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Women’s National Team Assistant Coach

Welsh Rugby Union (WRU)

Governing body for the national sport of Wales. Leading Welsh rugby to the forefront of the global game in performance and reputation. Developing grass-roots rugby, increasing participation, supporting clubs and bringing communities together.

23 Nov 2022
Full Time
Closing date
5 Dec 2022

Role Summary

The Assistant Coach for the women’s national team will be responsible for the planning and delivery of a transformational coaching programme for the Wales Women’s national programme. Primary focus of the role will be attack and backs focused, alongside all skill development for `players identified as high performance or performance potential. A key member of the national squad management team, the Assistant Coach will be required to support all members of the management team in the delivery of a high-performance environment.

Key Relationships

• Performance Director
• Women’s National Squad Management Team
• WRU Sport Science and Medicine Departments
• Performance Coach Manager
• U20 & U18 Pathway Lead (Female)
• Regional and Club Coaches
• WRU Media Department

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver exceptional team performance and individual player development within the women’s international programme focused on world class outcomes
  • Support the organisation, implementation and review of a comprehensive high performance coaching programme for the Wales Women’s squad
  • Lead on the technical and tactical development regarding attack, back play and skills
  • Lead on-field coaching delivery through a sound coaching approach that recognises current international trends
  • Design, implement, evaluate and record the effectiveness of all individual, unit and team developments
  • Planning and delivery of weekly sessions for squad players when and where appropriate – whether it be remote or central venues
  • Consult with S & C Lead on specific physical development programs for all players

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Full Time
Job Type
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