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Simon Daniel Edward Amor (born 25 April 1979) is an English rugby union former player and current coach. He played scrum-half and fly-half for London Scottish and captained the England national rugby sevens team. He has been the head coach of the England national rugby sevens team and is now attack coach for the England national rugby team.
|Birth name||Simon Daniel Edward Amor|
|Date of birth||25 April 1979|
|Place of birth||Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (12 st 0 lb; 168 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Amor was educated at Denmead Preparatory School, Hampton School, St. Mary's University College (Twickenham) and Cambridge University. At Cambridge he earned a blue playing in the 2000 Varsity Rugby Match for Cambridge University RFC against Oxford University RFC at Twickenham Stadium and went on to graduate with a degree in Management Studies.
Amor started his rugby career at London Irish where he played as a junior before joining the senior squad. During the summer of 2002, Amor signed a professional contract with Gloucester. He has previously played for Harlequins, London Irish, Blackheath, Coventry and the Rugby Lions. Whilst at Gloucester he was a replacement in the 2003 Powergen Cup Final in which Gloucester defeated Northampton Saints.
In 2008, Amor signed as a player/coach for London Scottish. He became a Performance Advisor at UK Sport and was appointed on to the Advisory Board of Ultimate Rugby Sevens. In May 2010, Amor took over the role of Head Coach for London Scottish, and in November 2011, took over the role of Director of Rugby at the club.
He was Head Coach of the England women sevens team at the 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens. In September 2013 he took over the role of Head Coach of the England national rugby sevens team. In 2016, Amor was appointed Head Coach of the Great Britain Sevens team who went on to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. In 2020, he was appointed Attack Coach of the England Rugby team, under Eddie Jones 
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- "Wasps profile". Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
- Guinness Premiership profile[permanent dead link]
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