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Head Coach/Assistant Coach - Bognor RFC


Start Date

Job Description

Bognor RFC is a strong and active community club running three senior teams as well as thriving mini and junior sections. We have our own clubhouse, three senior pitches and a floodlit training area.

We are currently in a transitional period and will be playing in Hampshire 1 next season. Despite recent disappointment, we shall be retaining a talented and enthusiastic group of young players and we expect to return to the London Leagues within two years.

Job description

This is an ideal opportunity for ambitious and enthusiastic coaches (or player-coaches) to work within a supportive environment that embraces innovation alongside traditional values.

Applicants for the posts should hold RFU Level 2 Coaching Awards. We will support you to progress to Level 3 as and when appropriate.

The Head Coach, supported by his Assistant, will be expected to lead twice-weekly training sessions (currently Tuesdays and Thursdays) for senior players and to lead the 1st XV for their Saturday league fixtures.

In working closely with the Director of Rugby and the captains there will be ample opportunity for the coaches to develop their own ideas while motivating the players and moving the club forward.

Both posts will be on a voluntary basis but appropriate travelling expenses will be available.

Candidates should email Director of Rugby Leighton Thomas at with a copy of their CV and the name of at least one referee. For more information or an informal chat, telephone Leighton on 07841 436327.

Application deadline

Friday, May 31, 2013.

Interviews will take place in June, followed by pre-season in July.

Application Deadline

31 May 2013

Closing Date

31 May 2013