MRM Archery - Aim to be the Best

The Directors and Associates

The Directors of MRM Archery have a combined experience in excess of 60 years of competitive performance – we are eager to pass this experience on to others and to grow the sport of archery across Scotland.

When business demands, we are delighted to work with a range of very experienced Associates who help us provide our quality services - information on their experience is detailed below.

Directors:

Moira Taylor

Moira TaylorMoira has shot competitively for both Scotland and Great Britain since 1975. She has been Scottish and British Ladies Champion, competed for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia in 1982 and was British Team Manager for 4 years, culminating in managing the British Olympic Archery Team at Atlanta in 1996. She still retains a Scottish record set in 1983! Moira has been a County Coach for more than 30 years and has coached to International level, including being Scottish Junior Squad manager and Coach for 9 years.  Moira is also a full member of Sports Coach UK - the National Governing Body for Sports Coaches in the UK focussing on excellence and good practice in sports coaching.
Moira has been awarded the Torch Trophy Trust Award for Services to Sport and has received awards for Services to Archery from the International Archery Federation (World Archery), Archery GB and Scottish Archery.
In 2014 Moira received from Scottish Archery a Highly Commended Certificate in their Coach of the Year Category and she was recently the joint winner of the Coach of the Year at the Falkirk Sports Personality of the Year Awards. Moira is currently Director of Coaching for Scottish Archery.

Rona Mather

rona200Rona started archery in the early 1980s. She has successfully competed for both the West of Scotland and Scottish Teams over the last 15 years in both recurve and compound disciplines and is a past West of Scotland Champion. Rona was instrumental in modernising Scottish Archery during her period as Secretary of the Association in the early years of this decade. Rona is still active on the competitive front and still competes for the West of Scotland.

 

 

 

Michael Mather

michael200Michael has been involved in archery since the early 1970s. He first competed for Scotland as a Junior in 1977, and competed on the international stage over the next 20 years. He has competed for Scotland on more than 40 occasions. Michael qualified as an archery instructor in 1978 and with his coaching accreditation has been heavily involved in archery coaching ever since. Michael is an Archery GB Regional Judge and is therefore qualified to fully risk assess potential archery venues. Michael has been heavily involved in the administration of Archery in Scotland over many years and was President from 2001 – 2006, and in 2006 was awarded Life Membership of Scottish Archery for his services to archery in Scotland.  Michael is currently Chair of the Scottish Archery Board.

 

Associates:

 David Hutton

David Hutton

David has been involved in archery since 1986 and became a Coach in 2001. He has been Scottish Indoor Champion and record holder in the Compound Limited class.  He shoots recurve, compound and longbow but currently gets most satisfaction from shooting his horsebow. David has been a coach and mentor in Glasgow Archers for over 12 years. He was also a member of the Scottish National Council representing the West area in the administration of Scottish Archery. He currently coaches in two Scottish Universities.

 

Phyllis Pettett

phyllis200Phyllis has been shooting since 2012 and is a keen competitor - she shoots recurve and has twice been a member of the East of Scotland Team travelling to competitions outside Scotland. Since becoming a Coach in 2015 she has been an active member of the coaching rota at Falkirk Company of Archers - she has also gained valuable experience in running beginners courses and teaching children and adults with a disability. Phyllis is Treasurer of her club, Treasurer of Scottish Archery Eastern Area and is currently Chair of the Scottish Archery Tournament Organisers Group. She was also nominated for a Scottish Archery Volunteer of the Year award.