A former Toulouse and France International winger, Ugo Mola is quickly making his mark in the coaching profession.
Mola played a key role at Toulouse during their heyday when the club won the Heineken Champions Cup and the Top 14.
His club form lead to International call ups with the speedster representing his country 12 times between 1997 and 1999 scoring 6 tries including a hattrick at a Rugby World Cup.
Mola represented Toulouse between 1990 and 1996 with stints at Dax and Castres following before his retirement from professional rugby in 2005.
Right after his retirement, Mola went straight into coaching start with club side SC Mazamet with a stint at Castres following in 2006.
Between 2008 and 2012 he worked with Brive alongside the likes of Laurent Seigne and Christophe Laussucq before he assisting Albi.
Following the departure of Guy Novès, manager of Stade Toulouse since 1993, Mola was chosen to replace Noves at the club in 2018.
Mola had a slow start to his time at the club with his second season seeing the side end 12th overall in the TOP14.
This lead to the club going on mass recruitment bringing in the likes of Antoine Dupont, Charlie Faumuina, Zack Holmes and Cheslin Kolbe.
Mola claimed his first title as the Toulouse head coach winning the 2018/19 TOP14.
JW Jan 2021