Edinburgh Napier Knights are looking to add to their Coaching Staff in 2018

The Edinburgh Napier Knights are looking to add to their Coaching Staff in 2018.

With the aim of challenging for a fourth successive division title the Knights are looking to recruit an Offensive Coordinator and positional coaches to work alongside their current staff.

Responsibilities include writing practice scripts, playbook install (OC), video review, game planning (OC), and to attend training twice a week from early September until late March.

Applicants for Offensive Coordinator are required to apply with offensive scheme proposals.

A BAFCA level 1 qualification and previous coaching experience is desirable.

All posts are voluntary but successful candidates will be mentored as part of the Knights coaching development pathway.

To apply for any of the posts, or for further information, please contact:

Head Coach: Pete Laird, P.Laird@napier.ac.uk

Closing Date for applications: Friday 18th May


About the Edinburgh Napier Knights

The Knights pride themselves on being a professionally run student club. We wish all our members to have fun whilst learning to play the sport and competing at the highest level. The Knights have long attracted the best in Scottish and European talent to their program, one of the universities key high performance sports programs.

The Knights are currently completing their 15th competitive season, and have made four playoff/post season appearances in that time and won three division titles (2016, 2017, 2018). The team has a nationally recognised profile with international representation as well as its own Youth Teams.

The Knights have a purpose built field at their Sighthill campus and utilise the Engage Sports Centre, Strength and Conditioning performance room, and access to the on-site Sport & Exercise Science laboratories. The Knights have a highly experienced coaching staff and a full support team of Video coaches, Strength & Conditioning coaches, Physiotherapists and team Masseurs. The Knights subscribe to Hudl video Analysis and have strong connections to both the Great Britain International team and the nearby Senior Teams.


The Knights pride themselves on being a close knit family with coaching and mentoring provided for all our members in sport, health and academic issues. We develop young athletes and assist where we can in physical, sporting, and emotional development

We teach players to act with respect for themselves and their opponents at all times and to treat their academic studies seriously. We believe in the development of our athletes and improving their employability through participation in sports.

About the University

Edinburgh Napier is an innovative professional university, delivering highly employable graduates, relevant research and impactful business solutions. It is currently rated in the Top 10 in the UK for employability.

At Edinburgh Napier we nurture talent and create knowledge that shapes communities all around the world.

Our innovative research provides solutions to society’s challenges, our graduates leave ready for the workplace, and we have wide-ranging links with employers and business.

Each of our three faculties at Merchiston, Craiglockhart and Sighthill campuses have been fully modernised and offer students some of the best facilities in Scotland




Nick 'Willy Tee' Wilson-Town hails from the South West where he's spent the last decade bouncing around various teams at the university and senior level. He came to fame on the now departed unofficial forum thanks to his regularly irreverent Uniball predictions and general 'BUAFL wafflage'. Follow him on twitter @WillyTee1