Head of SMC Hockey Announced as Scotland Boys' U18 Head Coach

Posted on 02nd Oct 2017 in Announcements, Stewart's Melville College, Sport

Scottish Hockey has announced the appointment of Andrew Brogdon as Scotland Boys' U18 Head Coach. Mr Brogdon is the Head of Hockey here at Stewart’s Melville College, whose Hockey teams are currently U15 and U18 National School Champions.

Mr Brogdon has been coaching for over ten years at various levels and had been assistant to previous Head Coach Graham Dunlop for two years in the U18 programme. Coming through the English system, Mr Brogdon has been involved in both Junior and Senior International set-ups before, as well as winning a number of National titles and competing in two European Cup finals during his own playing career.

Scottish Hockey’s Head of Performance Andy Tennant said, “We are delighted to have secured Andrew's services to work with this talented young group and to help accelerate the development of our best young male athletes. Our ultimate goal for the under 18 programme is to provide a strong group of players into the under 21 and senior mens' programmes in the future – and ultimately to deliver the medal winning Olympians of the future. Andrew is one of a number of ambitious young coaches who we believe can help us drive towards our ambition of delivering successful Scotland teams and podium athletes.”

Of his appointment, Mr Brogdon said “I am both proud and humbled to be given the opportunity to develop what is an exciting and ambitious group of young players. I look forward to playing a small part in helping them realise their obvious potential.”

ESMS wish Mr Brogdon the best of luck in his new role.