Ottawa Aces have appointed Laurent Frayssinous as the club’s first head coach.
The Canadian side will enter League 1 ahead of the 2021 season, having taken on the licence of Hemel Stags.
Frayssinous, who was coach of Catalans between 2013-17, will lead the Aces in their inaugural season.
Aces president Eric Perez said: “Laurent brings a wealth of experience to the role.
“His experience coaching Catalans in Super League, his philosophy on building a team and culture are exactly what Ottawa needs to be successful.”
Frayssinous added: “I will give it my all in Ottawa, and I’m confident we can bring success to the club and the city.
“We have a lot of big and exciting plans, and I look forward to getting on the job.”
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