Surrey Rugby

Vacancy - Streatham-Croydon RFC Men's Head of Rugby

Streatham-Croydon RFC Men's Head of Rugby

SCRFC are currently accepting applications for the Men's Head of Rugby position ahead of the upcoming Surrey 4 2021/2022 season, where our 1st XV will be competing. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic character to start in time for the beginning of pre-season in mid-July.

Streatham-Croydon RFC, based on Frant Road in Thornton Heath, has a rich history having been founded in 1871. The Club now feature both Men's and Women's rugby, with two teams in each. A few seasons ago, the SCRFC mens 1st XV were competing in Surrey 2, but have suffered two successive relegations to Surrey 4. With a strong core of the playing squad remaining at the club and others recruited for the upcoming season following the COVID-19 break, this is an exciting opportunity for the postholder to meet the expectation of winning Surrey 4.

Men's head coach duties

  • Proactively work with senior players to developing Mens playing identity and playing style, including set plays and team structure
  • Working with senior players, build a comprehensive playbook aligned with strengths of the team, and embed into team structure.
  • Plan and run training sessions for Mens playing squad, ensuring training is:  Linked to playing strategy; Designed to improve those training as rugby players; Be enjoyable
  • Pick the Mens 1st XV from the available playing pool and manage team on match days
  • Provide tactical insight on matchdays, picking the team and being responsive to developments within matches, informing players on where advantages can be gained
  • Build positive relationships with all players
  • Work with senior players to ensure training is engaging and enjoyable

Desired qualifications and experience

  • Level 2 or aspiring/working towards level 3
  • Experience in coaching in grassroots, Mens rugby
  • DBS cleared

Personal attributes

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic
  • Ability to motivate players with all levels of experience


  • Training twice a week, Tuesdays & Thursdays 7.30-8.45pm and Saturdays each week during the season and in pre-season.


  • Renumeration is available depending on experience

If you are interested in the role, please send your CV to the club president Bob Dean This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Mens 1st XV captain Freddy Green This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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