Mark Appleson

Mark Appleson

Attack Coach

Mark has an impressive playing and coaching record. He played at both amater and professional level for some top English sides, including London Scottish, Sale, Leeds and Manchester. He represented England at U16 level and Scotland at 7s and A XV, and was selected for a Scotland tour to the Pacific Islands.

Mark has been Director of Rugby at both Merchiston Castle and for the last six years at The Edinburgh Academy. Under his direction both establishments regularly produced outstanding rugby, with a good number of players who have progressed to top amateur teams or professional clubs and represented Scotland at all levels.

Outside school Mark has coached senior clubs in England and latterly at Heriot's. He has a level 2 coaching award.


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