Head Coach: Cambuslang Rugby

Cambuslang Rugby are a well-established, progressive and inclusive community focussed Rugby Club based in the Southeast of Glasgow, which was established in 1903.

The Club are looking to appoint a new Head Coach for the Senior section which comprises of a 1st XV, competing in West Region League 1, and a 2nd XV competing in West Reserve League 3 for the 2022/2023 season and beyond.

In addition to the strong history and two Senior teams the Club has an enviable Junior section with over 300 kids, hosting age grades at every level from pre-school to U16, and two newly established Girls sides at U14 & U16 level. 

Head Coach – Key Functions

  • To manage and oversee the coaching and playing program of Cambuslang Rugby 1st XV and 2nd
  • Manage and promote player recruitment where and when required.
  • Effectively and enthusiastically plan the schedule and content for training and matches.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set targets – agree challenging but sensible and achievable targets.
  • Agree a merit based and transparent selection policy with the management team.
  • Create and execute training sessions which are active and relevant to the team goals, players abilities, time of season and team performance.
  • Design and deliver specific sessions to players in specialist positions.
  • Ensure SCRUMS is maintained and updated in a timely manner, when required by the SRU.

Skills & Abilities

  • You will have or be working towards UKCC 3 Coaching qualification or its equivalent.
  • Knowledge of team attacking and defensive strategies, skills, and techniques relevant to the players ability.
  • Ability to plan, report effectively and prioritise workload.

Time commitment will include regular weekly training sessions on a Tuesday and Thursday evening (7pm) and match days, Saturday.

This role may suit an experienced former player or up and coming coach with the enthusiasm to take a club and group of players with real potential forward.

Terms: Negotiable

If you have necessary qualities we are looking for, please forward your CV together with a letter of interest to:

John McLaughlin

President - Cambuslang Rugby & Sports Club


Date published: 13 July 2022
Date updated: 13 July 2022


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