Mike Friday Current USA Sevens Head Coach
About Mike Friday
Mike is renowned as one of the best 7’s coaches in the world.
He was one of the first specialist England 7’s players making his debut in 1996 going on to captained the side at the 1998 Commonwealth Games and the 2001 World Cup.
Mike is England 7’s most successful coach to date, winning 10 titles, including 4 successive Hong Kong titles England 7’s to their only medal games (Silver at the 2006 Commonwealth Games).
More recently he masterminded the rise of Kenya 7’s to become a world force in the game taking them to the Top 4 in the World in 2012/13 and he is now working with USA 7’s to establish their credentials on the World Series and to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Read more about Mike at www.nextgen7s.com
2003-06: England 7s
2012-13: Kenya 7s
2014- USA Rugby 7s
Mike Friday's courses
Mike Friday's latest articles
Coming Soon - Mike Friday: 7s Contact Skills (Tackle breakdown & Clear Out)
Mike Friday and the Kenya 7s team go through a session on contact skills at the breakdown
Never take the Basics for Granted
Mike Friday talks about how he got into coaching and why it’s in his blood.
The secret to success in Sevens
Mike Friday on the comparison between 7s and XVs rugby and how Team GB can make an impact on the 2016 Olympics.
Coming Soon - Mike Friday: 7s Attack Patterns
Watch the preview to Mike Friday’s latest video module ‘7s Attack Patterns’
Coming soon - Mike Friday: Attacking drills & game analysis for 7s rugby
Mike Friday and the Kenya 7s team work on the fundamentals of attack – plays, depth, realignment and self-analysis.