Calum Clark retires from rugby for new position at Saracens


Saracens can right this moment reveal that Calum Clark has retired from skilled rugby, nevertheless he’ll  stay with the membership within the new place of Wellbeing and Private Improvement Supervisor.

Clark, who joined Sarries in 2017 went on to make 57 appearances for the Males in Black, and he additionally gained one England cap as he represented his nation in Paris in opposition to France earlier than the 2015 Rugby World Cup. 

The back-rower, who spent seven years at Northampton Saints earlier than heading to North London has been finding out the psychological aspect of sport, and he’ll now be staying on and dealing intently alongside David Jones, who’s Head of Psychology and Private Improvement on the membership. 

Clark is happy by his new alternative at StoneX Stadium. 

“When it comes to being a participant I’d say it’s been nice to have had the chance to come back and problem myself at a membership like Saracens. It hasn’t labored out the way in which that I had hoped as a participant however I’ve met some nice folks and discovered rather a lot about myself. 

“For my subsequent position, I’ve been finding out arduous alongside my rugby profession for plenty of years. I’m passionate abut bettering the way in which by which the psychological and emotional well being of athletes is approached and dealt with. 

“Fortunately that is an space that Saracens are additionally seeking to enhance and I really feel very fortunate to be persevering with as a part of the organisation. I’d wish to thank the membership for his or her help throughout what has been a very troublesome time frame for me. I look ahead to the alternatives and challenges that lie forward.”

Director of Rugby Mark McCall is happy that Clark will probably be embarking on a brand new problem together with his aspect. 

“Calum will probably be working to additional the golf equipment Private Improvement and Psychology provision. 

Having accomplished publish graduate examine in Psychology, Calum will probably be supporting gamers in varied areas reminiscent of making ready for a profession publish Rugby and the psychological and emotional facets {of professional} sport. 

We’re trying ahead to Calum beginning his new position and serving to to progress the Saracens tradition”


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