Sevenoaks Rugby Club – Senior Coach – Breakdown Specialist

Senior Coach – Breakdown Specialist

Overall purpose:

Sevenoaks Rugby Club is seeking to appoint a Senior Coach – Breakdown Specialist for the 2020-21 rugby season. The successful applicant will be part of the Senior Squad coaching team, working closely and reporting into the Director of Rugby and will be responsible for coaching the offensive & defensive breakdown specialism.

We are looking for the successful applicant to start ASAP / season 2020/21.  Training is held at the club on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7.25pm to 9.00pm.


Sevenoaks RFC is an amateur rugby club with a strong one club ethos, which believes in being as professional, with a small “p” as is possible. Whilst many clubs that surround us have embarked upon a semi-professional approach, we are resolutely committed to staying as an amateur club.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Offensive & Defensive breakdown coaching expertise
  • Relevant coaching/teaching qualifications
  • Played/still plays rugby at a high level
  • Able to demonstrate innovation in coaching
  • Must be knowledgeable about rugby as a whole
  • 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
  • Must buy into the One Club ethos completely

Funding is available for remuneration in accordance with RFU regulations 7.2

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