Ian Robert McGEECHAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-10-30
Education Moor Grange HS, West Park HS, Allerton Grange Comp, Carnegie Coll of Physical Educn
Publications N/A
Recreations caravanning, hill walking, family life, sailing, cricket
Clubs N/A
Style Sir Ian McGeechan, OBE
Career rugby union player (fly-half) and coach; head of games Moor Grange HS 1968-72, head of humanities and year gp ldr Fir Tree Middle Sch 1972-90, trg mangr Scottish Life Assurance Company 1990-94; Hon MA Univ of Nottingham 1998, Hon Dr Leeds Metropolitan Univ 2004; >ir< clubs: Headingley FC 1965-82 (300 appearances, capt 1972-73), Barbarians RFC 1973-78, Yorks CCC 1963-68 (played for second XI); Scotland: 32 caps, debut v NZ 1972, tour NZ 1975 (1 test appearance), capt 1977 and 1979, ret as player 1979; British and Irish Lions: toured South Africa 1974 (4 tests, won series 3-0, 1 drawn), toured NZ 1977 (4 tests); >ir< asst coach Scotland 1985-88, nat coach Scotland 1988-93 (Grand Slam winners 1990, fourth place World Cup 1991); dir: National Coaching Fndn 1995-, Northampton RFC 1996-99, English Premiership Rugby 1996-99, English Rugby Partnership 1996-99; technical and coaching conslt Scotland RFU 1997-98, nat coach Scotland 1999-2003, dir of rugby Scottish Rugby Union 2004-05, dir of rugby Wasps RFC 2005-09 (winners Heineken Cup 2007), performance dir Bath Rugby 2010-12; coach British and Irish Lions Aust 1989 (won series 2-1), NZ 1993 (lost series 1-2), South Africa 1997 (won series 2-1), and NZ 2005; coach World XV v NZ (for NZ rugby centenary) 1992; Rugby Writers Rubert Cherry trophy 1989, Coach of the Year Rugby World 1989 and 1990, Rugby Writers Pat Marshall trophy 1990, Coach of the Year Br Inst of Sports Coaches 1990 and 1993, inducted into Nat Coaching Fndn Hall of Fame 1999, Sport Scotland special millennium award for services to coaching 2000
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