Sean Holley

Sean Holley is a TV Rugby Analyst for BBC Wales Scrum V in studio and outside broadcasts. Sean provides commentary and match analysis In-game and pre/post match. He also works for BT Sport, Sky Sports, S4C and hosts the Sony Award winning ‘Rugby Nation’ weekly show on Nation Radio. Sean writes technical coaching articles for several publications and has a regular monthly column in the World’s largest selling rugby publication, Rugby World.

Sean was Head Coach for Ospreys Rugby where he spent nine Seasons – over 250 games. He has worked with British Lions, Grand Slam winners, All Blacks and Springboks including the likes of Shane Williams, Gavin Henson, Adam Jones, Ryan Jones, Tommy Bowe, Justin Marshall, Jerry Collins, Scott Gibbs, Mike Phillips and many more. He has also worked as a Coach for the Welsh Rugby Union at all levels including the National Team in 2005 and 2009. Sean has also held several other high profile positions in the World of Rugby. He was the longest serving and most successful Welsh Regional Coach helping the Ospreys to win 5 titles and 3 Heineken Cup Quarter Final places. In 2013 Sean was appointed Head Coach for Bristol Rugby where in his first season Bristol finished top of the English Championship scoring a record number of tries and points. He left in 2016 having helped Bristol gain promotion to the Aviva Premiership.

Sean was the first Director of Rugby at the now prestigious Hartpury College where he was also Head Coach of the Gloucester RFC Academy.

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Sean Holley is an accomplished Event Host with particular skills as an MC, Q&A host and auctioneer. He is also a renowned after dinner and keynote speakerSean’s vast sport, media and business experience has left him with many ‘never before heard’ stories and memories that fascinate his audiences. His effervescent personality also makes him an ideal host for high profile events.

Sean is also much sought after by Businesses and Governing Bodies to speak about a range of topics including:-‘Developing High Performance Teams’; ‘Winning Teams’; ‘Modern Professional Coaching Environment’ amongst others.

Corporate Events

Sean is a renowned and sought after public speaker. His ability to entertain, motivate and organise make him the ideal candidate for your specific needs and events.

Keynote Speaking

Sean’s experiences in World Rugby, the Media and the Business community provide him with the opportunity to deliver on a diverse range of topics.

Education & Training

Sean has a great deal of experience in education, teaching, lecturing and developing a range of further and higher education courses. He wrote and developed the first ever ‘Rugby Studies’ Course through BTEC and established the fore-runner to the now Scarlets Rugby Academy at Coleg Sir Gar. He also is the creator of the exciting new iBroadcast programme in collaboration with Aspire2Be.


Whether it be event hosting, speaking, coaching rugby or Sean’s new iBroadcast programme in partnership with Aspire2Be, you can contact Sean by clicking below!



Rugby Analysis

I love my Rugby that’s for sure. Hopefully the players I have coached will vouch for my passion and commitment. Hopefully it comes across when I’m commentating on TV or when I’m analysing games from the Truck on Scrum V.

Television Commentary

I’m so lucky to work with Institutions like the BBC and Sky. To work alongside professional presenters and esteemed pundits like Jonathan Davies and Martyn Williams and see the producers and directors at first hand work their magic.

Sean's Radio Show

Rugby Nation goes from strength to strength – aided by the fabulous guests I am lucky enough to get on the Show, from Lions and All Blacks to coaches and celebrity rugby fans.

Event Hosting & Speaking

My experiences in World Rugby, the Media and the Business community provide me with the opportunity to deliver on a diverse range of topics.

Charity & Community

Sean works as an Ambassador for Venatour Travel, Velindre Cancer Centre and Rugby For Heroes where he helps to raise money to assist servicemen and women in their transition back to civilian life.


Sean has coached at Elite Level for over 20 years – he has coached at all National age group levels including the National Sevens team before a 9 year stint at Ospreys Rugby finishing as Head Coach in 2012.




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