Great Britain Tag Rugby - Team Manager Vacancies

Great Britain Tag Rugby is looking to appoint team managers to manage the representative teams that will travel to the 2018 Tag World Cup in Australia this November.

The roles offer a fantastic opportunity to get involved with the highest level of the sport and attend the Tag World Cup in Australia representing Great Britain.

About the role

Working with the head coach and assistant coach, the team managers must have excellent communication skills and be highly organised. The Team Manager will be the main point of contact between Great Britain Tag Rugby administrators and the team.

The Team Manager will be permitted to manage one team and play for another team (or their own team) if they wish to do so.

Role & responsibilities
· Provide off field instruction and guidance to the team
· Assist with team communications
· Be available for regular weekend training when required
· Help obtain player information needed for the World Cup
· Be available for the World Cup in Australia

Knowledge, skills and experience

· Previous management experience
· Excellent leadership skills
· Highly organised
· Excellent oral & written communication skills

Personal characteristics

· Professional
· Mature and responsible
· Confident
· Approachable
· Clear and concise communicator

This is a voluntary role.

TRAINING SESSIONS & EVENT SCHEDULE

Training is scheduled to take place on the following dates:

Training Dates
April - 8th (Great Britain orientation), 15th, 22nd, 29th
May - 12th (London Origin/National Titles - All GB players expected to play), 20th
June - 10th, 17th, 24th
NOTE: 29th - Great Britain 28-member squads reduced to 22
July - 29th
August - 5th, 12th
September - 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
October - 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th (arrive into camp in Coffs Harbour)

The coaching staff of the respective teams may choose to cancel a session due to advanced knowledge of player availability but will not be able to add additional sessions.

If you are interested in applying to manage a team please send a cover letter of no more than one page with your full contact details, relevant background and your first and second preferences of which format (ie. Mixed open, men’s open etc) you would like to coach to phillipbrowne@trytagrugby.com by 9am Friday 23rd February 2018.

Steve Devonshire