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18 Jan 2022

Rochdale Hornets Women seek new Head Coach

Rochdale Hornets Women seek new Head Coach

Rochdale Hornets are looking for a new Head Coach to take charge of their Women's squad for the 2022 season.

Applications for the position close on January 28. All the details about the role can be found below:

  • Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
  • Responsible for: Management, Coaching and Support Staff of the Rochdale Hornets Women’s squad
  • Salary: Competitive | Part Time

The Role:

  • To work with the CEO to agree all planning and preparation for the squad
  • To be responsible for the overall management of the women’s squad, playing and training programme
  • Plan, implement and review all coaching delivery using relevant session plans to support player development
  • Carry out periodic one to one reviews of all players within the women’s squad
  • To manage the squad selection process in line with club's strategic plan
  • Establish a scouting network or partnerships that provides opportunities to local talent
  • To enforce and implement the club's philosophy and values at all times
  • To plan and implement the annual plan
  • To manage the work duties of the assistant coaches and support staff whilst monitoring and reviewing as necessary
  • Ensure appropriate codes of conduct are followed by staff and player alike
  • Remain aware and take responsibility for player's performance, fitness and welfare
  • Carry out all the duties and responsibilities which may reasonably be required to deliver the services of player development to the best of their ability
  • At all times exercise due skill, care and diligence in delivering the services
  • Conduct yourself professionally at all times whilst representing the club with media and commercial partners
  • Represent yourself and the club at such specific times and at such specific locations as the parties shall mutually agree to e.g. update meetings, launch events

Person Specification - Essential:

  • Minimum UKCC level 2 Coaching Rugby League or equivalent
  • Experience of working within a talent development environment
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of talent identification and development processes
  • Thorough understanding of key challenges within the game
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Excellent management and inter personal skills
  • Proven ability to manage a team of coaches, managers and support staff
  • A commitment towards continued personal development
  • A good working knowledge of IT including ability to work with common Microsoft Packages and performance analysis software (example; Huddle)


To apply send your CV and cover letter to: info@hornetsrugbyleague.com

Closing date: 28th January 2022

For more information on the role, call 01706 648004.