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Ross High Rugby Coach Coordinator Recruitment

26 Jul 2017


We would like to recruit a Ross High Rugby Club Coach Coordinator 2017/18. All clubs must register a Club Coach Coordinator for the 2017/18 season by the 30 September.

Who Can Help / Apply?
Any Adult with an interest in helping young people enjoy their rugby.
Perhaps you want to help but don't feel confident enough or you don't have the time to coach.

You can do this!
What's involved?

Full explanation and training will be offered in person.
Role of the Club Coach Coordinator

The quality of coaching in Scotland is important to all, and whatever your reason for being involved, Scottish Rugby are committed to offering a coaching development service to help you become as good a coach as you can be. The Club Coach Coordinator (CCC) Programme is part of this service, where clubs have a designated volunteer in place to help the club better coordinate their coaching function.

The CCC has a specific responsibility for the research, promotion, administration and provision of coaching development opportunities managed by Scottish Rugby. CCCs play an important link between Scottish Rugby and the game at a local level, and thus in the development of rugby union in Scotland.

There is potential for you to develop the role within your club or simply remain as the main point of contact for all coaching matters.

Key Responsibilities

* Act as a point of contact at the club for the Coach Development department

* Liaise with the Domestic Rugby Support department for coach compliance reporting (including active coaches registers)

* Act as a point of contact at the club for all coaches

* Work alongside the Child Protection Officer to ensure youth coaches have PVG Disclosure Scotland membership in accordance with the Minimum Operating Standards

* Ensure all club coaches have completed RugbyRight in accordance with the Minimum Operating Standards

* Have a clear understanding of Scottish Rugby’s coach education pathway and available courses to determine the needs of club coaches and signpost them to the relevant qualifications

* Ensure that Scottish Rugby coaching courses, local/national CPD activities and resources on the online Training Hub (Hive Learning) are well publicised and promoted to club coaches

* Ensure that communications from Scottish Rugby Coach Development department are distributed accordingly

* Sign post club coaches to the Coach Development mailing list for weekly e-zines, updates and announcements from the department

Responsible to:
The Club Coach Coordinator is responsible to the RHRFC Vice-President of Rugby, Thomas Orr,  as well as the Coach Development Department at Scottish Rugby.

Knowledge and Skills Required

* An interest in improving the standard of coaches at the club
* Good communication skills
* A good organiser and forward planner

Please note, as part of the Scottish Rugby Club Participation Agreement, £500 may be paid to a club (in May 2018).

If interested, please contact Michael Davidson by email at in the first instance.

Michael will then arrange to catch up with you.