The Singapore Rugby Union (SRU) today announced that Suhaimi Amran has been appointed as the National Team Interim Head Coach. Su has been part of the Singapore National Team coaching set up in various roles since 2012 including Head Coach of the Men’s 7s team at the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. He has developed his coaching under the tutelage of experienced coaches Phil Greening, Ryan Martin, Hale T-Pole & James Forrester. Su already has a strong domestic coaching record having led SCC Rugby to 4 consecutive Club 7s titles and was part of their 2018 National League Premiership win.
Singapore Rugby Union Vice President, Martin Williams, said “Suhaimi was appointed to this interim role, after the departure of our previous Head Coach, in order to provide continuity for our National Teams programs. He was already working in an Assistant Coach capacity and we are confident that he is best placed to fill this role as we conduct our program reviews and decide on the right path forward.”
Su first forayed into coaching in the midst of his playing career where he represented Singapore in 7s & 15s from 2005-2015 with a long list of achievements including 2 Asian 5 Nations Division 1 titles, a SEA Games Bronze Medal and being named Asia’s Top Point Scorer for 3 consecutive seasons. His performances also resulted in a nomination for Sportsman of the Year at the 2012 Singapore Sports Awards.