Ben has coached Scotland age-group sides at U16, U17 and U18, as well as in the BT Premiership with Boroughmuir RFC, enjoying National League success in 2013/2014 and also Scottish Cup in 2014/2015.
The UKCC level 3 coach is currently the Scotland U20 Defence coach and helped steer the side to historic wins over England and Australia in season 2015/16.
Ben, a recipient of the MacPhail scholarship in 2013, has worked as an Academy Coach for eight years and helped develop a large number of age-grade players that have moved into the professional game.
Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, he arrived in Scotland in 2000 and represented Boroughmuir for nine seasons. He experienced Premier League and Scottish Cup success twice each and was contracted to Edinburgh Rugby part-time, while also playing for the Club XV side.
Ben is currently pursuing his UKCC level 4 course with Napier University.