Director of Rugby
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Director of Rugby David Young joined Wasps in 2011 since when he has masterminded the Club’s ascent from an 11th-placed Premiership finish to three successive play-off appearances.
In addition, Wasps have three times qualified for the last eight of the Champions Cup during the former prop-forward’s time at the helm.
Young was named as the Premiership’s Rugby Director of the Season in 2016/17 following Wasps’ extra-time final defeat by Exeter Chiefs.
Prior to joining the Black and Golds, Young enjoyed a successful spell as Head Coach of Cardiff Blues – the club he captained from 1998 to 2002.
During his time at Arms Park, Young’s club finished as runners-up in the 2006/07 Magners League and won both the Anglo-Welsh Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup.
Young’s glittering playing career was headlined by British & Irish Lions call-ups in 1989, 1997 and 2001.
The tighthead also won 51 Wales caps, including a spell as captain, and has both played for and coached the Barbarians.
Young also captained Wales in Rugby League during spells with Leeds and Salford.