Former Hooker Becomes Throwing Coach

ImageFormer Edinburgh hooker Stevie Scott has been appointed by Scottish Rugby as a specialist skills coach.
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His appointment is part of Scottish Rugby's commitment to long-term player development and underlines the importance of life-long involvement in the game.

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The 35-year-old, who featured 20 times for Edinburgh in the Heineken Cup, will be working with the Scotland team, age-grade squads, the Scotland Women's team and both pro-teams, Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors, on lineout throwing.
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As part of his role he also has a responsibility to work as coach to National Academy players and to identify, train and deploy a team of specialist coaches to work throughout the country and assist in the development of throwing skills at all levels of the game.
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Scott played for 18 years, ten of them as a professional with both Edinburgh and the Borders, winning 11 caps for Scotland._ He decided to hang up his boots at the end of last season after he had helped Gala win promotion to Scottish Hydro Electric Premiership Division 2.
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"My decision to retire as a player is only really beginning to sink in. I want to concentrate on passing on my experience," he explained.