DPP Coach (Developing Player Programme)/AASE backs Coach

13 May 2019


Closing date - Wednesday 22 May

Salary: Dependent on experience. 

Job Purpose: The London Irish Academy are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and passionate individual to join the club. The successful candidate will become a coach for the Developing Player Programme (DPP) whilst also taking on the AASE (Achieving Academic and Sporting Excellence) backs coach position. (Click here for more information on the AASE programme)

Job Duties:

  • Assist the DPP manager in the overall running of the London Irish Developing Player Programme.
  • To become manager and lead coach at three DPP sites.
  • Assist the DPP manager in the running of the DPP trial events.
  • Attend all London Irish DPP fixtures.
  • Deliver on all London Irish DPP half-term/holiday sessions.
  • Deliver feedback to all DPP players.
  • Manage the player release process.
  • Assist the AASE manager in the coaching of the AASE squad, with a focus on the backs.
  • Assist the AASE manager in the organisation and delivery of AASE trials and information evenings.
  • Deliver sessions at Coach Education Workshops/Continous Player Development for Berkshire, Hampshire and Middlesex.
  • Attend a minimum of 1.5 school/club/county games per week (focusing on Berkshire, Hampshire and Middlesex U13-15).
  • Identify and recruit players for the London Irish DPP sites.
  • Report to the academy manager (Patrick O'Grady).

Level 3 coaching qualification or similar - desirable

Experience in working with player development with a variety of ages - desirable

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

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