REPORTS TO: NLD Head of Representative Rugby


KEY RELATIONSHIPS: NLD U18/U16 Coaching Team; Medical staff; Leicester Tigers DPP Management Team; Managers and Coaches of CB clubs.




The post-holder will plan and deliver the representative programme for the season to provide a positive and successful playing and coaching environment.


The Team Manager/COS will lead the management and selection process and report directly to the Head of Representative Rugby.


The post‐holder will hold the position for a term of 2 years (renewable) subject to annual review, with an optional 2-year term extension.





  1. Ensure the effective management of the representative programme. To include all formal player notifications and arrangements for trials and matches, including DPP liaisons.


  1. The Manager will act as Chair of Selectors (COS) and adjudicate on any selection disputes within the team.


  1. Ensure that all players are afforded an equal opportunity to display their talents through participative squad and match selections and game time.


  1. Where required provide feedback to coaches, players and parents identifying player pathway opportunities.





  1. Leadership – The Chairman of Selectors sets an example and standards for the selection group. As such he/she will need to be able to mentor and develop the selectors and coaches to ensure that all involved maximise their potential.  He/she will have the ability to make difficult decisions about selection and grades for players.


  1. Delegation – The Chairman of Selectors needs to be able to delegate responsibility to his/her Selectors and Coaches to ensure that they feel valued, and their expertise is used effectively.


  1. Teamwork – The Chairman of Selectors needs to be able to work effectively with the selectors, coaches, team manager NLD committee and key stakeholders in the Leicester Tigers DPP program.


  1. Planning – The Chairman of Selectors is directly responsible for planning the selection process for the season.


  1. Rugby Knowledge – It is expected that the Chairman of Selectors will have the required level of knowledge to identify players capable of playing at the highest level.


ACCOUNTABILITIES:  The post holder is accountable to the NLD Head of Representative Rugby for the successful delivery of the responsibilities as outlined above.


Closing date for applications: 31st January