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Expressions of Interest - 1st Grade Coach 2020

Wests Rugby is looking for Expressions of Interest for a First Grade Head Coach to take responsibility for the overall performance of the Premier Grade Program in 2020.

Expressions of interests, accompanied with a suitable rugby curriculum vitae (CV) are to be submitted to by COB Friday 2nd of August.


Duties will include:

  • the design, implementation and management of the overall performance of the First Grade program

  • leading Wests’ playing and coaching philosophy by providing leadership and direction to management and players

  • making significant contributions to the culture and long term development of Wests Rugby Club

  • providing technical and tactical coaching to individual players and the team as a whole.

  • working with other Committee members and the Director of Rugby (DOR) to develop strategies across a number of areas to target specific players and support the overall increase in  the recruitment of players.

  • working with Brumbies Rugby as required to develop individual players for the betterment of ACT Rugby.


Our ideal candidate has:

  • 2-5 years of coaching experience at a similar high level

  • Great leadership skills

  • A proven record of working with multiple stakeholders including players, coaches and support staff

  • A genuine passion for developing players and staff alike

  • World Rugby Coaching Accreditation

What Wests will offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package

  • Full support from all levels of the club to move the club, and you, forward

  • Opportunity to work with a young and eager squad who are amongst some of Canberra’s most exciting Rugby talent

About us:

The mighty force which is the Western District Rugby Union Football Club started with humble beginnings when, on the 13th March 1962, the Lyneham Rugby Union Football Club was formed.
Since that time, Wests have produced numerous Brumbies, Australian Sevens Players and Wallabies. The club has over 150 registered players in 2019, competing in the Canberra Premier Competitions, Wests fields six teams, including a Colts and Women’s Team. Read more:

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