Meet the Coaches!


Joined Liberton in 2020


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.


Men's Head Coach

Dale Lyon


Joined Liberton in 2017


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.


Men's Assistant Coach

Ally Hyland


Joined Liberton in 2018


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


Women's Head Coach

Briar McNamara