Head Coach

Carl Forster

played for Salford in the Super League until the end of 2015. As of 2016 he plays for Swinton. He plays predominantly as a prop, and signed for Saints from local amateur club Pilkington Recs in 2009. 2011's Super League XVI was his first as a professional with St Helens. He enjoyed Grand Final success with Saints' Academy.In June 2012, Carl signed a 2-year contract with St Helens.

For 2015 season Carl played for Salford

 Carl re-Joined Haven late in the 2016 and joined three other senior players to take over as coaches.

Carl was awarded the Head Coach/ Player  Job for the 2017 Season which was then extended until 2019

Assistant Coach

Anthony Stewart

He began playing at Hindley Juniors before joining Saints. Having won the 1999 Championship, St Helens RLFC contested in the 2000 World Club Challengeagainst National Rugby League Premiers the Melbourne Storm, with Stewart playing from the interchange bench in the loss. As Super League V champions, St Helens RLFC played against 2000 NRL Premiers, the Brisbane Broncos in the 2001 World Club Challenge. Stewart played from the interchange bench in Saints' victory. Stewart played for St Helens RFC on the wing in their 2002 Super League Grand Final victory against the Bradford Bulls. Having won Super League VI, St Helens contested the 2003 World Club Challenge against 2002 NRL Premiership-winners, the Sydney Roosters. Stewart played at on the wing in Saints' 38-0 loss.

Anthony signed for Salford City Reds on loan from St Helens in 2004. He signed permanently in 2005. He was named in the Ireland training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.


Anthony Stuart Join us for 2017 as CArl's Assistant Coach

Scott McAvoy

Recently retired club legend Scott McAvoy stays on at Haven for the 2018 season as part of Carl Forster's Backroom Staff. "Macca" will certainly help off the field with his vast knowledge of the game and help bring through the youngsters within the 2018 squad.