POSTMAN Phil Olds has been shortlisted for a national award for his coaching services at Redruth.

He is up for the QBE Insurance Coach of the Year prize which will be decided at the National Rugby Awards in London on September 2.

Since first volunteering as a coach 16 years ago, Olds has looked after the Under 12s, 16s and colts at the club and has also led Trewirgie School to the the final of the Schools Cup at Twickenham in 2008.

Alongside his work on the pitch, Olds has also held various management positions in the junior rugby section and is currently the club representative for the Redruth Charity Trust.