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Lead Coach - Uckfield RFC



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Job Description

Uckfield RUFC has an opportunity for an experienced Lead Coach for their 1st XV and to oversee the coaching for the whole club for the 2013/14 season. Our 1st XV play in London 3 SE at level 8 and our second team play in Sussex 2 at level 11, we also run a social XV as well as U7 through to colts and our newly formed girls' section.

The role:

Uckfield RUFC is looking for a qualified and experienced Lead Coach who can take the club forward. they need to provide a structured coaching programme on a weekly basis for all adult members of the club, both pre season and throughout the playing season. Uckfield RUFC are open to a non-playing coach or player-coach in the role.


  • Coaching and developing the first-team squad and all senior players
  • Developing match preparation of first-team squad
  • Work with the colts coaching team to ensure a smooth transition from colts to senior rugby
  • Monitoring the development of unidentified talented players
  • Plan and deliver twice-weekly coaching sessions, (Tuesday and Thursday) both team and individual based
  • Develop the 1st XV playing strategy
  • Support the 1st XV during competitive matches
  • Provide competitive match analysis to generate continuous improvement


  • Uckfield RUFC seeks an experienced and successful rugby coach at both senior and junior level (this will require references)
  • Will hold a RFU level 2 qualification or be willing to commit to achieving level 2 within a year of appointment
  • Will possess a current and valid CRB disclosure certificate


Remuneration to be agreed with the right candidate.

Anyone wishing to apply, please do so in writing or by email. Attach a covering letter followed by a one-page CV.

The letter needs to be addressed to Martin Doyle, 23 The Paddock, Maresfield, East Sussex TN22 2HQ or by email at

Closing date for applications is May 24, 2013.

Application Deadline

24 May 2013

Closing Date

24 May 2013