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Vacancy - Women's XV Head Coach

Vacancy - Women's XV Head Coach

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Watsonian Football Club seek an ambitious Head Coach for their Women’s 1XV for the coming season

We are looking for a candidate to build on the success of the 2021/22 season in which the team won the Tennent’s Premiership and were runners up in the Sarah Beaney Cup. The candidate should be a good communicator and motivated to lead the Women’s 1XV in the Tennent’s Women’s Premiership for 2022/23.

The successful candidate must have relevant experience of coaching at a high level within rugby and hold or be working towards a UKCC Level 3 Coaching Certificate.

The Head Coach is expected to undertake the following;

- Prepare, plan and carry out training sessions (Tuesday & Thursday) whilst being present at all matches.

- Provide relevant analysis to players and coaches to aid their development throughout the season.

- Lead player recruitment/retention alongside Assistant Coaches

- Communicate effectively with the club leadership, including the Club Captain and Director of Rugby.

- Responsibility for transparent team selection process, with feedback provided consistently across the season to all players.

- Creation of a season plan with realistic and achievable goals.

- Be able to utilise video footage for match/player analysis.

- Effectively organise and coordinate pre-season training to prepare the team for the start of the league on 27th/28th August.

Remuneration and reasonable expenses will depend on experience and at the discretion of the Club.

To apply for this position, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Fi Sharman (Operations Manager)

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd June 2022.