Southern Districts Rugby Club

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Melbourne University Rugby Club

MURFC is seeking applications for the position of Head Coach for our new stand alone Womens Rugby Team.  Previously the club has engaged in a strong partnership with Northern Rugby Club to form the Uni Panthers, a merger of both clubs women’s players.

This partnership was extremely successful with the Uni Panthers winning the 2018 Linthrop Cup Premiership.

As a result of the Melbourne University entering a team in the Women’s University AON 7’s Competition in 2018, the club has received an influx of new women’s players and have decided to enter a stand alone MURFC Women’s team in 2019 and beyond.

This position provides the successful candidate the opportunity to become involved in the AON 7’s Program in 2019.

We again thank Northern for their support of the joint venture and wish them every success going forward.

MURFC is seeking to fill the following positions:

Positions available:

o    Head Coach

o    Skills Coaches


o    Coaches will provide leadership and direction to the playing group and support staff

o    Assist shape and align with the Club's technical strategy and development plans

o    Assist the Club to identify retention and development needs of individual players

o    Adhere to and assist drive the Club's culture and behavioural standards

o    Communicate effectively with players, other Coaches and support staff

o    Plan a season training calendar in conjunction with the Director of Rugby and Club S&C staff

o    Plan and execute effective training session plans aligned to need of both team and individuals

Essential Requirements:

o    Level 1 Coaching Accreditation

o    Working with children accreditation

Desirable Criteria:

o    Level 2 Coaching Accreditation

o    Level 3 Coaching Accreditation

o    Drivers Licence

To apply, send your application to General Manager/Director of Rugby, Jason Jones by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 25 December 2018.


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