1st XV Head Coach Wanted


Howe of Fife RFC are looking to appoint a new Head Coach. We have a young, predominately locally produced squad.

Our aim is to continue to encourage young and promising players of all abilities to enhance
their skills and their enjoyment of a team sport. Please read the attached pdf about the club
‘Our Aim Growing the Game’.

Key requirements:

  • Recognised Rugby coaching qualification, or evidence of working towards one. Key
    criteria will focus on enthusiasm, people skills, care about your players, and honesty
    as a coach, be engaging, personable and reliable.
  • Preferable coaching experience with a senior men’s team in a lead or assistant
    coaching role.
  • As Head Coach, the club would encourage and support the attendance of SRU CPD
    courses aligned with the technical blueprint to enhance coach development.
    Key responsibilities
  • Planning, delivering and reviewing training sessions on a weekly basis, including
    individual and team development areas.
  • Aligning training sessions with a season plan, player availability and chosen game
  • Oversee 1st XV selection.
  • Oversee match day responsibilities with the team and support staff.
  • Communicate and engage with the wider club.
  • Uphold the values of the senior men’s section and drive a positive culture.

Key attributes:

  • Positive leadership and motivational skills. Be a great role model.
  • Excellent communication skills with players, club coaches and rugby committee.
  • Adaptable - With limited training space, particularly in the winter, training sessions
    may have to be adapted according to the shared training space available.
  • Availability. The role requires the coach to be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays
    between 6.30pm and 9pm and all match day weekends. The head coach is also part
    of the rugby committee who meet once every 6 weeks on a non-training night.

How to Apply:
Please e-mail your CV and covering letter to The President, Howe of Fife RFC