(9th April 1987) - Midfield - Started with the club on loan from Ross County under Manager Alistair Budge. Made his league debut against Huntly on the 2nd of August 2003. Played with Academy for most of that season before returning to Ross County. Was released from Ross County in season 2006/07 and was brought back to Wick Academy by the new manager at that time Peter Budge. Talented young attacking midfielder with good pace and great close ball control. Richard likes nothing better than getting forward and scoring goals. Has been a valuable addition to the squad and is a player the fans have taken too with his drive and determination to be successful. In season 2006/07 Richard was voted joint players' player, supporters' player and young player of the year. In season 2008/09 he also picked up the season's supporters' player of the year award and the prestigious Highland Year player of the year award. In season 2010\11 he swept the boards being awarded the supporters' and players' player of the year, as well as the Club's golden boot scoring a total of 28 goals. He was in red hot form last season and again picked up the golden boot award with a total of 27 competitive goals and in total has scored over 100 competitive goals for Academy.