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Wasps FC Women, Rugby Head Coach

Wasps FC

Wasps Women were founded in 1984 and have been involved in the Women's Premiership since 1991.

Posted
1 May 2024
Status
Part Time
Voluntary
Location
England
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

Roles and Responsibilities

• To lead the coaching team responsible for the Wasps FC Women’s Rugby
• Plan the coaching programme for the season.
• Plan, prepare and deliver individual coaching sessions for the squad. Currently Wednesday evening 19:30-21:00
• Ensure that all sessions are designed to develop the skills and understanding of the players in your squad in a challenging and nurturing environment.
• Evaluate all coaching sessions and games with the coaching team and players.
• Attend all coaching sessions, matches. There is approx. 20 matches a season that are usually played Sunday afternoon.
• Assess and monitor players' & assistant coaches progress, providing constructive feedback to enhance individual and team performance.
• Collaborate with other coaches and senior members of the playing squad, where applicable, to coordinate game schedules, team selection and other admin related tasks as they arise.
• Consult with the team Physio on the S&C program for the team and updates on any medical related matters.
• Ensure that all fixtures are fulfilled, and match cards and results reported on EMC in a timely manner.
Skills and Qualities
• UKCC Level 2 minimum, UKCC Level 3 preferable (or working towards)
• Commitment and Enthusiasm - This position will require a time commitment involving evenings and weekends.
• Rugby Knowledge - It is expected that the Coach will have the required level of knowledge to enable the players to achieve their potential.
• Planning - Responsible for planning the coaching programme for the season and will be asked to prepare individual sessions.
• Leadership - Set an example and standards for the coaching team and squad. As such he/she will need to be able to inspire the coaching team and players to ensure that all involved maximize their potential. He/she may need to make difficult decisions about selection of players, standards of coaching etc.
• Teamwork - The Head Coach needs to be able to work effectively with the players, coaches, manager and the main club including Chair of Women’s Rugby
• Punctuality - The Head Coach sets the standards for the coaches, manager and squad.


Remuneration & Training


• The Head Coach role is a voluntary role, generous travel expenses will be paid to a candidate who is level 3 or level 2 working towards level 3.
• Wasps FC is committed to training its members and paid employees.
• The club will pay for all courses, including level 3 and 4 rugby coaching, medical, refereeing and S&C courses for active playing members or coaching staff.

How To Apply:

Please click ‘Apply Now’ to contact Leah Horan, Chair of Women’s Rugby, with your CV or if you require any additional information.



Additional Information

Status
Part Time
Voluntary
Job Type
Coaching
Sport
Rugby Union

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