POSITION TITLE: Keltics U18 Men’s Head Coach

REPORTS TO:   Provincial Coach– Rugby Nova Scotia




1.    Maintenance of squad and team discipline on and off the field to the highest standards while administering the approved disciplinary procedures for players

2.    Monitor and provide reports as required on team performance, achievements, and outcomes

3.    Establish team and individual performance goals

4.    Adheres to all Rugby Nova Scotia requirements for coaching standards and expectations

5.    Work with local coaches (club and HS) to identify potential players (where applicable)

6.    Attend Coach Development sessions as required on a variety of topics including player Individual Performance Plans (IPPs), technical assessment, and development.

7. Creation of player database to be regularly updated  


Experience and Qualifications:

1.    Must demonstrate a minimum of one to two years of previous coaching experience

2.    Must have a minimum certification at the NCCP Competition Introduction level (old level 2) or in the process of achieving

4.    Must have completed the online concussion management and World Rugby laws test.


Knowledge and Skills:

1.    A modern understanding of the demands of Rugby

2.    Excellent ability to coach technical skills along with taking ownership of either attack or defense and forwards or backs

3.    Ability to provide feedback to players and staff

4.    Strong coaching leadership skills

5.    Solid organizational skills

6.    Familiarity with team environment and dynamics

7.    Enjoy working in a team environment

8.    Excellent conflict management and resolution skills

9.    Computer aptitude

10.  Strong writing skills

11.  Excellent communication skills


To explore this opportunity further, please forward your coaching resume and cover letter in confidence to the Provincial coach and High Performance committee member, Jack Hanratty, by email to rnscoach@sportnovascotia.ca

with the title of “Application for the position of Keltics men’s U18 Head Coach

Before October 17th 2018.

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