Meet the Coaches!

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Joined Liberton in 2019

#TheOnlyWayIsUp

Dale joined the Liberton set-up prior to the outbreak of Covid-19 but this hasn't stopped him establishing himself and earning the respect of the club. Prior to his time at Double Hedges, Dale spent almost a decade as Director of Rugby for Edinburgh University before moving to Hamilton and leading them to a top 20 finish in the country.

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Men's Head Coach

Dale Lyon

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Joined Liberton in 2018

#LibertonTilIDie

Ally comes to us following his time playing for Stirling County and spent several years wearing a Libby jersey. After captaining the team during the 2019/20 season he moved in to a coaching role to help build the team and also serves the club behind the scenes as our Vice-President.

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Men's Assistant Coach

Ally Hyland

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Joined Liberton in 2018

#StrengthFromStruggle

Briar moved to Scotland following her upbringing in New Zealand, playing and coaching at high levels in the country. Briar has stepped in and helped bring a different perspective and intensity to the Liberton set-up showing both the Women's & Men's set-ups why All-Black rugby can be so dangerous. set-p

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Women's Head Coach

Briar McNamara