Job Opportunity: Senior S&C Coach

01 April 2015

Job Opportunity: Senior S&C Coach

Connacht Rugby would like to invite applications for the position of Senior S&C Coach. This exciting and challenging position will play a critical role in the on-going development of players in Connacht.

The Role

Reporting to the Head Coach, Connacht Rugby and the Head of Fitness, Connacht Rugby, the successful candidate will:

  • Deliver Strength & Conditioning Coaches support; designing, delivering and monitoring pre-season and in-season squad physical preparation.

  • Ensure alignment between the academy, development and senior programmes and,


The Candidate

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of five years' experience as a strength and conditioning coach, ideally within a professional rugby environment.

  • A Recognised degree in physical education, human movement, sports science or equivalent.

  • An industry recognised certification in strength and conditioning.

    • Experience of developing and implementing objective return to play protocols and injury rehabilitation programmes to elite level athletes.

    • An appreciation of the structures of Irish rugby and the Long Term Player Development pathway.

    • Excellent communication skills.

For a full Job Description, please click here

The Opportunity

This position is being offered on a 2 year fixed-term, full-time basis and is based in Galway. To apply for this position, please email or send your CV to Eoin Ward, HR Department, 10/12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Closing date for applications is Friday 24th April 2015.

Shortlist and invite on w/c Mon 27th April 2015

Interview on Wednesday 6th May 2015

Connacht Rugby is an equal opportunities employer