RUGBY ONTARIO OPPORTUNITIES

Rugby Ontario Referees

Rugby Ontario is looking for new energetic and motivated referees to join our team. Our referees enjoy a rewarding pathway which includes the opportunity to travel Ontario and overseas while developing their own game.

We are looking for ex-players, high schools seniors and anyone with an understanding of Rugby that would like stay in the game! Referees from other sports are more than welcome.

If interested in becoming a referee with Rugby Ontario, please send an email to Nicole Kovacs, Coach and Match Official Development Manager at nkovacs@rugbyontario.com or at (647) 560-4790 x1009.

ADDITIONAL RUGBY OPPORTUNITIES

U19 Boys, Head Coach

The Crusaders Rugby Club in Oakville are looking for a U19 (Boys) Head Coach.
The U19 program is embedded into the Men’s Program for training purposes.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Working with the Sr Men’s Coaching group to create a positive training environment
  • Working with the Players’ group to ensure all players have an opportunity to develop
  • Aim for 100% Player retention for 2020 Season
 Qualifications include current Police Check and Level One Coaching Course. This is a volunteer position.
Please submit application to: Kevin Brenders junior.rugby@crusadersrugby.ca
 

Part-Time Head Coach, Men’s Rugby

The Head Coach is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating the technical, tactical, and physical curriculum, which prepares the student athlete for successful competition within the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA). This is a part-time position that requires evening, weekend, and periodic weekday hours. Salary commensurate with experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing the overall program plan for Men’s Rugby, including a yearly plan as well as  practice plans
  • Identifying and recruiting academically strong student athletes
  • Maintaining effective communications and administrative systems amongst coaches, players, athletic, and facility staff
  • Complete adherence to and support of OCAA and Conestoga policies and procedures
  • Organizing and running related competitions and activities (e.g. tournaments, clinics etc.)

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Women’s Head Coach

The University of Waterloo is seeking a highly-motivated, organized individual to serve as the head coach of its women’s rugby team for the 2019-20 season. Under the direction of the Associate Director, Athletics and the Manager of Interuniversity Sport, the head coach is responsible for the continuous development of the varsity women’s rugby program through coaching, recruiting, and administration.

Senior Women’s Head Coach

The Oakville Crusaders R.F.C are currently search for a head coach for the 2019 season.
The Senior Women’s team currently competes in the Ontario Women’s League (OWL).
The season runs from April to mid-August and training takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm.
We are looking for a candidate to create a fun and positive environment around our team and around our club

Location: Crusader Park, Oakville, Ontario

Head Coach – Women’s Rugby 7s

Reporting to Varsity Sport Coordinator the Head Coach is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum to best prepare student athletes to succeed within the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA). The position requires extensive collaboration with members of the Athletic Department to ensure appropriate level of services and support is provided to the varsity athletes.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and actively recruit student athletes to appropriate Sheridan academic programs.
  • Support student athletes for their academic and athletic performance while buying into the Sheridan Athletics mantra – Study. Compete. Graduate. Succeed.
  • Organize and execute competitions and activities to profile Sheridan College and Sheridan Athletics.
  • Prepare strategies to maximize Sheridan’s strengths and to effectively counter opponent strategies.
  • Supervise the team during practices, games, and road trips at all times while representing Sheridan and abiding by Sheridan Athletics and OCAA guidelines.
  • Maintain a degree of professionalism, acting as an ambassador representing the team and college to enhance the image of the college and program.
  • Delegate responsibilities to assistant coaches

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Assistant Coach, Senior Women’s Team

The Toronto Scottish RFC (established in 1953) is looking for an Assistant Coach for our Senior Women’s team (established in 1993) for the 2019 season. The Toronto Scottish Senior Women play in the OWL (Ontario Women’s League) and field two teams-a 1st and 2nd (Development) 15.

This position is part time and is paid an honorarium.

Please note:The Assistant Coach will be working both with the entire squad (1sts and 2nds) and specifically with the back lines so the ideal candidate should be comfortable coaching backs

Duties include:

-assisting the Head Coach in running training sessions and being in attendance for both 1st and 2nds games

-working with our back lines to execute effective plays

-giving constructive feedback to players to improve performance and develop players both individually and as a squad

-attending practice sessions and game days and delivering timely feedback

Minimum requirements:

NCCP Level 1 certification

5 years combined playing and coaching experience

Practices are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and games are Saturdays.

Practice locations are;

Sunnybrook Park (Leslie St and Eglinton Ave East)

North Toronto Collegiate Institute (Yonge St and Eglinton Ave)

To apply for this position, please contact us at womensdirector@torontoscottish.ca and include your resume as well as a brief cover letter describing your experience, coaching philosophy and what you will bring to this position.

Head Coach of the Niagara Rugby Union Boy’s 7’s Team

The Niagara Rugby Union is looking for a coach for their U19 Boy’s 7’s Team who will be competing at the Ontario Summer Games in London from August 2 to August 5th, 2020.

The coach will have to run tryouts and recruit from clubs within the Niagara Rugby Union, run practices and seek exhibition opportunities with the support the NRU’s Junior Rugby Coordinator Bill Stuart.

Qualifications

–        Level 1 Coaching Accreditation

–        Experience working with junior or senior rugby teams

–        Knowledge and understanding of the development of the team and individual performance

–        Strong communication skills

–        Able to work in fast paced and flexible environments

–        Positive, enthusiastic and a good planner

Coaches are paid an honorarium.

Please send any inquiries to stuart.b@sympatico.ca

Senior Women’s Head Coach

The Mississauga Blues are looking for a coach for their Senior Women’s program.

The senior women’s team currently competes in the Toronto Rugby Union (TRU) and has players ranging from beginner, varsity and provincial.

The season runs from April to mid-August and training takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm. Games are typically on Saturday or Friday night.

Qualifications

–        Level 1 Coaching Accreditation

–        Experience working with senior rugby teams

–        Knowledge and understanding of the development of the team and individual performance

–        Strong communication skills

–        Able to work in fast paced and flexible environments

–        Positive, enthusiastic and a good planner

Honorarium available.

Please send any inquiries to mark.bluesrfc@gmail.com

Senior Women’s Head Coach

The Burlington Centaurs Rugby Football Club are currently searching for a head coach for the 2019 season. The Burlington Centaurs Senior Women’s team competes in the Niagara Rugby Union A division. The Centaurs home is Sherwood Forest Park located in Burlington, ON.

Job Description

The Senior Women’s Head Coach will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • To recruit potential players from high schools, colleges and universities
  • To identify and develop the talents of players
  • To promote Burlington Centaurs RFC through on-field performance
  • To create an effective game plan, based on the opposing team and available players
  • To execute the game plan on game day
  • To organize practice sessions that develop technical, tactical and mental aspects of the game
  • To ensure that coaching sessions facilitate team and athlete development
  • To create a positive and enjoyable team culture
  • To develop a coaching environment that contributes to athlete development on and off the field
  • To ensure the health and safety of the athletes at all times

FULL POSTING:Burlington Centaurs Women’s Coach Position

Markham Irish Canadian Rugby Club – Women’s Head Coach

Job Summary

The women’s program at Markham Irish is rebuilding and we currently require a Head Coach to manage that rebuilding and growth. Like many clubs, participation numbers have been declining but in order to address that we have slashed player dues in half for 2019 and this has seen renewed interest.

In the role of Women’s Head Coach, you will oversee all operations of the senior women’s rugby program including weekly training sessions and weekly games.

You will report to the Board but this is an autonomous role and you will be left to grow and manage all initiatives with the expectation that the Board of the Club will facilitate and support these initiatives.

You will have previous coaching experience as well as the required coaching certifications. Additionally, you will be expected to adhere to all Club standards on safe participation in sport.

The position is eligible for an honorarium.

Responsibilities

*  Promoting and evaluating the skill, talent and fitness of all Women’s players

*  Preparing weekly training and making team selections for game days

*  Recruitment; including coordinating and communicating with local high school coaches

*  Management of essential team equipment; jerseys, balls, etc.

*  Working closely with the girls’ coaches to facilitate players developing through the club ranks

Interested applicants should apply with a rugby CV to president@markhamirishrugby.com

Head Coach, Varsity Women’s Rugby

Application Deadline: February 28th, 2019

Role Summary

The University of Western Ontario is seeking a highly-motivated and organized individual to serve as the head coach of the varsity Women’s Rugby team. Under the direction of the Associate Director of Interuniversity Athletics, the head coach is responsible for the continuous development of the varsity women’s rugby program. The position requires an individual who has a solid technical background to provide our student athletes with the best student experience within the University environment and continue our rich history of success. 

The head coaching responsibilities require the coordination, planning, evaluation, and implementation of training programs and techniques, as well as recruiting highly qualified student athletes

Qualifications: Women’s rugby head coach position 2019

Senior Women’s Head Coach 2019

Role Summary

The Women’s Heads Coach is accountable for leading the performance of the 1st XV team – which includes, but is not limited to; new talent identification, existing individual player development, game plan development and game-plan execution within a positive, achievement focused team environment.

To be successful within this role, it will require leadership of coaching resources and collaborative engagement with the Director of Women’s Rugby, Team Captains and other club staff and volunteers.
This role will be involved in coaching the technical and tactical development of all players in the senior squad, as well as contributing to the Waterloo Rugby Academy (U18 and U16 – the club’s future 1st XV players), and the ongoing up-skilling of the club’s rugby coaches in conjunction with the other Coaches in the Club.

You will lead a small but growing team of coaches responsible for coaching the senior Women’s teams, both on and off the field, to a standard that enhances the reputation of the club and creates a culture of enjoyment and personal growth.

You will be responsible for the athletic development of the players through the organization of team practices (twice weekly – Tuesdays and Thursdays), ensuring that athletes train and perform to a high standard of health and safety, maintaining a positive line of communication with the board to ensure support when needed, and providing support and guidance to the team chosen on game days (once weekly – Saturdays.) The head coach of the senor Waterloo County women’s team should expect to work in different environments, from gyms to playing fields and sometimes in adverse weather conditions, for the duration of the women’s rugby season which is from April until August.

This is an outstanding opportunity to play a key role in the future of one of the largest Rugby clubs in the region, working alongside a focussed and ambitious Executive Board always looking to contribute to the clubs ongoing success.

Qualifications: Waterloo Country Senior Women’s Head Coach

Senior Men’s Head Coach 2019

Role Summary

The Senior Men’s Heads Coach is accountable for leading the performance of the 1st XV team – which includes, but is not limited to; new talent identification, existing individual player development, game plan development and game-plan execution within a positive, achievement focused team environment. To be successful within this role, it will require leadership of coaching resources and collaborative engagement with the Director of Men’s Rugby, Team Captains, and other club staff and volunteers.

This role will also be involved in coaching the technical and tactical development of players within the 2nd XV from which the 1st XV draws, and, a contribution to the Waterloo Rugby Academy (U19 and U17 – the club’s future 1st XV players), and the ongoing up-skilling of the club’s rugby coaches in conjunction with the other Coaches in the Club.

You will be expected to build and lead a team of coaches responsible for coaching the senior Men’s teams, both on and off the field, to a standard that enhances the reputation of the club and creates a culture of enjoyment and personal growth.

You will be responsible for the athletic development of the players through the organization of team practices (twice weekly – Tuesdays and Thursdays), ensuring that athletes train and perform to a high standard of health and safety, maintaining a positive line of communication with the board to ensure support when needed, and providing support and guidance to the team chosen on game days (once weekly – Saturdays.) The head coach of the senor Waterloo County Men’s team should expect to work in different environments, from gyms to playing fields and sometimes in adverse weather conditions, for the duration of the Men’s rugby season which is from April until October.

This is an outstanding opportunity to play a key role in the future of one of the largest Rugby clubs in the region, working alongside a focussed and ambitious Executive Board always looking to contribute to the clubs ongoing success.

Qualifications: Waterloo Country Senior Men’s Head Coach

Assistant Coach, McMaster Women’s Rugby

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Coach will support high-performance athletes in the University environment through coaching, mentorship and inclusivity.

The Assistant Coach will work extensively with the Head Coach, Assistant Coaches, Medical Staff, Strength & Conditioning Staff and Athletics & Recreation Staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

The Assistant Coach will be involved with the following aspects of MWR to ensure the successful operation of a high-performance university program:

• Athlete recruitment, athlete selection, athlete evaluation, program management, goal setting, tactical & technical development, practice planning and execution, etc.

• Represent MWR across the sport and non-sport communities to foster relationships, build networks, increase awareness, promote community engagement, etc.

Qualifications: Assistant Coach, McMaster Women’s Rugby

Senior Women’s Head Coach

Position Overview

The Nomads Senior Women’s teams are currently searching for a head coach for the 2019 season. The Toronto Nomads are one of six Toronto rugby clubs who founded the Toronto Rugby Union (TRU) and Ontario Rugby Union (ORU) in 1950. The club is comprised of senior rugby teams: three men’s, two women’s; and junior rugby teams: U19s, U18s, U16s, U14s and U12s. The Toronto Nomads train in downtown Toronto, and home rugby games are hosted at Fletchers Fields in Markham.

The senior women’s team currently plays in the Ontario Women’s League (OWL) and we have two teams, a “1s’ team and a development team with players ranging from beginner, varsity, provincial to national level.

Reporting to the Director of Women’s Rugby, the Head Coach will deliver results and create a framework for long term rugby success. The ideal candidate is looking for a project that extends beyond a single season and understands the value of longer term coach-player relationships.

Qualifications: Senior Womens Rugby Head Coach Toronto Nomads Rugby Club 2019.pdf

If you would like to post a job opportunity, please email info@rugbyontario.com.