Keele Crusaders Head Coach Resigns, New HC Announced

The Keele Crusaders have announced the departure of Head Coach Nick Thompson. While no reason has been shared for the midseason departure, DC are aware that Coach Thompson resigned from his post.

However, in a supportive statement shared by the Crusaders on their Facebook page, Keele have thanked Coach Thompson for his efforts, and also moved quickly to ensure their coaching staff is reorganised ready for this weekend’s crucial fixture against the table-topping Manchester Tyrants.

Per the statement, former Defensive Coordinator and current player-coach, Nathe Owen, will be stepping up into the Head Coach role, following five years with the programme.

For more information on other coaching shifts, check out the full statement:




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