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Sports Coach/Rugby League Coach

The Featherstone Rovers Foundation is looking to appoint a part time RL coach or Sports Coach on 23 hours per week minimum. The position is to foster and support the growth of sport & Rugby League within the Wakefield District. The role requires a highly organised individual who is self-motivated, able to work under pressure without supervision. A team player who will endeavour to work closely with the current team, supporting as necessary to achieve individual and team goals. A sound knowledge and experience of Rugby League and other sports.

The Millenium Stadium, WF7 5EN
Contact Name
Amy Hardman
Contact Telephone
01977 702386
Contact Email
Feathersone Rovers

About Sports Coach/Rugby League Coach

The ideal candidate will be flexible & available to work some pre arranged evenings and weekends including Featherstone Rovers Home games.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist delivery of School Sports Partnerships
  • Support the delivery the Rugby League Development Plan
  • Coordinate a number of small funded projects, these include Men's Weight Management, Healthy Lifestyle programmes, Try Sport
  • Develop the Featherstone Rovers Foundation Ambassadors Scheme, sustaining and creating positive links with community clubs and other voluntary organisations
  • Arrange and deliver match day activities at Featherstone Rovers home games to increase attendances
  • Additional work as requested by line manager to promote Featherstone Rovers Foundation

Person Specification


  • Level 2 UKCC Rugby League Essential
  • Have a Valid Driving Licence & use of a car is essential
  • Be able to work as part of the team or individually and be physically active
  • Must be reliable
  • Ability to manage own work load & have excellent time management
  • Experience of coaching at Primary & Secondary school level


  • Level 2 in other sports would be desirable e.g. Multi skills, Football, Cricket etc.
  • Safeguarding and Paediatric First Aid Certificates desirable
  • Experience of organising events E.g. Rugby Festivals, sports days, fundraisers
  • Sound IT Skills

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to become part of a small team, working in a unique professional Rugby League environment.

The successful candidate will be subject to DBS check & references.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter stating why you would be suitable for the position and email it to by Thursday 30th September 2021

The post is to be based at the Millenium Stadium.

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