Toronto Nomads Head Coach Senior Women

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. The senior women’s teams currently play in the TRU premier league and have athletes ranging from the beginner level to the national level.

The Nomads Senior Women’s teams are currently searching for a head coach for the 2012 season. Candidates should have the following skill set:

  • Possess an in‐depth technical knowledge of rugby and use it to further develop the skill set of the team
  • Prepare and run training sessions, Tuesday and Thursday evenings fromApril through to August
  • Travel with the teams to games on Saturdays, May to August
  • Support and challenge both women’s teams in developing their skill set
  • Select team line‐ups according to club criteria
  • Able to constructively give and receive feedback
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Maintain a culture of respect and professionalism

Preference will be given to those with:
  • Experience coaching women
  • Experience coaching multiple skill levels within the same practice
  • The ability to think creatively and adapt to changing situations

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Level 1 NCCP coaching certification or 5+ years combined playing and coaching experience

***Please note that this is a part‐time position that is paid an honorarium

To apply, please send the following items to the Toronto Nomads Senior Women’s Director, Jenn Russell, at: jenn.russell@hotmail.com and to Meghan Iley, Senior Women’s Club Captain, at: meghan.iley@gmail.com

  • Resume
  • Brief description of coaching style
  • Outline of season overview and one sample practice plan
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