Community Rugby Coach The face of Basingstoke RFC developing our outstanding record of community engagement, working with local schools and other organisations to deliver quality rugby coaching and education.


As our Community Rugby Coach (CRC) you will be responsible for delivering grassroots rugby in a variety of formats to male and female age groups from 7 year old children to 18 year old adolescents, with the ultimate aim of encouraging and promoting involvement in Rugby as a lifelong sport and forging links with Basingstoke RFC as the local community club of choice.


Location: Based at Basingstoke RFC, working within Basingstoke and Hampshire.


Reporting To: Chair of Playing, Basingstoke RFC Responsibilities: 


As the community face of Basingstoke RFC a crucial element of your role is to raise the profile of the club in Basingstoke and Hampshire.

You will play an active role in making initial contact with Primary, Junior & Secondary Schools and Colleges, promoting Basingstoke RFC and offering a variety of rugby based initiatives to suit their particular needs and requirements. 

Develop relationships with school PE co-ordinators with a view to building long term links between the schools and Basingstoke RFC. 

Listen to the requirements of the Schools, plan and deliver suitable coaching sessions from Tag rugby through to full contact sessions.

Deliver rugby participation programmes within local community settings and encourage links with Basingstoke RFC. 

Portray a competent and professional image of Basingstoke RFC at all times. 

Develop mutually beneficial working relationships with England RFU, London Irish RFC, Hampshire RFU and local organisations.

Manage and own the weekly O2 Community Touch programme.



RFU Level 2 Coaching Accreditation 

RFU Enhance CRB Disclosed Checked (completed before commencement of role) 

Full Driving Licence with no more than six points 

Recognised First Aid Qualification or commitment to complete within 3 months of commencement of employment. 

A sound knowledge and understanding of the game and it’s operation Remuneration: 

Commensurate with Experience 

Car maybe available for the right candidate 


Basingstoke RFC club wear Applicants should send their CV and a covering email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 19th February 2016.

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