Strathaven Rugby Football Club has ambitious plans to be a centre of rugby excellence for the local community and to develop the club at all levels of Rugby from 1st XV down to mini rugby. Stage one of this plan focuses on the senior team and we are advertising the position of Head Coach to work with the 1st XV to drive a programme of improvement, achievement and excellence.
The position would be part time with evening and weekend work involved. The contract start date is flexible as the position is currently vacant and offers the successful candidate an outstanding opportunity to develop skills, reputation and experience at an established and ambitious club. Remuneration and expenses will be discussed at the next stage.
We are looking for someone with strong leadership skills, excellent communications skills and experience of coaching / playing rugby at a suitable senior level.
The Club has ambitions to be a centre of sporting excellence for the local Community and provide excellent rugby training and facilities from the 1st XV down. The Head Coach Will role model strong leadership behaviours, contributing to club plans, and lead the senior team and other coaches to deliver these plans.
When the going gets tough, the Head Coach will remain focused on supporting the senior team to deliver great results on the pitch.
Although the role is part time there is a significant time commitment including evening and weekend work.
Developing an ethos of high performance in every training session and every game the Head Coach will develop and build players to contribute to a successful team. The team ethos will include all players, coaches, supporters, youth and the committee and the Head Coach will be a strong advocate of the SRFC team.
The Head Coach is directly responsible for planning, organising and management of the 1st XV team.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate significant experience at an appropriate senior level as player and more recently as a coach.
Please send a CV and a cover letter detailing why you believe you have the skills, knowledge, drive and experience to be our Head Coach to:
Garry Tough, President
35 School Road