Women’s 1st XV Head Coach

Close of applications: 18:00 26th August 2019

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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 staff role

Salary:     £30 each training session (2 training sessions per week) - £50 game days

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

Start Date:   September 2019

Southampton University Women’s RFC is a rugby club of University of Southampton Students’ Union competing in BUCS Rugby Union - Western 1A; the club consists of three teams with over 50 registered players during the 2018/19 academic year.

The Club is seeking an outstanding Head Coach to oversee the coaching, delivery, and ongoing strategic development of performance rugby (Women’s).  You will be the Head Coach to the Women’s 1st XV competing in BUCS and also, oversee the coaching of the development team (2nd XV). 

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 Students’ 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 Monday 26th August 2019 at 6pm, with interviews scheduled for Friday 29th August 2019.

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