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Category: Coaching

NLD U20’s Head Coach Opportunity

November 9th, 2018 by

NLD would like to invite applications for the NLD U20 Representative Squad Head Coach role.

This is fantastic opportunity to get involved with developing some of the best young players that the CB has to offer and be a part of the journey that has seen numerous players from NLD go on to represent Midlands & England.

The NLD U20’s representative squad play in the RFU Jason Leonard Division 1 Championship which runs from February to May.

The job description for the post can be found by clicking here. Interested parties should complete and submit this application form to [email protected] by the closing date of Friday 30th November 2018

For an informal chat regarding the role please contact NLD Head of Representative Rugby Lee Slack on 07739 295182.

Interviews will take place in early December 2018.

NLD U16 REPRESENTATIVE Head Coach Opportunity

October 10th, 2018 by

NLD are very excited to invite applications for the NLD U16 Representative Squad Head Coaching role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with developing some of the best young players that the CB has to offer and be a part of the journey that has seen numerous players from NLD go on to represent Midlands & England.

The NLD U16’s Representative Programme runs from November – February with matches being played post-Christmas.

The Job descriptions for the post can be found by clicking here. Interested parties should complete and submit this application form to [email protected] by the closing date of  Monday 22nd October 2018. 

Interviews will take place during the final week of October/ first week of November, venue and time tbc. Please note those applying for the position will be expected to deliver a coaching session as part of their interview process. Further details regarding this element will be given if invited to interview.

For an informal chat regarding the role please contact NLD Head of Representative Rugby Lee Slack on 07739 295182.

Support Role Opportunities Within The NLD Women and Girls Rep Squads

October 8th, 2018 by

The following support roles within the Women and Girls representative squads and club game are available for application.

X1 Assistant Coaching Position U15 Girls

X1 Assistant Coaching Position U18 Girls

X1 Assistant Coaching Position Senior Women

X3 Age Grade Facilitators Positions (1 per age group: U13, U15 & U18)

The NLD W& G programme starts in January/February and runs until April/May. Coaches are expected to comply with current RFU regulations and work as part of a team within NLD to provide a stimulating and challenging environment for players of all ages and to develop their playing skills and abilities. Our ethos is to encourage player development and not “win at all costs”.

Age Grade Facilitators will be responsible for the co-ordination of the NLD Pitch Up & Play age group programme. The aim is to provide a structured calendar of events that supports clubs, players and the wider CB W&G’s programme as a whole. You will be working with the NLD Girls Head Coach and Committee to provide a stimulating learning environment and assist in the development of Xrugby and 7’s as reflected within the new CXB programme. There will an opportunity to be involved in the planning and running of NLD W&G’s Festivals.

Please take the time to complete the application form in full giving a detailed account of previous experiences and qualifications. All applications will be considered on merit. For those applying for coaching roles, an ideal candidate will have experience of coaching within the relevant age group(s) and possess a current L2 RFU coaching qualification or higher. When completed, please return this application form via email to Luke Green.

Application Form

The deadline for applications is 28th October 2018 with interviews to be held in early November 2018.

Interviews will be held at Long Eaton RFC on the evening of Wednesday 14th November 2018.

For more information on any of the roles or for an informal chat please contact Neil Clack on 07734 179339.

NLD FUNDING AVAILABLE TO CLUBS!

September 18th, 2018 by

As we move into the early stages of 2018-19 season we would like to make all clubs aware of funding opportunities to support growth and development.

Both the Club and Game Development groups have a number of funding support projects available to support your club.

Game Development Funding Opportunities

Facility Development Funding Opportunities

To apply for funding please complete the Expression of Interest PFR 18-19 Document and submit it to the NLD RFU Office

The Facilities Group and the Game Development Committee next meet on the 3rd December 2018. Therefore, prompt submission of your clubs expression of interest document is recommended.

In collaboration with the RFU Area Facilities Manager Pete Shaw, NLD RFU would like to gain a deeper understanding of your clubs development plans as part of their Rugby Club Facility Improvement Programme. On submission of your application for funding please include this short form, detailing what your facility development plans are for the future.

If you require any additional support with your application, please make contact with the NLD RFU Office or RFU Rugby Development Officers for NLD.

RFU Training Course Update

September 4th, 2018 by

The below list confirms all the RFU Training Courses that have been book within NLD thus far for the 2018-19 season.

The RFU Training Course Suite for 2018-19 can be found here. The Training Suite provides an in-depth description of each course.

To book onto a course please click here.

Course Date Start Additional Date Info
CPD Scrum Factory

Mansfield RFC

10/09/2018 10 Sept 2018  6.30pm – 9.30pm
Play It Safe

Long Eaton RFC

13/09/2018 13 Sept 2018  6.30pm – 9.30pm
Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union

Keyworth RFC

14/09/2018 14, 21, 28 Sept 2018  6.30pm – 9.30pm

each evening

EFARU

Chellaston Academy

16/09/2018 16 Sept 2018  9am – 6pm
England Rugby Coaching Award

Outwood Academy

16/09/2018 16, 30 Sept, 14 Oct 2018  9am – 5pm
CMOD Ruck

Melbourne RFC

24/09/2018 24 Sept 2018  7pm – 9.30pm
Quilter Kids First U7 Tag

Paviors RFC

26/09/2018 26 Sept 2018  7pm – 9.30pm
Play It Safe

Nottingham RFC

26/09/2018 26 Sept 2018  6.30pm – 9.30pm
CPD CARDS

Nottingham Corsairs RFC

29/09/2018 29 Sept 2018  9.30am – 12.00pm
CPD CARDS

Chesterfield Panthers RFC

01/10/2018 1 Oct 2018  6.30pm – 9pm
CPD Quilter Kids First U14

Newark RFC

02/10/2018 2 Oct 2018  7pm – 9.30pm
CPD CARDS

Kesteven RFC

03/10/2018 3 Oct 2018  6.30pm – 9pm
CPD CARDS

Market Rasen & Louth RFC

08/10/2018 8 Oct 2018  7pm – 9.30pm
Play It Safe

Kesteven RFC

09/10/2018 9 Oct 2018  6.30pm – 9.30pm
EFARU

Scunthorpe RFC

14/10/2018 14 Oct 2018  9.30am – 5.30pm
England Rugby Refereeing Award

University of Nottingham

14/10/2018 14, 28 Oct 2018  9am – 5pm
CPD CARDS

Mansfield RFC

22/10/2018 22 Oct 2018  7pm – 10pm
CPD Coaching Gamechangers

Nottingham RFC

06/11/2018 6 Nov 2018 7pm – 10pm
CPD Principles of Defence

Kesteven RFC

07/11/2018 7 Nov 2018  6.30pm – 9pm
CPD Principles of Attack

Chesterfield Panthers RFC

12/11/2018 12 Nov 2018  6.30pm – 9.30pm

Exciting Opportunities Within NLD To Support The Women And Girls Game

August 14th, 2018 by

Several positional opportunities have become available to support the Women and Girls (W&G) game both at club and CB level within NLD.

The W&G game within NLD moves from strength to strength and has been a key area of growth for the CB over the past several seasons. These roles will support the growth and sustainability of the game as NLD look to continually develop the offer in place for all Women and Girls across the CB.

The following roles are available for application. Please click on the below roles to access their descriptors:

NLD Head Coach: U15, U18, Senior (x1 position for each age group)

NLD Assistant Coach: U15, U18, Senior

NLD Senior Ladies Team Manager

W&G’s Age Group Facilitator (responsible for the development of the girls club game Pitch Up and Play offer): U13, U15, U18 (x1 position for each age group).

The NLD W& G programme starts in January/February and runs until April/May. Coaches are expected to comply with current RFU regulations and work as part of a team within NLD to provide a stimulating and challenging environment for players of all ages and to develop their playing skills and abilities. Our ethos is to encourage player development and not “win at all costs”.

Please take the time to complete this form in full giving a detailed account of previous coaching experience and qualifications. All applications will be considered on merit. For those applying for coaching roles, an ideal candidate will have experience of coaching within the relevant age group(s) and possess a current L2 RFU coaching qualification or higher. When completed, please return this application form via email to Luke Green.

Application Form

The deadline for applications is 1st September 2018 with interviews to be held at Mansfield RFC on Friday 14th September 2018.

Please note those applying for Head Coach positions will be expected to deliver coaching session as part of their interview process. Further details regarding this element of the interview process will be given if invited to interview.

Successful applicants will be invited to interview via email no later than 6th September 2018.

For more information on any of the roles or for an informal chat please contact Neil Clack on 07734 179339.

 

Sutton Bonington Students RFC Part-time Coach

May 21st, 2018 by

Sutton Bonington Students RFC is made up of students from the University of Nottingham Sutton Bonington campus (LE12 5RD).  The club currently play in the NLD Security Plus Pennant League 1 which they have won 3 seasons in a row and have been entered into the NLD Senior Knockout Cup for next season. The club has always been run by students with the help of a part time coach who is now retiring.

The club is looking for an enthusiastic, qualified coach who is looking to build experience coaching younger players. The club is mostly made of 18-24 year olds with varying abilities and experience. The team trains Monday and Friday evenings as well as Wednesday afternoons, before playing on Saturdays.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Continue to deliver and support our culture of development focused, supportive and challenging training that drives an attractive and fun style of Rugby.
  • Work with the captain and committee members to plan, deliver and analyse the clubs plan for the season.
  • Run training sessions on Monday evenings 7-8:30pm (if possible run Wednesday afternoon, 2-3pm, and Friday evening sessions, 5:30-6:30pm, also). Opportunity to coach the women’s side on Monday evenings after the men’s session.
  • If unable to attend Wednesday and Friday sessions then assist with a plan for these sessions liaising with the team captain.
  • Coach the team on match days – Saturday’s.
  • Be able to deliver personal, unit and team training sessions in line with our style of play.
  • Assist with player recruitment and retention.
  • Supporting and bringing through players who have never played senior rugby before into the 1st

What we offer:

  • Unique opportunity to coach an ambitious club made up of young fresh talent with a fantastic team spirit.
  • Great training facilities (access to 4G training pitch, fitness studio, gym and fantastically maintained pitch).
  • A young mouldable squad willing to learn.
  • A chance for a young or new coach to gain experience coaching senior rugby.

Expenses paid include travel and time for sessions run, session planning and match day fee.

How to apply:

Please email your CV to Sam Bennett at [email protected] or call on 07535707229

Potential coaches will be asked to run a session as part of the interview process.

Application deadline: 30th June 2018, applications may close early if the right candidate is found.

Fantastic Coaching Opportunity for Young Players!

April 23rd, 2018 by

Do you coach a side playing Junior / Colts 15 a side rugby in NLD?

Would they be interested in developing their skills by being coached by one of the Country’s best young coaches?

Russel Earnshaw, coach of England elite U18 side is demonstrating a Coaching session at the NLD Game Development Conference at Samworth Academy on Saturday June 2nd 2018, and we are looking for a group of young players to use during the Coaching session. Russell will adapt his delivery to suit any age range from U14 to u19 although all players must be within the same age group i.e. all U14 or all U17 etc.

It will be a non contact session and players will be required from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

If you think the side you coach could benefit from this session and you will be able to provide at least 14 players then please contact Nicole Brown – [email protected].

NLD Game Development Conference – Applications Open!

April 11th, 2018 by

Bookings are now being taken for the 2018 NLD RFU Game Development Conference which will be held on Saturday 2nd June at Samworth Church Academy.

Russell ‘Rusty’ Earnshaw, England U18 Coach, will be the key speaker at this year’s NLD Game Development Conference.

The theme for the day will be ‘Game Zone / Skill Zone & developing core skills through games.’ In addition to Russell Earnshaw there will also be Skills Clinics delivered by some Professional Players as well as a CMOD.

NLD Head of Game Development Dave Andrews commented, ‘The conference has been growing year upon year and we are delighted that Russell will be joining us in 2018.  It promises to be an event not to be missed!’

Places for the Conference will be limited and are now open.  You can book your place for a discounted rate of £15 (to include lunch) by clicking here.

Mansfield RUFC U15 Girls Seek Lead Coach

April 3rd, 2018 by

Mansfield RUFC are looking for an experienced coach to join a motivated and forward thinking U15 Girls team.

Ideally they would be qualified to a Level 2 standard or working towards Level 2.

The U15 Girls squad boasts numerus coaching assistants, NLD players and are currently the Area 4 Cup Winners and are in this seasons current U15 National semi-finals.

The coaching team require an individual who is focused on continuing this squads rapid development and continue working with a group of players who are committed and want to play Rugby at a higher level.

Please contact Nick Hughes on 07794 991485 for further information or see the attached job application form for further details.


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