Broughton Rugby Football Club (BRFC) - Men's Head Coach

Broughton Men’s rugby team plays in East League Divisions. We are seeking to recruit a Men's Head Coach to help the team develop consistency, improve their skills and continue a positive team spirit.  They will be qualified to – or working towards – the national UK Coaching Certificate Level 2 (or equivalent), and complete the annual Rugby Right course.

Although a small amateur club, we pride ourselves on our friendliness and our social cohesion. Our objective is to develop our players to realise their rugby objectives, whatever these may be, through good coaching and mutual support.  We currently run one men’s team and through associations with another local team we contribute to a joint second team allowing all players to all get a game on a Saturday.

The Men’s Head Coach will be responsible to the Committee for all the men’s rugby related activities in the club. They may be assisted by a part time assistant coach. They will also work closely with the Women’s Head Coach to maintain a “one club” ethos, and will advise the Committee on all matters related to men’s rugby at the club.

Specifically, the position entails:

  • Development of suitable training programmes, with specific targets for skills, player and team development. In line with or work towards Scottish Rugby's technical blueprint. They he will endeavour to attend training throughout the season, or make suitable arrangements for others to run training sessions.
  • Ensuring there is a consistent approach to player management and selection, possibly through setting up and chairing selection committee(s) for the men’s teams.
  • Ensuring that all players are properly registered in the SRU system, that all pre and post-match paperwork is completed and submitted, and that all relevant SRU regulations re competitions are followed.
  • Liaising with the club physiotherapists to ensure player injuries are properly treated before players are selected again, and in any required injury reporting to the SRU.
  • Liaison with associate teams and coaching staff to set up player swap / loan / cover schemes consistent with the aims of BRFC. This will also include liaison with other clubs for player loans, as allowed under SRU competition rules.
  • Communicating with all male players regarding selection, arrangements for matches, training schedules, etc.
  • Endeavouring to ensure that every player who wishes to play rugby is able to do so, at an appropriate level, subject to meeting club standards for behaviour, training, paying subs, etc.

The Men’s Head Coach will be a member of the BRFC General Committee and will agree targets with the Committee for each season and present regular progress reports. They will also be expected to submit an annual report to the AGM.  The position is strictly amateur, but legitimate expenses will be paid.

All enquiries to the President, Sandy Urquhart, at sdatu@hotmail.com or 07465 464 864

Date published: 18 April 2019
Date updated: 18 April 2019

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