Seeking Academy Girls Head Coach – Sevenoaks Rugby Club

Role: Academy Girls Head Coach

Overall purpose:

Sevenoaks Rugby Club is seeking to appoint an Academy Girls Head Coach for the 2023-24 rugby season. The successful applicant will play a significant leadership role in taking our Academy Girls Rugby offering to the next level.

We are looking for the successful applicant to start between now and the summer, with training being held at the club on 1x evening a week and training and/or matches on Sunday’s.

This role will report into Alex Rolfe (Head of Academy Rugby), as well as working closely with Adam Bowman (Director of Rugby). 


The Academy Girls Squad consists of u16 & u18’s RFU age bandings, and our objective is to create an environment which is enjoyable, professional, develops players on and off the pitch in preparation for adult & university life, is successful on the pitch, and produces players in the future for Senior Women’s rugby at Sevenoaks Rugby Club.

Essential skills, experience & responsibilities:

  • Minimum 5+ years hands on coaching experience either with Youth, Academy or Adult rugby teams.
  • Extensive knowledge of the game and best in class coaching practices
  • Session design & management
  • Managing and leading other specialist coaches in a team
  • Relevant coaching/teaching qualifications
  • Played/still plays rugby at a high level
  • Able to demonstrate innovation in coaching
  • Fit enough to run active and intense training sessions
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • First class communicator who can design and articulate a rugby vision to players
  • Excellent motivator who can inspire and empathise with all rugby players and understand the different challenges and development phases they face and are going through
  • Responsible for driving content to the clubs existing social media teams and other forms of stakeholder engagement.
  • Must buy into the One Club ethos completely

Remuneration is available for this position and will be discussed at interview stage.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please get in touch with Director of Rugby – Adam Bowman.  Email –