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University Head Coach Men's Rugby Union

The University of Manchester

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1 May 2022
Part Time
Closing date
12 Jun 2022

Job Details

The post holder will deliver quality coaching, management, organising, delivering and monitoring performance to the University of Manchester’s Mens Rugby Club and increase their performance in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS).

To take the lead on the delivery of sessions for the club 1st team and oversee the club’s ‘Coaching Team’. The Men’s Rugby Union club trains twice a week at the Armitage Sports Centre – 6pm-7.30pm Mondays & 7pm-8.30pm on Fridays ( 2021 sessions) The Men’s 1st team also plays around 10 league games and Cup fixtures between October and March, attending these fixtures would be highly desirable and reflected in the fixed fee agreed.

We are looking for a level 2 qualified Rugby coach who will deliver quality coaching and management to our club whilst organising, delivering and monitoring performance of the men's rugby teams here at the University of Manchester. The role includes delivery of a minimum of two ( 1.5 hour) training sessions per week and to be available to attend fixtures which will be on Wednesday afternoons.

Days of training we be decided and confirmed in May / June 2022.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver an effective coaching programme that helps improve the performance and experience of playing members and the Men’s Rugby Club.
  • To oversee the work of the other club coaches and work as part of the club’s ‘coaching team’
  • Attend and manage BUCS fixtures of the 1st team or assist another club teams in the event of no fixture.
  • Assist the Club and team captains (and other coaches where appropriate) to select playing squads and maintain transparent selection processes and pathways between squads. This will require attendance at trials.
  • Mentor other coaches within the club and offer support where appropriate to members who wish to undertake coaching qualifications or opportunities within the Coaching Pathway.
  • Provide regular information and status reports, as agreed with the Coach and Performance Sport Coordinator, on team and club performance and progress.
  • Record player attendance at all training sessions and games.
  • Work closely with the Club & Performance Sport Coordinator and committee members to assist with the development of the Rugby Union Club at The University of Manchester.
  • To ensure all sessions comply with Health and Safety.
  • To work within an equal opportunities framework.

Full details of the tole and the application criteria are listed here: UoM Mens Rugby Union head Coach Job Description Sept 22

How to apply

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application for this role to Ellen Stephenson.

Closing date for applications 12th June 2022

Additional Information

Part Time
Job Type
Rugby Union
Salary information
£ 3,200 - 3,600

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