James Gordon Thompson.
Where did you grow up?
I went to Stewart’s Melville College and Dollar Academy, then went to Napier University.
Your current role at King’s Ely and how long you have been a member of staff here:
Director of Sport and I am currently in my 4th year at the school.
What do you enjoy most about working here?
I really enjoy the challenge of working with students of all ages and abilities. Also, working alongside Kevin Daniel.
Hobbies/interests outside of school:
I help with a company called Budgy Smugglers, which is an Australian swimwear brand. I started working with them while I was playing Rugby. I also enjoy keeping fit and spending time with my family.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A professional Rugby player, Tennis player or Golfer.
If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
The power to heal people.
What was the last book you read?
Jonny Wilkinson – My World
What is your favourite film?
Do you have any phobias or fears?
Losing to Wisbech.
Name three things you would want with you if stranded on a desert island for a week:
Sunscreen (factor 50), a week’s supply of Irn Bru and some pick ‘n’ mix.