The Connacht Rugby Women’s Committee seeks applications for:

– Head Coach, Connacht Senior Womens Team, for:

(season 2012/13, with possibility of contract extension).

The Head Coach role should provide the squad with excellent rugby experience aligned with player and unit capacities, and geared to result-specific interprovincial campaign goals. The successful applicant should target selections and strategies to best achieve those goals, and provide evidence of prior coaching successes.

Applicants should be aware commitments extend through the interprovincial womens series, which runs on concurrent weekends prior to the regular league club season, on dates yet-to-be specified but similar to this winter’s schedule commencing the first weekend of September.

The contract also demands appropriate preparations in the weeks approaching campaign kick-off.

Applicants should satisfy the following criteria:

Essential: IRFU Level One-accredited Coach or higher; Appropriate Head Coaching experience (three years recommended); Strong Management Skills (interpersonal, leadership, motivation, patience and teamwork); Player development (bringing players skill sets to the required level for provincial rugby).

Desirable: IRFU Level 2 Accredited Coach (or working towards); Experience coaching womens rugby and/or proven knowledge of the womens game.

Candidates who satisfy the above criteria are invited to apply by sending a CV outlining relevant coaching experience to: [email protected] Applications deadline is 5.00pm Friday, April 20.

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