Claire Cruikshank

Claire Cruikshank is an experienced Performance Sport and Sport Development Professional with over 20 years’ experience in these fields. She is currently the Head of Performance Sport & Head of Performance Rugby (Ladies) for The University of Edinburgh.

Claire was educated at Galashiels Academy and has a degree in Sport Development & Coaching and an MSc in Sport Management, both from Northumbria University. She received five Scotland caps between 2001-2006 and is now a well-respected coach. She is the current coach of the Swedish Women’s XVs team and has previously held various coaching positions with Scottish Rugby at U18-U20 level, as well as GB Students 7s.