Other Rugby Vacancies

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Magpies Head Coach - Hawkes Bay Rugby Union

The Hawke’s Bay Rugby Union are currently recruiting for a suitably qualified person for the position of Magpies Head Coach.

As the Magpies Head Coach you will contribute to the leadership and development of players to maximise their performance in all aspects of Hawke’s Bay Rugby.

In addition to your coaching experience and expertise, you will have a strong understanding of the high-performance rugby environment. You will be an outstanding leader with a history of success and a high degree of self-awareness and proven experience in developing athletes as well as building the capability of those who work with you.

Your ability to build relationships with multiple rugby stakeholders will help to ensure your success in the role. To be successful in this role you must bring experience working with and coaching a professional team, along with suitable coaching expertise at NPC level or higher. 

This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates with coaching experience at a provincial union, Super Rugby or similar level to play a key role in the development of the Magpies and Hawke’s Bay Rugby Union. This role could be either full or part-time dependent on the quality and availability of the candidate.

For more information please contact Becs Warren admin@hbrugby.co.nz

A job description is available on request.

Confidential applications including a cover letter and rugby CV are to be emailed to admin@hbrugby.co.nz

Closing date for applications is 12pm, 18th October 2021.


1st XV Head Coach - Kings College

King’s College is seeking applications for a 1st XV Rugby Head Coach for the 2022 season. Following the success over the past 4 seasons gaining top 4 finishes, the team is looking to maintain consistency in performance and continue to excel in the 1A Competition. We are looking for a suitably qualified, experienced coach who is highly motivated to work with a talented group of young players aged 15-18 years old and be an integral part of the King’s College Rugby Programme.

This part-time position is expected to commence in March 2022 and remuneration will be based on an expected 20 hours/week.

For more information, including details of duties and expectations can be obtained by contacting the Head of Rugby, Scott Palmer at s.palmer@kingscollege.school.nz

Otherwise, for the full job advertisement and to apply, please click onto the following link here.

Closing date for applications is 5pm, 22nd October 2021.


Chief Executive Officer - Mid Canterbury Rugby Union 

The Mid Canterbury Rugby Union is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to lead the development of Rugby in our vibrant union. The position is based in Ashburton, which is centrally located within the union and offers the applicant the opportunity to enjoy the many varied cultural and recreational pursuits this region has to offer.

As CEO, you will enjoy a varied role providing leadership and be responsible for the financial sustainability and strategic direction of the union. You will be responsible for managing stakeholder relationships, growing participation, and delivering Rugby and its associated events across the region.  This includes implementing strategic initiatives to directly deliver exciting rugby experiences and providing support to our stakeholders.

The full advertisement can be found here. A copy of the job description can also be found here. 

If you think you have what it takes and would like to join us to ensure Rugby continues to play a vital part in the Mid Canterbury community, then we want to hear from you.

All applications should include a covering letter and CV and reference to chairman@midcanterburyrugby.co.nz.

Closing date for applications is 30th October 2021.


2022 Season Coaches Wanted - Te Puna Rugby Football Club

Te Puna Rugby Football Club are seeking ambitious, energetic and committed coaches for their Premier, Development, Senior Reserve and Women's teams. 

The successful candidates will have a commitment and desire to operate within club tikanga, build on the strong club culture, lead and facilitate the season and phase planning of the tactical, technical and physical growth and development of our playing squads and deliver positive results.

These coaching positions are voluntary. If interested please submit a letter of application by Friday 22 October 2021 to tepunarugbyfootballclub@gmail.com. 

Closing date for applications is 5pm, 22nd October 2021.