NUIG Rugby seeking 1st XV Assistant Coach (Backs)

26 April 2019

NUIG Rugby seeking 1st XV Assistant Coach (Backs)
NUIG RFC is seeking to recruit an ambitious and committed 1st XV assistant coach (backs) for the 2019/20 season.
The role consists of preparing the team for the Connacht Junior League/Cup, and varsity competition, continuing the progress made in recent seasons. NUIG also fields a second XV, U20 XV, a woman’s XV and 6 underage academy teams. The Assistant Coach will focus on the 1st XV.
Role Overview:
• Assist the Head Coach in designing and providing training sessions.
• Offer assistance and develop the back line.
• Provide impartial feedback and direction to develop players.
• Attendance at League, Cup and Varsity matches and two evening training sessions weekly throughout the season.
The ideal candidate will:
• Be, at a minimum IRFU accredited Level 2 or higher desirable.
• Have technical coaching skills and the ability to work one-on-one with players to improve core or position-specific skills.
• Have experience in developing players, including late beginners, to reach their potential.
• Be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels and manage and motivate.
This is an outstanding opportunity to play a key role in the continued development and success of NUIG Rugby.
To apply, please email your CV with a covering letter to:
Bernie Kelly, Director of Rugby, NUIG Rugby Football Club.
Closing date for applications is: Friday 24 May 2019