Tony joined the sportscotland institute of sport in June 2008 in the new position of Talent Manager. He has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Sports Science and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Edinburgh and has represented Scotland and the British Lions at Rugby Union.
After retiring from Rugby Union in 2002, Tony worked as the Assistant Academy Manger in the Leeds Tykes England Rugby Academy with the responsibility to identify and develop talented young rugby players in Yorkshire. In 2004 he joined London Irish Rugby Club as speed and skills coach, a position held until joining the Institute in June 2008. He is an RFU level 4 qualified Rugby Coach.