University of Waterloo
Women's Rugby Program Head Coach
Application Deadline: May 13, 2016
Starting Date: June 2015
Position: Women’s Rugby Part Time Head Coach
The University of Waterloo is seeking a highly-motivated and organized individual to serve as the head coach of its varsity women’s rugby team on an honoraria basis. Under the direction of the Manager, Interuniversity Sport, the Head Coach is responsible for the continuous development of the varsity rugby program through coaching and administration.
These responsibilities will be fulfilled through coordination, planning, evaluation, and implementation of yearly training programs, as well as recruiting highly qualified CIS caliber student-athletes. Additional responsibilities include priorities and support around academic success, proper training techniques, individualized training schedules, and strategic long term program and athlete development. The incumbent must also act in accordance with documented policy and procedure guidelines and adhere to uWaterloo, OUA, and CIS policies and procedures.
The coach will work collaboratively with the uWaterloo athletic department staff team in event scheduling, facility issues, travel planning, budgeting, strength & conditioning, purchasing of equipment and apparel, and completing administrative requirements.
The ideal candidate will be a friendly, results oriented person with an ability to work with student staff and volunteers. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree, current coaching accreditation (CAC or an internationally recognized equivalent Level 2 or Comp-Intro Certified), and several years of successful coaching at the university or equivalent senior, high performance level. Superior interpersonal, organizational, leadership, coaching, and technical skills are required.
Other: Vulnerable sector check.
The varsity rugby season begins with training camp in August, league play beginning at the start of school in the September, and finishes with CIS championships in early November. Practices occur on campus and student-athletes train throughout the calendar year.
Applicants should email their interest to Chris Gilbert – Manager, Interuniversity Sport, University of Waterloo – email is firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-888-4567 – ext. 35694. Please provide your resume and references at the time of application. All applicants are thanked for their interest however only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Closing date – May 13, 2016