National Coaching Conference 2017


National Coaching Conference 2017

Scottish Rugby Coach Development are pleased to announce tickets are now available for the 2017 National Coaching Conference on Saturday 13 May. The conference is restricted to those coaching youth and adult rugby within Scotland and have achieved (as a minimum) the UK Coaching Certificate Level 2 qualification. 

To coincide with the European Rugby Challenge Cup and Champions Cup Finals taking place at BT Murrayfield, a ticket to the Champions Cup Final will be included in our conference package. An early bird offer of £25 is available for the first 50 registrations (further information below) and will also include all meals throughout the day, transport from Edinburgh Napier University to BT Murrayfield and Scottish Rugby kit. 

Edinburgh Napier University will host this annual event, with Player Welfare, Performance Analysis & Technology and The Technical Blueprint (The Scottish Way) confirmed as the main themes. 

A total of two key note speakers (to be announced) and ten seminars will feature at the National Coaching Conference, including presenters from Scottish Rugby, the English institute of Sport, Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Edinburgh - with more to be confirmed. 


Edinburgh Napier University
Saturday 13 May 2017
(Champions Cup Final KO 5pm)


£45pp (incl. 1 ticket to European Rugby Champions Cup Final)

An earlybird offer of £25pp (incl. 1 ticket to European Rugby Champions Cup Final) will be available for the first fifty bookings and £35pp (incl. 1 ticket to European Rugby Champions Cup Final) for the next thirty five. 


Ciaran Beattie: Resource Development & Match Analysis Officer, Scottish Rugby

Sean Lineen: Head of International and Age Grade Rugby / Scotland U20's Head Coach, Scottish Rugby

Mark Upton: Coaching Science Manger, English Institute of Sport

Dr Tony Westbury: Sports Psychologist, Edinburgh Napier University

Dr Russell Martindale: Sports Psychologist, Edinburgh Napier University

Murray Craig: Physical Education and Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh


Tickets are now available with an early bird offer of £25pp for the first 50 bookings!



National Coaching Conference 2016 Highlights

Footage from last years conference featuring Edinburgh Rugby, Glasgow Warriors and Scotland Coaches, where we had the highest attendance of any coaching conference to date and 96% of delegates said they found the day to be beneficial.  


Please contact Claire Scott: [email protected] | 0131 346 5167 should you have any questions


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