autumn 2019, Neal Hatley was appointed Head Coach in August 2020.

Hatley brings a wealth of coaching experience and knowledge of high performing environments following his time with England, as well as his previous coaching spells at Bath and London Irish. The development of the squad and the game we want to play will be significantly benefited by the strength and quality of Hatley’s skills and track record of developing world-class players, and driving the performance a squad on and off the pitch, to win games at the very highest level.

Coach's Check In | Hatley on Bath Rugby's bye week and arrival of Joe Simpson

14 October 2021

In this week's Coach's Check In with Compeed, Neal Hatley details the benefits of having a bye week. Read more 

Bath Rugby Unseen | Episode 6: All eyes on Round 1

17 September 2021

With pre-season done, attention turns to what all the hard work has been building towards – the opening day of the Gallagher Premiership campaign. Read more 

Bath Rugby Unseen | Episode 3: Our Defensive Mindset

31 August 2021

A lot of reflection has taken place during pre-season on Bath Rugby's defensive performance during the 2020/21 season. Read more