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Barrhaven Scottish RFC – Senior Men’s Coach (Ass’t Coaches & Managers)

Posted on January 27th, 2015 by Barb

Expressions of interest are now being sought for Coaches, Assistant Coaches, and Managers positions for the Senior Men’s Program – Barrhaven Scottish Rugby Football Club for the 2015 season.

Barrhaven Scottish is a progressive, developing Rugby Club. We are looking for individuals who will fit into our club culture and have success both on and off the field. We have a strong Rugby Executive to support our coaches in their role. The successful candidates will have a dedication to high performance, personal development, player development and excellence. The Head Coach will meet ORU minimum provincial standards for senior Men’s rugby. The Coaching staff must be available for all fixtures, training camps, planning sessions and other team related activities.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Player and Team Development

* Ensure coaching sessions are organized to include technical, tactical and mental aspects
* Ensure coaching sessions facilitates individual player, sub unit and team development
* Where appropriate use specialist coaches to aid player and sub unit development In conjunction
* Develop and implement team game shape and ways of play
* Develop a coaching environment that is conducive to developing performance behaviors and encourages player interaction and ownership within the program
* Ensure all players receive performance feedback both written and verbally periodically throughout the season
* Utilize available analysis to aid in the development of individuals and teams

Planning & organizing

* Develop a season plan to include club & league commitments, prior to the commencement of the season
* Ensure that Assistant coaches are communicated with prior to each training session and provide session plans prior to each session
* Ensure that Assistant coaches are fully aware of their roles and responsibilities within the program and are supported in executing these roles and responsibilities
* Liaise with Club AT with regard to individual players taking into account player health and welfare at all times
* Ensure all individual performance plans are reviewed with the players during the season

Qualifications and Attainments:

* NCCP Competition Intro Certified Level 1 with the goal of progressing to Level 2

Knowledge and Experience:

* Experience of working with senior rugby teams
* Track record of identifying players with potential
* Successful track record developing players
* Knowledge and understanding of Rugby Union and the development of team and individual performance
* Track record of success in previous relevant coaching roles
* Experience of being involved in a successful performance team
* Knowledge of Long Term Player Development principles


* Leading others
* Effective communication
* Personal accountability
* Facilitating change
* Flexibility
* Team Working
* Planning and Organising

Additional Requirements:

* Willing and able to undertake flexible working hours
* Valid driving license
* Satisfactory VSS and background check

Please submit an expression of interest, including cover letter and rugby resume by 5.00 pm Friday February 13th, 2015 via email to An interview will be conducted for eligible candidates.

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