Phil has over 20 years experience working in education settings. Starting his career in Nursery and Primary Schools. Phil then spent 14 years working in Further Education Colleges initially as a lecturer, progressing to Assistant Principal of a Catholic Sixth Form College. Phil's most recent position prior to joining Maximum Edge, was as a Director of a North-West University.
Phil played and now coaches Amateur Rugby League; winning Primary Coach of the Year 2017 and last year was short-listed for the Rugby Football League's Children's Coach of the Year.
Despite success as a player and in his professional life, Phil's proudest moment is coaching the world's first ever child with Down's Syndrome to play Rugby.