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Head Coach Opportunity

Head Coach Opportunity

Tom Carter13 Feb - 10:18
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London Stags RFC are looking for a Head Coach to join our rapidly growing club.

Post: Rugby Head Coach
Accountable to: The Committee
Responsible for: Coaching Team & Club Captains

The Role
As a Head Coach for The London Stags RFU you will be instrumental in coordinating, planning, leading and executing training sessions. You will work with and support the Club Captain to develop the members of the Club, providing skills development for the experienced and inexperienced. The Head Coach is also instrumental, in collaboration with the Club Captain, to develop a ‘game plan’. The Head Coach will also manage, lead and utilise the coaching team to initiate training programmes and sessions for varied abilities and levels of confidence.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
The fundamental role of a Head Coach is to plan and execute training to develop the skills of all members by:

  1. Lead and plan training sessions/programmes to support a focus on skills development areas needed for each training session as well as leading up to matches. This should include tactics and techniques
  2. Coordinating the club coaches so that all members can engage in the training session to develop as experienced or inexperienced members and grow in confidence and skill
  3. Support and plan ‘the game plan’ so that it is developed in training and executed in game play, drawing on support from the coaches and Club Captain as required
  4. Assess ability of players to support deployment and positioning of players for training and matches utilising the coaches to support further development
  5. To monitor and provide regular constructive feedback to Club members on their development and key areas to focus on
  6. To be open to and responsive to feedback from club members and the Committee on the needs and development areas of the Club
  7. Leading the selection and deployment of club coaches during training and on match days
  8. Be a positive ambassador for the club at all times

We train on Saturday morning/early afternoon and as part of the IGR League have games on Saturdays (c. 8 per season + select tournaments). We welcome new players throughout the season and host regular new member events. Training is held at Poulter Park.

Remuneration per session to be agreed, sessions are typically two hours. This role will not form a contract of employment with the Stags.

Applicants should send an expression of interest and coaching/rugby CV, FAO the Club Secretary to:
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a training session for interview.

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