Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson with Stuart Hogg during training


Interim head coach

Scott Johnson announces Scotland team to face Italy, RBS 6 Nations 2013Scott Johnson was appointed interim head coach of Scotland in January 2013. In his playing days, Johnson played for Parramatta Two Blues and Eastwood, and captained New South Wales Waratahs and Australia under-21.

He began his coaching career with Penrith, then New South Wales Waratahs in 2001, and was an assistant for the Australia A team who defeated the British & Irish Lions in Gosford.

Johnson left Australia to become skills coach with Wales, working throughout the 2003 Rugby World Cup and for their 2005 Grand Slam, then took over as interim head coach in 2006.

He became Australia’s attack coach, and following the 2007 Rugby World Cup, moved on to be head coach of the US Eagles. In 200, he became Osprey’s director of coaching, then joined Scottish Rugby for the successful tour of the southern hemisphere in summer 2012.

Johnson led Scotland to third in the table in his maiden RBS 6 Nations championship.


Date of birth: 19 August 1962 in Sydney, Australia

Title: Head coach (interim)


Head Coach (Interim)