Director of Basketball
Callum Knox joined the University as Head Coach of Women’s Basketball in 2014, before being appointed Director in 2016.
Callum is a UKCC Level 2 qualified basketball coach and in addition to his role at the University is a member of the coaching staff for the Scottish Under 16 Women’s Basketball Team and last year was the Head Coach of the Scottish Student Sport Team. He is a sportscotland Sports Educator and a Scottish Sports Futures Young Coach Mentor, and has coached all skill and age levels from primary school to international standard athletes.
In recent years, Callum has led the Women’s 1st Team to two BUCS Scottish Division 1A titles, a promotion to BUCS Premier League and a National League Cup Final appearance. Along the way he has received several personal awards for his contributions to the sport, the most prominent being basketballscotland Development Coach of the Year in 2015. In the same year, Callum took on the role of Head Coach for the Scotland Under 15 National Development Squads, which competed in Barcelona, Spain.
His coaching style continues to evolve with a player centred approach at the heart of everything he does. When he’s not coaching, Callum is also the University’s Health and Fitness Manager.