Job Opportunities


Chief Executive Officer

Rugby Ontario is seeking an individual to fill the organization's Chief Executive Officer position.

Please click the position to view its description (.pdf).

Rugby Ontario - Chief Executive Officer

Position Advertising Date: 
Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

This full-time position is based out of Rugby Ontario's Toronto office. To apply, please submit a resume with cover letter demonstrating credentials to:

Rugby 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 Sarah Lesperance, Rugby Development Coordinator - Technical at or at (647) 560-4790 x109.


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

Job Description:

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 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

Hamilton Hornets RFC
Under-18 Boys Program Head Coach

Hamilton Hornets Rugby U18 Boys Program - Head Coach Job Description

The Hamilton Hornets Under-18 boys program is currently seeking new candidates for head coach of our 2016-2017 program. Interested parties can contact Alex Paris, Junior Development Officer at

Qualifications and Attainments

- Minimum NCCP Level 1 trained or working towards World Rugby certification, Rugby Ready

Knowledge and Experience

- Experience of working with age-grade rugby teams
- Track record of identifying players with potential
- Successful track record developing age-grade players
- Knowledge and understanding of Rugby Union and the development of team and individual performance
- Effective Team Training
- Plan well structured team training and maximize the usage of time and resources available
- Plan and run team training that relate to individual, team unit and team performance reviews and match preparation
- Provide and facilitate technical and tactical coaching to individual players and units within the team as appropriately
- Use and facilitate the use of technical specialist coaches where required
- Encourages players to have input info, and take ownership of training sessions.

Plan and run effective training sessions that provide team progressions in the areas of

- Tactical game understanding
- Skill development
- Set play
- Attack
- Defense
- Open Play

Rogers TV
Broadcast Volunteers


Rogers TV is looking for some keen males and females who are interested in joining the Rogers TV broadcast team that brings Ontario club rugby to viewers across the province.

Rogers TV is seeking volunteers to join their rugby broadcast team for Marshall Premiership, Marshall Championship and Ontario Women's League club rugby matches this season, with matches played weekly out of Douglas Horn Stadium at Fletcher's Fields in Markham, Ont.

Rogers TV will provide training, teaching valuable skills in television production and broadcasting. You quickly become part of the Rogers TV crew, with responsibilities that include operating a camera, running an audio board, and operating the graphics computer on site in Rogers TV's multi-million dollar mobile truck.

Applicants must have knowledge of the sport of rugby union.

To apply to Rogers TV, please contact:

Gary McMahon
Rogers TV
Coordinator of Volunteer Resources


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