COMMUNITY Group is delighted to announce the appointment of our first Head of Community at new partners High Wycombe RUFC.

Joe Pegg joins the company with a plethora of experience in delivering sport and educational sessions and we are excited to see him drive our partnership with the Buckinghamshire club forward.

High Wycombe RUFC’s community department has been powered by Community Group for a month now. We will be working with local schools to support rugby delivery throughout the year, while also supporting and engaging the wider community.

Joe has previously worked as a Foundation Manager at London Irish RFC, delivering rugby, sport and education sessions across London, Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire and Middlesex. He has coached more than 29,000 participants across 2,500 sessions, working with groups from schools, clubs, areas of deprivation and people affected by homelessness, mental health and addiction. His previous experience also includes working for Wycombe District Council.

Joe said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be joining Community Group as Head of Community at High Wycombe RUFC. The club has a fantastic history and a long-standing relationship with the community and this is something I am looking forward to developing. Community should be at the heart of what we do and I am excited about High Wycombe working towards becoming a hub of activity for community rugby and sport.”

Community Group Founder, Matt Price, added: “I am delighted that Joe has joined us. He has superb experience in the community sport sector and will add a huge amount to Community Group, High Wycombe RUFC and the wider community. Community Group is passionate about making a difference and I am confident Joe will do just that.”

Community Group specialise in aiding the enrichment, well-being and health of our communities through wide-ranging and exceptional opportunities. If you would like to know more about how Community Group can support your club, please get in touch by clicking HERE.