Players & Staff at The Cornish Pirates...
Plymouth-born in 1976, James is a well-known figure in South-West rugby. A Dad to three children, he lives in Newquay with his partner Debbie.
When a player James featured at Hooker for teams including Nottingham, Plymouth Albion, Penzance & Newlyn RFC, and Ivybridge, whilst representative honours were gained playing for Great Britain Colleges (captain), Notts, Lincs & Derby and Devon at senior level.
James also has an impressive ‘CV’ as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, including since 2015 the Cambridge University Blues men’s team, plus their women’s side. He is also the owner of James Owen Strength and Conditioning based in Newquay.
With over 20 years coaching experience James brings to the Pirates a great wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm – and it has been good to welcome him back at the club.