Highest Level Coached: Scottish Premier 2, Edinburgh Rugby U16 Head Coach, Edinburgh Rugby U17 Forwards Coach, Edinburgh U18 asst Coach, Edinburgh Rugby Specialist Skills Coach
Video Footage: No
Availability: from 05/05/2012
Having coached players from other parts of the world and learned from them I am keen to put myself into a different Rugby culture and transfer my skills and knowledge to players in a new and challenging Rugby environment.
Languages Spoken: English
Qualifications and Accreditation(s):
IRB Rugby Ready UKCC Level 2
Scottish Club Rugby - 2005-2006 Boroughmuir RFC 2nd XV Assistant Coach, 2006-2007 Lismore RFC Head Coach, 2008 Present Day Boroughmuir RFC 2nd XV Head Coach, 2008 Present Day - Boroughmuir RFC 1st VII Head Coach. Representative Rugby - 2003 2004 Edinburgh Rugby Pathways Coach 2004 - 2005 - Edinburgh Rugby U17 Forwards Coach 2005 2007 Edinburgh Rugby U16 Assistant Coach 2007 2009 Edinburgh Rugby U18 Assistant Coach 2009 2010 Edinburgh Rugby U16 Head Coach 2008 Present Day Edinburgh Rugby Specialist Skills Coach
BEd (Hons) Physical Education - The University of Edinburgh
Coaching Ethics and Beliefs:
I believe in getting the basics right. Basic skills are the fundamentals that allow individual and collective success. A focus on game based approach and developing decision making skills will make for adaptable and intuitive players.
Honours: Scotland U18, Edinburgh U16,U18,U19,U21. Melrose 7s winner 2002 - Boroughmuir RFC, Milan 7s winner 2002 - Rugby Ecosse
Current Employer : City of Edinburgh Council
Position Held : Teacher of Physical Education