May departs Stirling University

Striling University has announced today that Eddie May has resigned from the role as High Performance Football Coach at the University of Stirling with immediate effect.

Eddie had completed two years in the role where he benefited from coaching an excellent squad of players that last season finished runners-up in the inaugural Lowland League, won the Lowland League Cup and gain unprecedented success in British Universities’ football competitions.

Raleigh Gowrie, the University’s Sports Performance Manager, said ‘We extend our thanks to Eddie for his contribution to our programme. We are now actively seeking a new lead coach at Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence. In the meantime, Alan Taylor, the Assistant Coach, has kindly agreed to manage the 1st XI squad in the interim basis. ’

The role involves planning and delivering a high performance football programme to a squad of talented student footballers. The programme is supported by a scholarship scheme that helps recruit talent to Stirling and helps young footballers achieve in their academic studies and their sport. It benefits from access to high quality sports facilities, modern sports science techniques and practices and appropriate medical support.

Interested parties should, in the first instance make contact with Raleigh Gowrie, the Sports Performance Manager, (Tel: 01786 466901; e-mail: to discuss the role in more detail.