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Job Opportunity: Rugby AM Minis Coach

Posted 10th November 2017 at 14:44 By Tony Aubrey

News | Updated: 10th November 2017 at 15:00

Who are Rugby AM Minis?

Over the past 5 years Rugby AM have established themselves as a leading brand within Rugby League committed to showcasing the players, fans and future stars in order to grow the game of Rugby League. Our new Rugby AM Minis academies are our commitment to inspire the future stars of the game at a early age ensuring they engage with Rugby League whilst having fun and learning new skills with their parents and other children.

The Rugby specific sessions will be delivered by experienced coaches and are tailored to all abilities; both boys and girls, aged 3-6. The aims of the sessions are to prepare the children with the skills and confidence for community club rugby (U7’s). Skills coached include: passing, play-the-ball, tag rugby, evasion, kicking and catching, teamwork and communication.

This unique programme also uses multi-skills activities using invasion games and team building activities to develop the children’s physical literacy and fundamental movement skills. Overall this also improves the children’s health and well-being and helps them meet new friends and learn discipline.

Grass roots Rugby League is the lifeblood of the sport and is a key focus for Rugby AM as we aim to expand our reach and services to help develop young players and benefit the community clubs within the game.

The programme involves Rugby AM creating partnerships with local community amateur clubs in order to host Rugby AM Minis academies at the amateur club. Its formation was the next step in the evolution of our community programme. It will engage, inspire, motivate and achieve positive change within our locality.

The aim of the Rugby AM Minis academy is to untimely create a new U7’s team each year at each amateur club. The Rugby AM brand and the partnership with the amateur clubs will also create exposure via social media and TV which in turn will enable to clubs to grow and become more attractive community initiatives. The programme brings together a reputable Rugby brand, amateur clubs and professional Rugby League stars using the power of sport to engage, motivate and inspire the next generation of stars leaving a lasting, positive impact on young people’s lives.

Job Description: Rugby League/Multi-Skills Coaches

Job Title: Rugby League & Multi-Skills Sport Coach

Location: West Yorkshire

Salary: Dependant on experience

Hours: Part Time, Casual basis

Role Summary

Rugby AM are seeking to expand its casual coach base to support its delivery of ‘Minis Rugby’ at our Rugby AM Minis Academies as well as Rugby League and Multi-Skills activities in local primary schools, junior Rugby League clubs (Rugby Camps) and Rugby birthday parties.

Those appointed would be expected to deliver a fun filled, action packed, engaging, structured and inclusive sessions whilst building rapport with parents and other coaches.

Possessing a Rugby League level 2 qualification is a essential however, the purpose of these roles is to recruit coaches with wider qualifications of multi-sports and multi-skills in order to facilitate a range of activities.


Coaches will report to Rugby AM Minis Manager.

Positions Available

5 Casual Rugby League/Multi-Skills coaches.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Deliver engaging and inclusive sessions.
  • Liaise with other causal coaches to reflect on coaching practices and provide support when required.
  • Complete self-reflective practices to develop coaching delivery.
  • General administration tasks.

Person Specification

  • Demonstrate through behaviours and coaching practices the values of Rugby AM Minis.
  • Ability to lead a sports session for Minis (ages 3-6).
  • Exceptional inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours (up to 7:30pm).
  • A team player with an outgoing and open minded personality.
  • An interest in sport particularly Rugby League.
  • Deliver age and stage appropriate activities at KS1 and KS2 and have an awareness of the national curriculum.
  • Build positive relationships by being flexible and passionate about your work.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Level 2 NGB qualification in Rugby League (Essential)
  • Possess an in date Emergency First Aid, Safeguarding and Protecting Children Certificates (Essential)
  • A proven track record of working with and coaching children in schools or at an amateur club setting (Essential)
  • Level 2 Multi-Skills or other sport qualification (Desirable)
  • A current driving licence and transport (Essential)

To Apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter (one A4 page max) Outlining your education and coaching experiences to Helen Raines (Rugby AM Minis Manager) please copy in Tony Aubrey (Head of Rugby AM Minis).

[email protected]

[email protected]

Or call Tony on: 07387 174 501 for more information.

Closing Date: 30th November 2017

Interview Date: TBC

Rugby AM are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people.
Employment is based on the return of a satisfactory DBS application.


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