Domestic Rugby Contacts

General Enquiries

The full list of specific contacts for matters relating to Schools & Youth, Club Support, Coaching and Match Officials can be found below. Alternatively, you can contact Scottish Rugby via email at or call the Clubs and Schools Helpline where we will endeavour to deal with your enquiry quickly, or put you in contact with the appropriate colleague who can do so. If the lines are busy please leave a message and contact details and we will call you back as soon as possible.

Domestic Rugby Department


For all enquiries relating to competitions run by Scottish Rugby, please contact the relevant administrator below for that competition or region.
Neil CrooksCompetitions Manager

07764 178942

Email Neil Crooks

John GilliesWest regional competitions administrator

07764 178954

Email John Gillies

Mark SalterCaledonia regional competitions administrator

07736 783755

Email Mark Salter

Garry GoldEast regional competitions administrator

07580 463791

Email Garry Gold

Laura HendersonCompetitions Coordinator

0131 346 5119

07764 178921

Email Laura Henderson

Jennifer DewarCompetitions Assistant

0131 346 5182

Email Jennifer Dewar


Schools & Youth

For enquiries relating to Scottish Rugby's work, programmes and initiatives to increase players, teams and quality and frequency of competition (including Club DO and Schools of Rugby partnerships), please contact the relevant Schools & Youth Manager below for your region.

Colin ThomsonHead of Schools & Youth

0131 346 5020

Email Colin Thomson

Graham LindsaySchools & Youth Manager - Caledonia

07764 178920

Email Graham Lindsay

Alex EdmonstoneSchools & Youth Manager - Glasgow North

07764 178936

Email Alex Edmonstone

Glen TippettSchools & Youth Manager - Glasgow South

07764 178913

Email Glen Tippett

Alastair ChalmersSchools & Youth Manager - East (Edinburgh, Lothians, Borders)

07972 211117

Email Alastair Chalmers

Kris BurneySchools & Youth Partnership Officer

07972 211118

Email Kris Burney

Peter YoungOutreach & Equality Manager

07764 178941

Email Peter Young

Sarah QuickWomen & Girls Development Manager

07815 490311

Email Sarah Quick

Kimberley JamiesonRugby Development Officer: Womens & Girls, North

07580 463857

Email Kimberley Jamieson

Jennifer MillerRegional Rugby Development Officer Women & Girls - West

07580 904891

Email Jennifer Miller

Sam ParlaneSchool Fixtures Coordinator

07971 606398

Email Sam Parlane


Club Services

For enquiries relating to club sustainability and support, please contact the Club Services Manager below for your region.

Nick RennieHead of Club Services

0131 346 5009

Email Nick Rennie

Brian BellClub Services Manager - Caledonia

07834 342962

Email Brian Bell

Peter CookClub Services Manager - Edinburgh, Mid & West Lothian

07764 178956

Email Peter Cook

Andrew FlockhartClub Services Manager - West

07764 178901

Email Andrew Flockhart

David EdgeClub Services Manager - Borders & East Lothian

07581 051157

Email David Edge


Student & Adult Participation

For enquiries relating to student rugby and programmes designed to improve retention and participation into adult rugby please contact:
Darren BurnsStudent & Adult Participation Manager

0131 346 5137

Email Darren Burns

Chris PaceyStudent & Adult Participation Officer

07834 542973



For enquiries relating to Coach Education courses, resources and CPD opportunities including UKCC courses, Wordl Rugby courses, S&C courses, Specialist Skills, LTPD and Modern Apprenticeships.
Neil GrahamCoaching Development Manager

07970 649768

Email Neil Graham

Claire ScottCoach Development Administrator

07773 082924

Email Claire Scott

Eddie PollockSpecialist Coaching Coordinator

07772 408884

Email Eddie Pollock

James WadeCoach Development Officer (East Region)

07583 294259

Email James Wade

Andrew DouglasCoach Development Officer (West Region)

07764 772250

Email Andrew Douglas

Sinclair PatienceCoach Development Officer (Caledonia Region)

07971 606223

Email Sinclair Patience

Gordon LyonCoach Development Officer (Borders & East Lothian. Positive Coaching Scotland Manager)

07794 623373

Email Gordon Lyon

Peter JericevichCoach Development Officer (Strength & Conditioning)

078345 41521

Email Peter Jericevich

Paul KestertonEducation Manager (Modern Apprentices)

07817 970508

Email Paul Kesterton



For enquiries relating to match officials opportunities, recruitment, allocations, training and development.
Tappe HenningReferee Commissioner

07813 536697

Email Tappe Henning

Dave PearsonHigh Performance Manager

07734 683749

Email Dave Pearson

Mellisa GracieReferee Co-ordinator

0131 346 5049

Email Mellisa Gracie

Colin Brett

Referee Development Manager

(Academy referees)

07971 605618

Email Colin Brett

Bob Easton

Referee Development Manager

(Contender referees, training & development)

07764 178957

Email Bob Easton

Andy Macpherson

Referee Development Manager

(High Performance Referees)

07764 772247

Email Andy Macpherson


Business Intelligence

Kieran HudsonBusinesss Intelligence Manager

0131 346 5157

Email Kieran Hudson

Alicia MacMahonBusiness Intelligence Coordinator

0131 346 5162

Email Alicia MacMahon


Domestic Rugby Support

Rebecca FinnieSenior Administrator

0131 346 5024

Shona StottCommunity Rugby Administrator

0131 346 5155

Email Shona Stott

Mellisa GracieReferee Coordinator

0131 346 5049

Email Mellisa Gracie



If none of the above contacts are available please contact:

Clubs & Schools Helpline (Mon to Fri, 9am-5pm) 0131 346 5166