Rugby Jobs

Listing of available positions within the Rugby community. To have your position listed, please forward a short description and applicable links to info@empiregurugby.com.



Brooklyn Rugby Club - Head Coach Women's Team
posted May 24, 2018

Background:
Brooklyn Rugby Club just celebrated their 10th Anniversary in 2017. The club is comprised of both a men’s and a women’s team, with the women being established for around 5 years. Players in the club have come from around the world and some have gone to compete at higher levels.  We pride ourselves on being a family and inclusive of everyone.

Head Coach:
We are looking to fill the position of Head Coach for the Brooklyn Women's Rugby Team. They are a talented, player-run team with members at all levels of experience. During our competitive 15s season (Aug - Nov), we compete in the Empire GU - Division 2 conference, playing teams in the tristate area.

During our development seasons (spring and summer) we play both 15's and 7's against a variety of tri-state area teams with one travel weekend in the spring. We are hoping to find a coach who connects with our amazing group of women, shares our passion for rugby, and is looking to turn some superb talent into a dominating team.

Expectations and Responsibilities:
A coach would be expected to help plan and run two-hour practices, aiming to help players at all levels grow and develop as athletes. Practices are usually held on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Brooklyn, NY (Historically in Red Hook). Our coach would collaborate with the team captain to design effective game plans and strategies.

A coach would also be responsible for attending and coaching at games and tournaments, typically played on Saturdays (transportation provided by the team).

Qualifications: Current USA Rugby Level 200 coaching certification and previous rugby experience as a player, coach, or referee is required. We are willing to work with a strong candidate to obtain the necessary coaching qualifications.

Stipend to be provided. We also have access to coaching materials through SportPlan.

To inquire please e-mail: womenscoach@brooklynrugby.com


Fairfield Yankees - Head Coach Men's D2
posted May 17, 2018

The Yankees Men’s D2 are seeking a new head coach. This is a highly competitive team of dedicated athletes with a strong cultural rugby bond. Fairfield has a 49-8 record over the past 4 years, was the Empire D2 runner-up in 2018, the Empire D3 Champion in 2017 and the National Champion in D3 in 2016. Most of the players are in their early to mid-20’s and have over 10 years of rugby experience.

Requirements: At least 3 years Senior Men’s rugby coaching experience and a demonstration of successful coaching methodology. Proficiency in structuring practice to develop playing coordination, game strategy, situational play, and promoting both team and player improvement. There will be a group of assistant coaches that the head coach will also need to work alongside and direct to help improve overall play. Availability for practice on Tuesday and Thursday nights in Norwalk CT from 7:30-9:30, plus Saturday games during the season and planning sessions in the offseason. This is not a paid position. There will be travel and expense reimbursement as appropriate.

Additional Information: There is also a Men’s D3 side, with a dedicated head coach, and a Women’s side. Practice attendance usually exceeds 40 players. We are a team that collaborates and need to have coaches that embrace that philosophy. We have a strictly enforced “no prima-donnas” rule for players and coaches. We also have a robust feeder system in the area high schools and youth programs, which are coached by current Yankees and our Old Boys.

If interested, please forward your rugby CV to Grant “Randy” Heller at ggheller@optonline.net.

Village Lions RFC - Head Coach Women's Sevens
posted May 14, 2018

The Village Lions RFC is recruiting a new head coach for its Women’s Sevens program. This NYC squad has an established playing group and is looking forward to playing in the competitiveEmpire Bracket for 2018. This is a great opportunity for an experienced coach to help shape and develop the Women’s Sevensprogram over the next 2 -3 years, supported by a proactive and enthusiastic committee and Board ofTrustees.

The new coach will engage in: player development, will develop game strategy, including practice, gamecoaching and player skills. Importantly, the coach will seek out best practice and innovative approaches in7’s rugby; Coaches with outstanding records in Sevens are encouraged to apply.

The season will be from early May to mid-July, extended into mid-August depending on performance inthe playoffs. Practice is usually Tuesday and Thursday evenings on Randall’s Island. A stipend isprovided, plus travel to tournaments, and a bonus should the team go to Championship games.

Prospective applicants are asked to provide the following:
* Your rugby CV.
* A sample plan for one or more Sevens training sessions, so we can get to see how you organise sessions and how you communicate.
* Your vision for how you would move our program to the next level.

Applications should be sent to the VLRFC Director of Rugby (rugbydirector@villagelions.org) before May 31st.