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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.

1 May 2024
Part Time
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

Part Time
Job Type
Rugby Union

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