Leeds Tykes
Head coach, Mike Aspinall
Age: 41
Date joined: 12/06/2023
Height: 178cm
Previous teams: Leeds Tykes, Harrogate
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Mike Aspinall joined Leeds Tykes for the 2023/24 season as Head Coach. Mike, who played for Leeds Tykes between 2006 and 2008 was Assistant Backs Coach as part of Andy Key’s coaching team. He was also Assistant Coach under Diccon Edwards.

Mike started his coaching career while playing for Harrogate. He became Head Coach/Director of Rugby at Harrogate working with Rob Rawlinson who was scrum coach.

Read all the details and hear from Mike in his video where he tells us about his role, experience, what it’s like to be back, and how he wants our supporters to enjoy what they see on the pitch.

For the 2024/25 season, Mike will play more of a supporting role.

Mike chats with former Richmond Director of Rugby, Steve Hill.

Keith Howard Spirit of the Tykes award - Mike Aspinall
Keith Howard Spirit of the Tykes award – Mike Aspinall presented by Pete Seabourne

Other Coaches And Players Members

Callum Irvine
Fly half/full back/inside centre
James Harrison
Lock/flanker
James Phllips
Consultant Forwards Coach
Ewan Evans
Fly half/Centre
Aarin Yorke
Hooker
Adam Brown
Hooker
Ben Dixon
Centre
Ben Turpin
Fly-half/full-back
Ben Whyman
Back row
Cameron Melville
Centre/full-back
Charlie Venables
Full-back/utility back
Chris Bell
Lock
Eddie Brown
Lock, flanker, #8
Henry Derbyshire
Loosehead Prop
Ewan Laughton
Scrum-half
Harry Jukes
Winger
Henry Macnab
Scrum-half
Jake Brady
Lock
James Magee
Winger/full-back
Jonny Teague
Openside Flanker
Jordan Cordice
Tighthead prop
Lucas Walsh
Blindside Flanker
Max Thatcher
Hooker & Back Row
Ollie Kenyon
Second/Back row
Junior Nu'u
Centre
Kieran Davies
Full-back/fly-half
Kit Keith
Scrum-half
Sam Stoddart
Hooker
Seremaia Bai Turagabec
Winger/fly-half
Thomas Collins
Flanker/lock
Tobi Ademakin
Back row/Prop
Tom Williams
Centre/winger
Will Hardwick
Scrum-half