Old Redcliffians RFC are looking to appoint a new Forwards Coach to support their Head Coach and his support staff. (Photo Credit: Steve Karpa)

They have a young locally produced squad, with many coming through their junior section, and are a community club based in Bristol currently playing in National 2 South. Photo Credit: Steve Karpa

The candidate should be a Level 3 coach, have a proven track record in National League rugby, possess excellent communication and man management skills and a desire to succeed.

The candidate would be required to take a lead role in continuing to develop young players offering a pathway for young players stepping up into senior rugby.

  • To apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter by email to our Director of Rugby Kevin Coster: kjcoster@icloud.com
  • The closing date for Applications is Sat 1st June 2019
  • Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email.
  • Successful candidate should be available to start in July 2019

Job Description

Title: 1st Team Forwards Coach

Reports to:Director of Rugby

Key Relationships:  Head Coach, Backs Coach, 1St Team Manager, 2nd & 3rd Team Managers, Medical Support Staff.

Responsibilities: Creating an environment where players can develop and flourish alongside the Head Coach & Backs Coach, ensure a playing structure and style that is conducive to our player base, instilling a winning mentality and ensuring that the club is successful.

Main Tasks

Attendance on Tuesday & Thursday evening training sessions and Saturday match days

Delivery of training sessions- working with the Head Coach

Deliver individual player development plans alongside Head Coach

Input in match day tactics- working with both the Head Coach & Backs Coach

Contribute in team selection, match analysis and preparation of 1st team matches

Provide constructive player feedback following selection alongside Head Coach & Backs Coach

Assist in the identification and recruitment of players-working with our Director of Rugby and the Head Coach

Act as an ambassador of Old Redcliffians RFC, where possible attending Club functions in role of Forwards Coach.

Continue your own professional development through relevant courses and activities


Level 3 or above

Personal Specifications

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the highest standards of personal, professional and managerial attributes

Be confident, articulate, have good organisation and communication skill

Candidates should be motivated and enthusiastic to succeed