Backs coach trying ahead to working with Stevie Scott and Matt Williams
Saturday, 18th July 2020, 3:42 pm
London Scottish have appointed Ricky Khan as backs coach and first-team supervisor to the teaching crew for the upcoming season.
He’ll work alongside the membership’s newly appointed head coach Stevie Scott and director of rugby Matt Williams.
London Scottish say Khan, pictured, is the one BAME coach within the English Championship.
He was as an academy coach at Wasps for 13 years and he has been backs coach at Chinnor for the previous six seasons. He’s additionally the assistant coach to the Jamaican Sevens facet.
A Lancastrian whose heritage is initially Guyanese, Khan’s nice nice grandfather, Menzies, was Scottish.
He stated he was trying ahead to working with Scott, the previous Melrose, Edinburgh and Scotland hooker.
“I met Stevie final season after we performed Scottish in a pre-season pleasant,” stated Khan. “I’m trying ahead to studying from somebody together with his expertise, but in addition sharing with him the information and expertise I’ve constructed up in my 20 years of teaching rugby.
“Up to now two seasons my backlines have had the highest strive scorers in Nationwide One and I do know my success will complement Stevie’s teaching abilities and ship profitable outcomes for the membership.”
Earlier than turning into a coach, Khan’s taking part in profession noticed him end up for Blackburn RUFC, and he additionally performed rugby league. He moved on to Preston Grasshoppers within the Nationwide Leagues, however damage compelled him to show to teaching and a task with Wasps.
Relating to his new position with London Scottish, Khan stated: “I’m massively trying ahead to it. It isn’t simply the prospect of working with a membership within the Championship, however extra about working with London Scottish.
“I understand how proud Scottish are of their tradition and heritage, but in addition I’m impressed with how they’ve progressed their exile philosophy to change into a really various and inclusive membership the place all are welcome no matter ethnicity, faith, social demographic, geography, and sexuality.”
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