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Join our Team as Club Men's Head Coach

Colin Murphy15 Apr - 16:45
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Virginia RFC is seeking applications for a club Men's Head Coach

Virginia RFC was established in 1977 and competed last season in Ulster Championship Division 2.

The club has 2 senior men’s teams, a senior women’s team, a full youth structure ranging from u14s to u18s for boys and girls and an impressive minis section ranging from u6s to u12s.

This season the club finished 9th in Ulster Championship Division 2.

The position is that of Club Men's Head Coach.

Club Men's Head Coach:

This role would suit an ambitious coach/player coach who is seeking an opportunity to develop their coaching skill set and work with a very young, talented and energetic group of men.

The Head Coach will be required to develop the structures already in place but add their own enhancements.

The successful candidate should be ambitious and looking to develop the Virginia senior squad and merge the clubs talented young players and progress them into the senior sides.


Must have as a minimum accreditation at coaching IRFU level Stage 3 or higher

Be a good communicator, a proven innovator and show strong leadership values and skills

Be able to identify strengths and challenge weaknesses

Be willing to work on player development and retention as well as attracting new players to the club into a positive rugby environment


To bring a re-energisation to a progressive club and strive to develop all players to ultimately gain continued success

Be able to work with all coaches to develop a structure and game plan to deliver this success

Ensure there is a strong positive team culture and communication among players and coaches

Work with the Clubs Coaching Coordinator (Youth) to ensure that there is a development and transition pathway to the senior squads

Develop a medium and long term plan with set goals for the senior playing squads

To plan and deliver Senior teams training session (twice a week)

To plan and deliver 3 coach the coaches sessions per season.

If interested, please contact Damien +353 86 308 8417 and/or email your Rugby CV to the following email address:

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