Jason progressed through St Mirren’s youth academy and made his professional debut, for the Buddies, against Aberdeen, in the Scottish Premier League in February 2012. In a total of five season with the Paisley side, Jason made 106 appearances, scoring four goals. In recent season Jason played over 250 games at Ross County, Peterborough United and Hibs In season 2021-22 he signed for Kilmarnock playing 16 games for the Ayrshire team.
Jason has represented Scotland at Under 17 and Under 20 level. In November 2014 he played for Scotland Under 21s in a friendly game against Switzerland.
Jason Naismith: ‘A great opportunity to join an ambitious club’
“This is a great opportunity for me to be joining an ambitious club at an exciting time. I know the manager from previously and know how he works so I just can’t wait to get started now”
Marijn Beuker: ‘A physically strong defender with a drive forward’
“We are happy to have signed Jason. He is a physically strong defender, who is hard to take on. But at the same time he has a drive forward. Last season his involvement in creating threat was one of the highest of all backs in the Championship. That is something we are looking for in our attacking strategy and therefore we are happy to welcome Jason to our club.”
Owen Coyle: “A fantastic character”
“Jason is a good addition to our squad who has played at the highest level and is a team player. We know he has a fantastic character, and we are looking forward to seeing him show his ability in a Queens Park shirt.”