Rugby Ready course, Lincoln RFC (January 7th)

England Rugby are delivering a Rugby Ready course in Lincoln in January. The World Rugby (IRB) Rugby Ready programme was launched to educate, aid and support players, coaches, match officials on the importance of sufficient preparation for training and playing in order for rugby to be played and enjoyed while reducing the risk of serious injury.

When: 7th Jan 2019, 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Where: Lincoln RFC, Longdales Park, Lodge Farm, Lodge Lane, LN2 2RS

Cost: £15

To Book:

Rugby Development Officer, Nottingham (Deadline: April 5th)

The Rugby Football Union have a full time, permanent vacancy for a Rugby Development Officer in Nottinghamshire, responsible for the provision of high quality local development support to a number of RFU member clubs, to strengthen the capacity, membership and performance of these clubs.  The RDO will build strong and effective relationships with club volunteers, constituent bodies and develop strong external relationships that you will use to support the growth and development of the club, improving the quality of experience for existing players and members whilst developing and implementing local strategies to grow the game.

The RDO will have a particular focus on supporting clubs to sustain players aged 14-24, and developing regular opportunities for women and girls to play the game. They will assist clubs to grow their operations to enable all variants of the game to be played and to strengthen social membership.  The role also includes line management of the Community Rugby Coaches to assist in this work and work collaboratively with other RFU staff, regionally and nationally, to ensure effective and co-ordinated local delivery of Rugby.

More details can be found here.

Application Deadline: April 5th

Sports Coaches Needed, St Hugh’s School (Woodhall Spa)

St Hugh’s School at Woodhall Spa are looking to recruit coaches as follows:

1) Sports coaches for clinics from 10am to 12pm on Saturday mornings (five weeks before Christmas, and similar amounts for the Spring and Summer terms).

2) Rugby coaches for Monday and Fridays (2-4pm) and Wednesdays (2-4pm), with the possibility of longer periods for away matches.

These are paid positions, with rates of up to £15 per hour for the right candidates.

For more information, or to apply for these positions, please contact Mr Matt Vella at

St Hughs

Interested in Performance Analysis? Local opportunities available

We have a number of excellent opportunities for students who would like to gain performance analysis experience with local sports teams. These include hockey, rugby and football but you do not necessarily need to be a player of that particular sport to become involved.

These types of opportunity have served as the springboard in recent years for students to progress to careers with professional clubs or postgraduate studies in related areas. Relevant experience is essential in this very competitive field!

If you would like to know more  – or to register an interest – please contact Sandy Willmott at . The positions would be suitable either for individuals or for small groups of students who might want to share a role.

Rugby Performance Analyst Positions (University of Lincoln)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a new team of performance analysts who will be working alongside the University of Lincoln Rugby Union teams. The analyst team will be expected to provide coaching staff with relevant video footage and statistical information from recent matches and occasional training sessions

The ideal applicants should:

– Understand the basic rules of rugby union

– Have an understanding of the role of match and performance analysis

– Be familiar with analysis software and recording equipment

– Be on a University of Lincoln sports course

As this is a brand new role, the successful team will be invited to share ideas and create a platform for future analysts to work on. Transport will be provided to and from matches, and the Human Performance Centre has agreed to provide relevant equipment to the analysts.

To express your interest, or for further information, please contact Chris Fraser by Email or Phone (07427) 744788