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Capilano RFC looking to find new head coach for women’s program

May 24, 2017
Posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

Job Summary

The Capilano Rugby Club is located in West Vancouver and draws the majority of its members from the North Shore of Vancouver. Currently the club has two senior women’s teams including the top team competing in the BC Women’s Premiership, four senior men’s teams, and a thriving mini/youth rugby program. In the role of Women’s Head Coach, this candidate will oversee all operations of the senior women’s rugby program including at least twice weekly training sessions and weekly games. The BCRU competition generally runs from late August to early May.

Responsibilities 
The Head Coach will be responsible for creating a successful team environment for the two Senior Women’s teams. Specific duties the candidate will need to oversee:

  • Promoting and evaluating the skill, talent and fitness of all Capilano Women’s players
  • Preparing weekly trainings 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.
  • Coordinating with Men’s Head Coach and Mini/Youth Head Coaches to promote a cohesive club community

Supervision Received
This position will work closely with the coaches committee and will report directly to the Capilano Rugby Club Executive Board.

Qualifications
Previous rugby coaching experience is required. The candidate must conduct themselves in accordance with the standards accepted for coaches in the British Columbia Rugby Union Code of Conduct. (http://www.bcrugby.com/code-of-conduct/)  Applicants must be able to legally work in Canada.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should email a current resume and cover letter with expression of interest and a coaching CV to crobinson25@hotmail.com. More details regarding the position can be provided upon application to the position.

Application Closing Date:            June 21, 2017

Only candidates shortlisted will be contacted.