Player Pathways & Representative
Bob Baxendale joined the Board of Directors of Scotland Rugby League in 2016 following a highly successful twenty-five-year career as an officer in the Royal Marines.
With extensive knowledge in leadership and management from the tactical to the strategic levels, he brings experience of detailed analysis and planning, as well as a strong belief in the values and standards that are required in high performance organisations.
Brought up on rugby union at Berwick Rugby Football Club, he became an enthusiast of the game of rugby league on his first exposure as a student at Dundee University. He went on to Captain the Scottish Students (as they were then Known) from 1988-1991, and spent a short period within the professional ranks before injury cut short his playing career. Since then he has established rugby league within the Royal Marines and as well as being a player and coach in the past, has sat as a senior member of their board for over two decades as Chairman, Vice President and President.