Greig Taylor has been appointed as Head Coach of the Scotland Cerebral Palsy national team in advance of the IFCPF World Championships in Argentina this September. Greig has been involved with the squad for 10 years, working as assistant coach for the last five major competitions under Andy Smith who has moved on to coach England.
Having previously worked for Manchester City in China and with SDS and the Scottish FA as Assistant Disability Officer, Greig also acted as Head Coach to the Scottish Cerebral Palsy squad at the 2015 Under-19 World Championships in Nottingham when the Scots finished in fourth place.
Scotland are currently ranked ninth in the IFCPF world rankings and Greig will lead the Scottish team to the IFCPF CP Football World Championships, in the Province of San Luis, Argentina from the 4th – 24th September. Scotland have been to the World Championships on four occasions and three Scottish players competed for ParalympicsGB at the Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Scottish team are currently looking to recruit new players ahead of the World Championships in Argentina. If you know players who have cerebral palsy, stroke, an acquired brain injury, hypertonica, ataxia, athetosis, diplegia or hemiplegia, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the chance to represent Scotland on the international stage.