Rugby Coach Job Description

Rugby Coach Job Description

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Rugby coach provides leadership and direction to the softball program; create a culture of compliance with NCAA rules and regulations as well as NEWMAC and university policies and procedures.

Rugby Coach Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensures all aspects of athletic programs comply with University standards and conference and national affiliation rules and regulations
Ensures all aspects of club sports programs comply with University standards and conference and national affiliation rules and regulations
Assist the DOR in all aspects of coaching the Men’s and Women’s teams
On field coach at training
Lead coach when squads are split
Contribute to development and implementation of a coordinated coaching program for both teams
Assist in squad selections
Hold individual, positional, and unit session that work on various aspects such as video analysis, skill development and goal setting
Develop coordinated strength and conditioning program and standards
Attend and coach team and small group gym and fitness sessions

Rugby Coach Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Rugby Coach

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: USA, CPR, USAR, AED

Education for Rugby Coach

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rugby coach job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Coaching, Education, Athletics, Management, Leadership, Athletic, Communications, Philosophy, The College, Communication

Skills for Rugby Coach

Desired skills for rugby coach include:

Applicable individual association rules and regulations
Latest technical advances in rugby
NCAA regulations and ability to pass NCAA recruiting test within 90 days
NCAA rules and interpretations
NCAA rules and regulations
National affiliation rules and regulations
Rules and safety requirements for Men’s Rugby
Sport of women's rugby
USAR and NYSRC rules
Commitment to College

Desired experience for rugby coach includes:

Assist in the selection, development, and coaching of leadership groups for both teams
Assist in the recruitment of high school and on campus players
Communicate and work with DOR and medical staff to ensure rehab and return to play is done safely for injured players
Coordinate promotion and support of representative and national team player opportunities
Teach and coach rugby and rugby variants for Intramural and/or PE programs
1-3 years of rugby coaching experience preferred

Rugby Coach Examples

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Rugby Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a rugby coach. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rugby coach
  • Travel with the club to all competitions
  • Supervise team activities
  • Attend the majority of fall season 15's weekend games, home and away, spring 7's tournaments
  • Presence at all practices and games
  • Oversight for safety and risk management of team
  • Exposure to rules and etiquette of sport
  • Instruction in skills and technique of sport
  • Assistance in appropriate conditioning of athletes to participate in chosen sport
  • Assist and support in the promotion of the educational values of athletics consistent with the educational values of the University as outlined and promulgated in the University and Athletic Department Mission Statement
  • Assist in implementing and managing all phases of a Division I rugby program
Qualifications for rugby coach
  • Assist with the design, implementation and evaluation of a recruiting and retention program directed at developing and maintaining a competitive Division I intercollegiate program
  • Provide input and suggestions for specific communications strategies that will assure the success of the above, , clean and professionally drafted recruiting letters, professional home visit presentations, well-organized campus visit itineraries
  • Supports the head coach in ensuring the program is following the rules and regulations of the NCAA and NIRA
  • Monitors the eligibility status of team members in cooperation with Athletics Compliance Coordinator and the academic officials of the University
  • Assist the head coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practice, facility set-up, and competition management
  • Assist the head coach in administrative and office duties including but not limited to managing/organizing team travel arrangements, recruitment data entry, practice & competition log entry, and fundraising
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Rugby Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a rugby coach. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rugby coach
  • Participation in team and department functions, events, and meetings
  • Attending 66% of practices and 95% of games
  • PA Credit – take attendance, submit grades
  • Safety of the team and facilities
  • Structured and planned training sessions
  • Preparation of the players
  • Structure of the team game plan
  • Communicating this game plan to the players
  • Developing each player’s potential
  • Encouraging excellence in execution
Qualifications for rugby coach
  • Providing positive feedback and post-game analysis to the players
  • Contributing to, and being aware of, the importance of team morale
  • Coaches, counsels, advises and mentors student athletes
  • Works in association with the Club Sports Director and USA Rugby with record keeping and student-athlete certifications as required by USA Rugby to ensure all guidelines are met
  • Lectures on history and purposes of sport
  • Must be USA Rugby Certified to coach Women’s USA D1 Rugby
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Rugby Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a rugby coach. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for rugby coach
  • Prepare teams for competition
  • Assist in carrying out various administrative functions in the department as assigned
  • Assist in the fiscal management of the athletic team(s) coached
  • Serve as active member of the department and NEC community
  • 3-5 years of college-level playing experience at the 7’s and/or 15’s level preferred
  • 2 or more years of high school, club and/or college coaching experience preferred
  • Coach student-athletes during team practices home and away contests
  • Assist with recruiting (on and off campus as assigned), scheduling, budget administration and team promotion
  • Assist in the future development of Women’s Rugby alumni and community relations
  • Assist the Head Coach with daily/weekly/seasonal practice planning
Qualifications for rugby coach
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years Professional or Collegiate Coaching
  • Possess knowledge of effective training methods and use this knowledge to create a training program that is consistent with competing at the highest levels of collegiate rugby
  • Provide other rugby resources where appropriate
  • Women’s rugby coaching or collegiate playing experience (both 15s and 7s)
  • USAR Level 200 coaching certification
  • Fluency with database systems – Microsoft Word, Excel, and other standard programs
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Rugby Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of rugby coach. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rugby coach
  • Lead practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained
  • Work closely with the club sport athletic training staff to insure the safety of all student-athletes
  • Work with the Associate Athletic Director for Recreation Services and the club officers in regards to all arrangements for team travel, practice and competition
  • Participate in any and all fundraising activities as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Recreation Services
  • Represent the sports program to various institutional programs and externally to the students, parents, faculty, and the general public
  • Plan, develop, and attend weekly practices
  • Schedule all home and away games
  • Work with other coaches to create an effective game plan and discipline code
  • Have open lines of communication with USA Rugby and members of the team
  • Other responsibilities assigned by our board
Qualifications for rugby coach
  • 1-3 years of rugby playing experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to student-athlete success
  • Strong communication both in-person and through technology
  • Exceptional leadership and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as the schedule dictates
  • Valid US driver’s license free of excessive motor vehicle violations
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Rugby Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a rugby coach. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rugby coach
  • Establishes realistic budget (GCU sponsored and self funded) for apparel and equipment
  • Observes students during practice to encourage good athletic skills and provide guidance for improvements
  • Explains and demonstrates the principles, techniques and methods of regulating movement of the human body, kinesiology, bio-mechanics, to achieve proficiency in the assigned sport
  • Manages student-athlete recruiting programs ensuring year over year team growth and stability
  • Organizes most effective competitions and tournaments for assigned sport
  • Ensures appropriate resources are utilized, strength conditioning and training, to develop team members to compete most effectively
  • Instructing club athletes in Men Rugby at practices and games
  • Compliance with NEWCRC and Title IX guidelines
  • Other tasks as deemed fit by Men Rugby Club student leadership or constitution
  • Assist in the future development of Rugby alumni and community relations
Qualifications for rugby coach
  • Intercollegiate women’s rugby coaching experience
  • Experience managing scholarship and operating budgets
  • 2-3 years of rugby coaching experience (collegiate-level preferred) and/or collegiate playing experience
  • Rugby skills
  • Experience coaching student-athletes in a collegiate setting
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to interact with diverse groups

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