We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new full time Head Coach - Bryce Stevenson. Bryce steps into the role following a highly successful season as our defensive co-ordinator in 2018 where he delivered the NFC 2 Championship alongside Interim Head Coach Ruari Collinson and Special Teams Co-ordinator, George Pirie.
On the appointment Bryce said:
"I am absolute thrilled to have been appointed Head Coach of the Aberdeen Roughnecks. I'm very excited to back to work with the players shortly after a well deserved postseason break, as we prepare to embark on a season within Division 1.
I'm also delighted to announce that Coach Collinson will be returning to take up the Offensive Coordinator position. Coach Collinson was an integral part of this team's success last year and I hope to announce the return of Coach Pirie as the Special Teams Coordinator in the next few days also. The message remains the same from ourselves as previously that we are going to work incredibly hard to provide our players with the best opportunity to succeed at whatever level we play."
Bryce steps into the role with immediate respect ahead of the preparations for the 2019 season as the Roughnecks strive to prove themselves in the second tier of British American Football for the first time. Coach Collinson will now also step into the Director of Football Operations role following Sunday’s AGM. Ruari elected to take on this senior committee role which will allow him to continue his excellent work as offensive co-ordinator whilst overseeing the club’s development as a Division 1 programme in the BAFA National Leagues.