Rugby operations contacts

General Enquiries

For general enquiries about playing, volunteering or coaching rugby in Scotland, email

Rugby Operations Department

Director of Rugby Operations

Colin Thomson      0131 346 5020


John GilliesWest regional competitions administrator07764 178954
Neil CrooksCompetitions Manager07764 178942
Iain BowlesCaledonia regional competitions administrator07736 783755
Garry GoldEast regional competitions administrator 07580 463791
Hamish MunroCompetitions Administrator0131 346 5182
Laura HendersonCompetitions Assistant0131 346 5119


Regional Development

Nick RennieHead of clubs and schools  0131 3465009
Neil CarriePartnership projects manager0131 3465088
Alex EdmonstoneGlasgow North regional development manager07764 178936
Doc McKelveyEdinburgh Rugby; rugby development manager07834 542974
Sarah QuickWomen and girls, rugby development manager07815 490311
Peter CookCentral07764 178956
Brian BellHighlands and Islands07834 342962
Glen TippettGlasgow Warriors; rugby development manager07764 178913
Brian RenwickEast Lothian, Borders 07764 178901
Graham LindsayTayside and Fife07764 178920
Peter YoungGrampian07764 178941



Neil GrahamCoaching Development Manager07970 649768
Claire ScottCoach Development Administrator0131 346 5167
Eddie PollockSpecialist Coaching Coordinator07772 408884
James WadeCoach Development Officer (East Region)07812 098527
Andrew DouglasCoach Development Officer (West Region)07764 772250
Sinclair PatienceCoach Development Officer (Noth Region)07971 606223
Paul KestertonEducation Manager (Modern Apprentices)07817 970508
Bosman Du PlessisPositive Coaching Scotland Manager07581 051157



Roy McCombeHead of Match Officials07764 430998
Mellisa GracieReferee Co-ordinator0131 3465049
Colin BrettReferee Development Manager - Edinburgh07971 605618
Bob EastonReferee Development Manager - Caledonia07764 178897
Andy MacphersonReferee Development Manager - Glasgow07764 772247
Iain HeardReferee Development Manager - Borders07764 178926
Martyn HawthornNational Referee Coach Manager07764 430999