Coach Birds to step down at end of Titans’ 2019 campaign

The Manchester Titans have shared word that Head Coach Pete Birds will be stepping down from his role with the club at the end of the 2019 season. Boasting an impressive 42-11 record as Head Coach, Birds has been at the head of the drive as the Titans fought their way all the way up from Division Two, into the Premiership, and then into the playoffs last season. Still in with a great shot at postseason action this year, playoffs once again would mean the Titans have seen postseason football in every year with Coach Birds at the reins!


The Titans Adult Contact Head Coach Pete Birds has announced that he will step down from coaching at the end of the season.   Coach Birds, who has also been the HC of the Uni of Manchester, will take a complete break from coaching a the end of the season.


Coach Birds leaves as the Titans most successful head coach, over the last 5 years he has a record of 42-11 (with 2 games still remaining in the 2019 season), 38-8 in the regular season.   In this time the Titans have risen from Division 2 all the way through to the Premier Division, making the playoffs in every season Coach Birds has been at the helm.

In his first season the Titans recorded a perfect 10-0 regular season, scoring 555 points and conceding just 50, this streak included a 4 game shut-out run, in fact between games 3 and 8 the Titans conceded just 6 points.

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In 2017 the Titans went 13-1 on their way to winning the Div 1 National Championship, beating the London Olympians 46-23 in the bowl game, in 2018 he lead the Titans into their first season in the Premier Division, a 7-3 record secured a playoff birth as the Titans ranked as one of the best four teams in the country.




Nick 'Willy Tee' Wilson-Town hails from the South West where he's spent the last decade bouncing around various teams at the university and senior level. He came to fame on the now departed unofficial forum thanks to his regularly irreverent Uniball predictions and general 'BUAFL wafflage'. Follow him on twitter @WillyTee1