Men's Rugby Head Coach

Close of applications: 12:00 28th August 2020

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This role is funded by and reports directly in to the Southampton University Rugby Football Club and is not a Students’ Union core staff role

Salary:     £25 per hour - £100 per home game and £150 per away game

Location:  Sport and Wellbeing, University of Southampton, Wide Lane, Eastleigh, SO50 5PE

Term:       Part time, 4 hours per week plus game days

Southampton University RFC is a rugby club of University of Southampton Students Union competing in BUCS Western 1A; the club consists of three teams with over 50 registered players during the 2020/21 academic year.

The Club is seeking an outstanding Head Coach to oversee the coaching, delivery, and ongoing strategic development of men’s performance rugby.  You will be the Head Coach to the men’s 1st XV and have a proven track record in coaching rugby and gaining results at senior level.  The post holder will be based at the Wide Lane Sports Ground and will play an integral role in ensuring player and coach development are central to raising the profile of University of Southampton Student Union for sporting excellence.

You will have a good understanding of the structure of rugby in the UK, the RFU, the Student Rugby Football Union (SRFU) and the British Universities Colleges Sports system (BUCS). You will be required to adopt a flexible approach to work, be able to work as part of a team and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The closing date for applications is Friday 29th August 2020 at 12:00pm. Please be aware that due to the COVID-19 situation , the interview and start date of this position is not confirmed and is under the discretion of the University of Southampton Students' Union as to when sports fixtures can recommence. 

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