Rugby Union coaching experience at a level of no less than Sydney Junior Rugby Union Club, Regional level through Sydney Junior Rugby Union or NSW Schools Rugby Union player pathways.
Smart Rugby – mandate for all coaches
Level 1 mandate for all coaches
Level 2 for U15s and up
Working with Children Check (WWCC) mandatory for all coaches
Demonstrated experience of developing athletes in a performance- based Rugby environment.
Agree to display and carry out the Character and Values that come with representing WJRU as an organisation
Specific technical knowledge of individual and team principles including techniques, coaching trends.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with a wide range of people including athletes, parents, management, program coordinators and administrators.
Ability to contribute and manage a team effectively as part of working towards achieving outcomes.
The age group Head Coach will be selected by the WJRU President and Vice President (VP).
To plan and execute the representative program for the selected age group.
To form a playing style and player requirements for the game style determined for the team. This will be used by the selection committee to assist them and provide guidance on selection of the squad.
To plan and execute training sessions to meet Team objectives.
To determine the need for trial matches and to liaise with WJRU VP Reps and others for organisation.
To instruct the Assistant Coach and Specialist Coaches as required. To coordinate player injuries/rehabilitation and manage any forced changes to the squad due to injury in conjunction with the Selection Committee.
To attend any pre-tournament camp and tournament functions as required.
To provide appropriate feedback to all squad members.
To select assistant coaches and manager while consulting with the WJRU VP to ensure all Warringah Village Clubs are engaged.
To provide services and support as required to the Head Coach.
To attend any pre-tournament camp, tournament and functions as required.
To provide direct liaison with the Team. In addition, it is vital that parents of selected players are well informed of specific details etc for that Team. To arrange training facilities if required
To arrange trials in consultation with WJRU VP Reps as requested by the Head Coach.
To maintain player/shadow player Contact Details, Participation Forms, Travel Forms etc
To provide all communications necessary for effective and efficient management of the Team.
To inform the WJRU Reps of any pending issues in a timely fashion. To coordinate and manage the distribution of gear.
To communicate and manage travel details where required
To assist in the keeping of statistics as required by the Head Coach. To establish and maintain off field Team discipline and behaviour. To arrange Team photos appropriately.
To perform any other non-coaching duties as necessary.
To obtain Team Lists/Player Contact Details from relevant Clubs before the Team is finalised.
To provide the WJRU VP Reps with a copy of the Player Contact details once the Team has been selected.
To provide appropriate feedback to the WJRU VP Reps at the completion of the representative rugby season.
To ensure that the Team can provide a QUALIFIED Assistant Referee and Ground Marshall as part of the team for any competition or trial game. (They will need to report to the referee at least 15 mins prior to kick-off (Unless the referees Association provides).