Best known as a player and coach for the Hamilton Academical Football Club in Scotland.
He began his soccer career in the Airdrieonians Football Club before transferring to Barnsley until 2004.
After an interim-turned-permanent position as the manager of Hamilton Academical, he took a position at the Norwich City Football Club in January 2015.
He and his wife Kristine gave birth to two children named Sienna and Hayden.
During his stint in Hamilton Academical, he and James McCarthy helped the team win the Scottish First Division in 2008.