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Salary Competitive and based on experience
Responsible to PRFC Executive Committee
Contractual Status Annual, Part-time
Location • Training – Manchester Elementary School, Pittsburgh, PA
• Matches – TBD (home) and Mid-Atlantic area for all local matches
Hours of Work • Training – Tuesday/Thursday: 7:00p-9:00p
• Matches – Saturdays: Typically 11:30a – 3:00p (contingent on 2nd side and location)
Season • August to November (Fall) and March to June (Spring)
Role Summary • Developing and implementing successful coaching strategies for all practices and games
• Working with Executive Committee to clearly carry out team initiatives
• Establishing rapport with team members and club
• Assisting in recruiting and club growth initiatives
• Aiding in club-related fundraising activities and alumni outreach
• Helping build out schedule (outside of regular season) alongside Match Secretary and Club Captain
Experience and Qualifications • Previous experience coaching at the club or collegiate level
• Coaching for full team development and game strategy; forwards and back coaching
• USA Rugby Level 200 Coaching Certification (or willingness to be certified by 8/1/17)
Key Characteristics • Interest in coaching both elite and developmental players
• Strong communication – giving and receiving feedback to and from the players/Executive Committee
• Motivated to win in addition to promoting a strong club culture
• Able to provide structure during practices and games and adapt as necessary

Any interested party can provide the following to:

  • Professional Resume

  • Rugby Resume

  • Brief statement of coaching philosophy, coaching style, and anything else you deem important for us to know

  • One rugby reference