Grant’s playing career started at Heart of Midlothian followed by spells with St Johnstone, Partick Thistle, Kilmarnock, and Raith Rovers. He became player/manager at Starks Park in July 2012 and was in charge when Rovers lifted the 2013/14 Challenge Cup, beating Rangers in the final at Easter Road.
October 2015 saw Grant coaching in the Hibernian academy. He guided the Hibees U20s to success in 2017–18, winning both the SPFL Development League and the Scottish Youth Cup before taking up the assistant manager role at Edinburgh City in March 2021.
Head Coach Laurie Ellis said “I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Grant into the coaching staff at Queen’s Park. I was fortunate to develop a great relationship on the park with Grant towards the end of our careers which we carried into our early years as coaches.
“His work as both player and coach has benefited from his fantastic professionalism, commitment and work ethic which is why he is ideal for our club.
“Grant has gained excellent experience working under several top managers in recent years which adds to his value as our Assistant Head Coach”.
Chief Executive Leeann Dempster said: “I’m delighted Grant has agreed to join Queen’s Park. He has playing, management and academy coaching experience and I’m sure will form a strong partnership with Laurie as the club gears up to tackle the challenges of the new season”.
Welcome to Queen’s Park Grant!