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Head of Women's Rugby

Vicky Macqueen

  • Date of Birth9 Dec 1979
  • BirthplaceNuneaton

Vicky Macqueen has an extensive playing history, including representative honours with England Students 1998-99 and England Academy 1999-2000, then playing for England ‘A’ from 2001 up to 2004 when she won a first full international against Canada.

She played for Saracens (2003-10) and had spells playing in Dubai, South Africa, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Canada and the USA, winning 34 England caps before retiring from international rugby in 2009 through injury. 

Since then Vicky has provided commentary for Sky Sports Studio for the 2010 and 2014 World Cup campaigns and stayed directly involved in the game as a player/coach at Lichfield RFC 2010-12.

She was head coach of the men’s team at hometown Hinckley RFC in the National League (2012-15), then coached England Sevens Development team (2015-16) and took on the role of Head of Women’s Rugby at Loughborough University 2017-18 as well as providing coaching sessions for England Under-20s from 2020. 

Vicky took on the role of head of women’s rugby at Leicester Tigers in July 2021 and is proud to be head coach for the club’s first-ever women’s team.

Away from the pitch, Vicky founded Didi Rugby in 2015 and remains the CEO. She received an British Empire Award in 2018 and is a regular on BBC Radio Leicester Tigers coverage of the Tigers.