We're Hiring! 

Menagerie Rugby Club, a D2 Senior Women’s Club based out of Northeast Minneapolis seeks a coach for 2021/22.  This diverse group of women makes a yearlong commitment to play high-quality rugby, strengthen women's rugby in Minnesota, and have fun!
 

The selected candidate will be offered a one-year contract with benefits including social membership with the club and reimbursement of travel expenses.

Description of Duties:

  • Direct organized and efficient practices two evenings per week during the fall and spring seasons

    • Typically Tues/Thurs 6-8 pm in NE Minneapolis

  • Attend all league matches that will be scheduled in the Fall & Spring seasons 

    • Attendance at non-league matches strongly encouraged

  • Determine final match selections

  • Improve all aspects of on-field rugby development, from individual player skill growth to team success

  • Build and communicate winning rugby strategy

  • Set example of professionalism, dignity, and club pride both on and off the pitch

  • Encourage player attendance of club events and fundraisers as well as general volunteer work with the club itself.

  • Conduct individual player evaluations at each season’s end upon request of the player

    • Feedback can simply include, but is not limited to, two strengths and two areas of improvement 

  • Assist the Executive Board in promoting and moving toward accomplishment of Team goals as established at the Annual General Meeting. Goals for the 2021 season include:

    •  To get 20+ people to people to every practice. Personal commitment to reduce soft reasons for missing practice and focus during dedicated practice time.

    • Recruit a minimum of 5 new players with retention of a minimum of 3 new players per year. The board will focus on additional retention ideas.

    • Active players will participate in 3 fundraisers a year to help to fundraise. The board will provide numerous fundraising functions to reach this goal.

    • To work out a minimum of 3 times a week in the off-season. To work out a minimum of one time outside of practice during the season. We must continue.

  • Provide input to the Executive Board on decisions important to the coach’s improvement of the team and advancement toward team goals

     

Desired Skills / Qualifications:

  • Individual must have (or be able to obtain) Level 200 USA Rugby coaching certification

    • Certification should be acquired within one year of hire if not previously obtained

  • Individual must possess organizational skills, such as planning and coordinating practices 

  • Individual must be reliable, punctual, and self-motivated

  • Individual must be able to work independently, while taking input from team captains and the Executive Board into account 

  • Individual must have computer skills with online capability

  • Individual must possesses strong communication skills and be able to present themselves in front of large groups

Interested? Apply Today! 

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