Gareth Baber

Gareth is a Welsh, former rugby player, and now a rugby coach. As a player he represented Oxford University and Pontypriff in their European Shield victory in 2001. He transitioned into coaching in 2008, becoming an Assistant for the Wales Under 20 side, before eventually becoming the Head Coach of Cardiff Blues. In 2013 he became head of Hong Kong men’s rugby sevens and also directed the senior men’s, women’s and youth programs.

In 2016 he became the coach of the Fiji Men 7’s, ultimately leading them to 11 tournament victories, including the 2019 World championship and the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 2nd Olympic medal in the nation’s history.