Michael Renwick

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Michael Renwick
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-02-29) 29 February 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Red Star Soccer Academy (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–2000 Hibernian 51 (0)
2000–2002 Ayr United 15 (0)
2001 Greenock Morton (loan) 2 (0)
2002 Cowdenbeath (loan) 7 (0)
2002–2003 Cowdenbeath 36 (0)
2003–2004 Glenavon 38
2004 Arbroath 1 (0)
2004–2005 East Fife 32 (0)
2005–2006 Stenhousemuir 29 (1)
Teams managed
2007–2008 Berwick Rangers
2009–2013 Heriot-Watt University
2013–present Red Star Soccer Academy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Michael Renwick (born 29 February 1976 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played for Hibernian, Ayr United, Greenock Morton, Cowdenbeath, East Fife and Stenhousemuir. He also had a spell as manager of Berwick Rangers.

Playing career[edit]

Renwick played for Hutchison Vale Boys Club, before joining Hibernian in December 1991. He remained at Easter Road until May 2000 when he left to join Ayr United on a free transfer.[1] He spent September 2001 on loan to Greenock Morton and in March 2002 joined Cowdenbeath on loan.

In August 2002 Renwick joined Cowdenbeath on a free transfer and although a regular the following season, he left in July 2003. He spent the following season with Glenavon before returning to Scotland in the 2004 close season.[2] He joined Stirling Albion on trial before joining Arbroath where he played as a trialist against Stirling. Soon after, he signed for East Fife. He joined Stenhousemuir in May 2005, leaving in May 2006.

Coaching career[edit]

Renwick became assistant manager, working with Mixu Paatelainen of Cowdenbeath in May 2006.[3] Renwick was appointed manager of Berwick Rangers in October 2007,[4] but he was sacked in April 2008. He joined Falkirk's backroom staff in August 2008, and was then appointed as head coach of Heriot-Watt University in 2009.[5] In January 2011 he was appointed head coach of the Scottish Universities national team.[citation needed] Renwick became the first Scottish Universities head coach to win the Home Nations Championship for over 10 years.[citation needed] He was then invited to become assistant coach for the Great Britain Universities team in preparation for the World University Games in Shenzhen.[citation needed]

In August 2013, Renwick was appointed Senior Academy Coach at the Red Star Soccer Academy in Los Altos, California.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Summer signings". BBC News. 2000-08-12. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  2. ^ "No way back for Renwick". Findarticles.com. 2004-04-11. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Two moves from Stenny to Cowden". BBC Sport. BBC. 7 June 2006. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Berwick turn to Renwick as boss". BBC Sport. BBC. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ex-Hibee Renwick takes over as Heriot-Watt coach". Edinburgh Evening News. Johnston Publishing. 2 July 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 

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