Salford Red Devils are pleased to announce that Head Coach Ian Watson has signed a new 3 year contract with the club.
A former Salford player himself, Watson took over as Head Coach in 2015 and since then has made big strides with the squad, leading them to their best season, results-wise, in a decade.
Upon signing his new deal, Watson spoke of his pride to being taking the team forward;
“This a really proud moment for me. Being a Salford lad myself, this club means a huge deal to me and I’m delighted to given the opportunity to be able to continue to take it forward.
I feel like we have come a long way since 2015, and with the foundations we have put in place over the last two years, we will be able establish this club at the top end of Super League.”
Salford Red Devils CEO Ian Blease has been working on the new deal behind the scenes and is delighted to see Watson sign, he said;
“Getting Ian signed on a long term deal is a key part to what we are trying to achieve as a club. I know first hand just how ambitious he is, and it is a hugely exciting time for the Red Devils as we look to the future.”
Watson’s side are next in action on Friday night, away to the Widnes Vikings. Tickets for this game are available by visiting the The Salford Stadium or calling 0161 786 1574