London Irish Academy – DPP Coach

26 February 2018

London Irish Academy are seeking to appoint coaches as part of our Developing Player Programme (DDP) for the coming 2018/19 season:

The programme will be based across five sites:

-         Twyford Avenue Sports Ground, Acton

-         Maidenhead Rugby Club

-         London Irish Training Ground, Sunbury

-         Harrow School

-         Applemore College, Southampton

The programme focuses on talent development of players aged 13 to 15 and is delivered on a weekly basis in each centre, running from the 1st October 2018 to 16th May 2019.

N.B. Different sites run on different evenings so dates may vary

Role Summary:

  • Delivery of 25 weekly DPP sessions from 6.30pm – 8.00pm throughout the season (excludes school holidays)
  • Contribute to the planning of all DPP training sessions
  • Compiling of player reports on a monthly basis

Person Specification:

  • Minimum UKCC Level 2 qualified
  • Experience of coaching young athletes
  • Passionate about youth development and talent identification

Closing date is Thursday 26 April 2018.

To apply, please send your covering letter and coaching CV to our DPP Manager – Jack Pattinson - [email protected]

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