Senior Squad Profiles

Staff 2018-19

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Chris Fuca
Joint Head Player/Coach

Chris has joined us from a successful time at Redruth RFC. He has decided to continue to play while he coaches.



Chris has played more than 300 games for Redruth and was part of the Cornwall side that made the five County Championship finals at Twickenham.

Joff Rowe
Director of Rugby

Joff is a very experienced and knowledgeable rugby man, with an excellent cv. After a successful playing career, including his hometown of St Ives, he took up coaching.

Placements include Exeter Academy and Brixham. This is his second appointment as Director of Rugby with The Hakes.

Jo moved to St Ives 9 years ago. Previously to this in her native Bristol she trained as a massage and sports therapist and worked alongside Bristol Rugby Club. However, after relocating, took a year to ‘find her feet’ in a

Rob Elloway
Joint Head Player/Coach

Rob enjoyed a fine professional career. His clubs included Gloucester (30apps) and Pirates (229). Born in Germany to a German mother, he played international

rugby for Germany from 2008-10. He has been involved with coaching St Ives since 2012. He is currently a player coach.

Matt Chandler
Fixture Secretary

Among his varied roles at the club, Matt writes extensive reports for press and website on every 1st XV match.

Russell Baragwanath
Chartered Physiotherapist

Previously a player at St Ives, Russell owns St Ives Health & Physiotherapy. He was also a coach at Middlesex RFU, where he was the owner of

Ruislip Physiotherapy. Russell has another role as the club's CRFU representative.

Joe Parma
Development Officer

Joe is a St Ives man who emigrated to Camborne and enjoyed a number of successful seasons with them. In 2016-17 he returned to St Ives as a player. His contribution and remit is now much more than this as he seeks to expand rugby in club and community.