FIRST XV BACKS COACH
role involves coaching the Womens First XV, with specific responsibility for
the technical development and oversight of the backline division, and working
with the coaching team to develop attacking play in general.
This is an excellent opportunity for any Level II coaches who
are looking to expand their experience given the calibre of the players
involved in the Womens First XV and during a period of significant growth in
the women’s game post the WC success in 2014.
Level II (the club will support aspirations to undertake a Level III
DURATION: Appointed in Summer 2015 for the 2015/2016
domestic league season which runs September to January 2016.
Training is on Tuesday and
Thursday evenings, 7.30 - 9.00 pm, with pre-training and selection meetings at
6.45pm. League fixtures are on Sundays.
Women’s First XV have been the Premiership champions 4 times in the last 6
years. Richmond WRFC are the largest senior women’s club in the UK and are a fully
integrated section of the club, running three senior women’s sides which
compete within the four top levels of domestic competition.
The First XV consists of 24 -
28 players, many of whom are engaged in international representative elite
player or divisional representative pathways.
REPORTS TO: Head Coach Women’s
Section and Director of Rugby
SALARY: Expenses will be covered.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Opportunity to work with the Head coach to assist in the
planning and delivery of an effective high quality training and development
programme to prepare the First XV for domestic premiership competition in the
Specific oversight for technical development of backline players
and attacking backs play, management of individual backline player development
plans and input to selection meetings, collaboration re provision of feedback
to Team England coaching staff.
Work with Head Coach on the development of team tactics, video
analysis, competition strategy and game and training session planning.
Manage and deliver high quality coaching sessions for the First
XV backs on a weekly basis
Support coaching delivery and overview at First XV fixtures
Work with Head coach to co-ordinate and provide appropriate individual
technical feedback and provide individual player goal setting and end of season
formal review of performance
Consult with other section coaches on selection matters and the identification
of talented players suitable for progression to the First XV squad and RFU
elite player pathways.
Closing Date: 1st July 2015
How To Apply: email firstname.lastname@example.org including a
copy of your coaching CV. To answer any
immediate queries please contact Head Coach Karen Findlay on 07818 017804.