Career Opportunities

HKCR Women’s Club Coaching Officer – SCAA Causeway Bay

Job summary:

The HKCR Club Coaching Officer will work closely with the SCAA Causeway Bay Chairperson and HKCR General Manager (Performance) to ensure Performance Coaching is delivered within the Club & HKCR player and coach development frameworks. Oversee the coaching framework within the club to enhance alignment and high performance for all teams and provide tactical and technical support services to identified players.

The Club established in 1988, is one of the local rugby clubs in Hong Kong, based in Causeway Bay. The Club has one premiership women’s team, one women’s team at Championship and one men’s team at Championship level, also a youth and mini rugby section. The Club has around 80 senior players and 200 mini rugby members.


SCAA Causeway Bay Roles & Responsibilities

• The role will be split between Coaching the Women’s Premiership team as well as focusing on the club’s women rugby development. This will include coaching of the Women’s team as they compete in the Premiership competition, with wider responsibility for all players that play at both Premiership and Championship, with the support from assistant coaches. 

• Head coach for the Women’s Premiership team, including providing coach development and mentorship for Premiership coaches, mentorship and guidance of Premiership players.

• Supporting club’s recruitment and retention of players for the Performance team.

• Additional coaching support to Women’s development and our youth coaches, with the aim to support Causeway Bay to develop a Youth rugby section, with the ambition for sustainable growth for our women’s senior rugby.


HKCR Roles & Responsibilities

• To provide specialised skill development, coaching and analysis to the HKCR Performance Players Programmes e.g. Academy, Performance Programme, Senior Representative teams.

• Lead or support the planning for Representative campaigns as agreed with HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To enhance the delivery of all performance programmes within the HKCR as agreed with the HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To develop and enhance the club pathway to retain and transition youth players into Senior club and Representative teams.

• To create a player matrix for the youth and senior squads within the club and identify HKQ players for the Representative teams.

• Assist Head of Coach Education with planning and implementation of education programmes in clubs and HKCR courses.

• To attend regular HKCR CCO and Representative planning, reviews and upskill coaching sessions. 

• Attend HKCR staff meetings (as required). 

• To assist in liaison between Referee Manager and the clubs with regards referee feedback, law training, and disciplinary issues and to meet with Referee Manager on a regular and ongoing basis to facilitate the above.

• To demonstrate values that align with HKCR at all times. 

• Support and develop coaches within U16 & U18 youth, pathways and Senior club teams.

• Support HKCR girls rugby initiatives, tournaments and leagues through coaching and technical support where required at U16 & U18 levels. 

• Liaise with youth coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Co-operate with the media to enhance the profile of HKCR or its’ sponsors.

• Have a positive influence on the Rugby community to inspire female athletes to participate in rugby.


Major Events and Tournaments

• There will be occasional requirements to assist with major events and tournaments, for which time off in lieu will be given.

• The CCO will be given the opportunity to be involved with Rep team programmes and coach education programmes and will be given the opportunity to attend professional development courses such as coaching and refereeing.


Promotional Duties

• Participate, when reasonably requested by HKCR in any activity which is designed to promote the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Not carry out, in this individual capacity, without the prior written permission of the Union (not to be unreasonably withheld) any sponsorship, advertising or other promotional activity should these activities clash with the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Permit the union to, during the period of the contract, use, reproduce and publish their name, voice, likeness signature, reputation and image, as the Union may reasonably require from time to time, in connection with any promotion of the Union or its sponsors.


Hong Kong Sevens
• There will be a requirement to work in some role throughout the tournament each year.


Your Profile

• Degree level qualification.

• World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• Minimum of 5 years relevant coaching experience at professional/performance and development levels with proven high level rugby coaching experience and success.

• You must be a quick learner that takes initiative and contributes ideas to the conversation.

• You must have excellent organisational and time management skills and have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

• You must be a top-class communicator - efficiently communicating between all parties; SCAA Causeway Bay, staff members, players, coaching team and other key stakeholders.

• You must be at least a World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• You should have an understanding of player Talent Identification and demonstrate an understanding of how to engage and transition youth and development players into Senior Performance Rugby.


Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong China Rugby, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email [email protected] on or before 31st May 2024.


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted directly.

HKCR Women’s Club Coaching Officer – HKU Sandy Bay RFC

Job summary:

The HKCR Club Coaching Officer will work closely with the HKU Sandy Bay RFC Chairman and HKCR General Manager (Performance) to ensure Performance Coaching is delivered within the Club & HKCR player and coach development frameworks. Oversee the coaching framework within the club to enhance alignment and high performance for all teams and provide tactical and technical support services to identified players.

HKU Sandy Bay RFC is a leading sports club based in Pokfulam with over 1500 active members providing opportunities to boys and girls, men and women at all levels. Widely respected as competitive and community minded, we focus on camaraderie, sportsmanship, inclusivity and excellence. Our goal is to create rugby and netball players of the future, as well as using sport to make an impact in Hong Kong, both on and off the field. HKU Sandy Bay believes in having a positive impact on the lives of our sport players, coaches, volunteers and the broader HK community.

HKU Sandy Bay RFC Women’s team was recently promoted to the Women’s Premiership League after winning both the Championship League and Grand Championship final. HKU Sandy Bay RFC have one of the largest youth girls programmes in Hong Kong.


HKUSB RFC Roles & Responsibili&es 

Head Coach - Women's Premiership team

• To organize and manage the weekly/monthly/seasonal preparation of the Women’s Premiership team throughout the season.

• To lead, support and develop assistant coaches within the Premiership team to ensure all match day and training requirements are met.

• Establish talent ID and recruitment structures within the club.

• To lead the recruitment of players within the club.

• Identify and develop female referees within the Premiership club to support girls rugby and the HKCR Women’s Premiership.

• Develop a performance-based culture that seeks constant improvement.

• Use analysis and data to drive feedback and one on one conversations that seek to develop players.

• Have best practice models in place for strength and conditioning, video analysis, coaching sessions, and skill development.

• Establish talent ID and recruitment structures within the club.

Women & Girls development at the club (youth / pathways / 2nd & 3rd team coaching support)

• Develop and support the Women’s club pathway structure to transition players from youth to senior rugby.

• Liaise with youth coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Develop a coaching curriculum that enhances player development and growth in the club.

• Support and develop coaches within U14, U16 & U18 youth, pathways and Senior club teams.


HKCR Roles & Responsibilities

• To provide specialized skill development, coaching and analysis to the HKCR Performance Players Programmes e.g. Academy, Performance Programme, Senior Representative teams.

• Lead or support the planning for Representative campaigns as agreed with HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To enhance the delivery of all performance programmes within the HKCR as agreed with the HKCR Head of Technical Rugby. 

• To develop and enhance the club pathway to retain and transition youth players into Senior club and Representative teams.

• To create a player matrix for the youth and senior squads within the club and identify HKQ players for the Representative teams.

• Assist Head of Coach Education with planning and implementation of education programmes in clubs and HKCR courses.

• To attend regular HKCR CCO and Representative planning, reviews and upskill coaching sessions. 

• Attend HKCR staff meetings (as required). 

• To assist in liaison between Referee Manager and the clubs with regards referee feedback, law training, and disciplinary issues and to meet with Referee Manager on a regular and ongoing basis to facilitate the above.

• To demonstrate values that align with HKCR at all times. 

• Support and develop coaches within U16 & U18 youth, pathways and Senior club teams.

• Support HKCR girls rugby initiatives, tournaments and leagues through coaching and technical support where required at U16 & U18 levels. 

• Liaise with youth coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Co-operate with the media to enhance the profile of HKCR or its’ sponsors.

• Have a positive influence on the Rugby community to inspire female athletes to participate in rugby.


Major Events and Tournaments

• There will be occasional requirements to assist with major events and tournaments, for which time off in lieu will be given.

• The CCO will be given the opportunity to be involved with Rep team programmes and coach education programmes and will be given the opportunity to attend professional development courses such as coaching and refereeing.


Promotional Duties

• Participate, when reasonably requested by HKCR in any activity which is designed to promote the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Not carry out, in this individual capacity, without the prior written permission of the Union (not to be unreasonably withheld) any sponsorship, advertising or other promotional activity should these activities clash with the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Permit the union to, during the period of the contract, use, reproduce and publish their name, voice, likeness signature, reputation, and image, as the Union may reasonably require from time to time, in connection with any promotion of the Union or its sponsors.


Hong Kong Sevens

• There will be a requirement to work in some role throughout the tournament each year.


Your Profile

• Degree level qualification.

• World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• Minimum of 5 years relevant coaching experience at professional/performance and development levels with proven high level rugby coaching experience and success.

• You must be a quick learner that takes initiative and contributes ideas to the conversation.

• You must have excellent organisational and time management skills and have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

• You must be a top-class communicator - efficiently communicating between all parties, HKU Sandy Bay RFC, staff members, players, coaching team and other key stakeholders.

• You must be at least a World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• You should have an understanding of player Talent Identification and demonstrate an understanding of how to engage and transition youth and development players into Senior Performance Rugby.


Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong China Rugby, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email [email protected] on or before 31st May 2024.


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted directly.

HKCR Women’s Club Coaching Officer – Gai Wu RFC

Job summary:

The HKCR Club Coaching Officer will work closely with the Gai Wu Chairperson and HKCR General Manager (Performance) to ensure Performance Coaching is delivered within the Club & HKCR player and coach development frameworks. Oversee the coaching framework within the club to enhance alignment and high performance for all teams and provide tactical and technical support services to identified players.

Gai Wu Rugby Football Club, established in 1987, is seeking a dedicated and passionate Club Coaching Officer to join our team. As Hong Kong's first and largest grassroots community club, our no.1 mission has always been promoting and developing rugby within local communities. 

The name "Gai Wu" derives from a Cantonese Mahjong term, representing the club's belief in the strength of unity and the ability of local Asian players to succeed without physical advantages. We have over 200 members across adults, youth divisions, and three partnered Mini Rugby Clubs. By providing high-quality coaching and competitive play, not only we have successfully built the strongest local female player base with 3 teams, we have also nurtured more than 40 national players in the past 37 years.

Join our dynamic club as the Club Coaching Officer and contribute to the growth and success of rugby in our local community.


Gai Wu Roles & Responsibilities 

Head Coach - Women's Premiership team

• To fulfill the needs and requirements of the Club as proposed by the club committee in terms of player identification, performance review, transfers, and retention targets.

• To provide performance coaching to the Premiership Club Women’s Division within the performance level of the domestic league structure.

• To continue and further develop the current club team culture and values designed to create a successful short-, medium- and long-term development pathway for the Club.

• To develop, identify and retain high potential talents within the Premiership club and affiliated youth/mini clubs. 

• To organise and manage the weekly/monthly/seasonal preparation of the Women’s Premiership team throughout the season.

• To lead, support and develop assistant coaches within the Premiership club to ensure all match day and training requirements are met. 

• To manage and deliver skills programmes throughout the club, and devise practices that will enhance player skills, understanding and implementation of the philosophy.

• To use analysis and data to drive feedback and one on one conversations that seek to develop players.

• To organize, implement and evaluate the work of development players/ coaches – Technical / Tactical Skills.

• To work closely with the HKCR to provide a coach development and education programme at the club.


Women & Youth development at the club (youth & tertiary / pathways / 2nd & 3rd team coaching support)

• To establish appropriate player development pathway within the Premiership club and its affiliated youth and mini clubs to enhance performance for both the club and HKCR Representative teams.

• To refine, oversee and execute the player development pathway within the club to develop, transition and retain youth / tertiary players into the Senior Club teams.

• To develop and support the Women’s club pathway structure to transition players from youth/ tertiary to senior rugby.

• To provide support for club youth and community league development programmes, discuss and supporting other coaches of other club teams if needed on pathway selection, mentoring, skills development, etc.

• Liaise with youth / tertiary coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Develop a coaching curriculum that enhances player development and growth in the club.

• To develop and support and upskill club’s coaches for schools, youth, tertiary pathways and Senior club teams. 


HKCR Roles & Responsibilities

• To provide specialised skill development, coaching and analysis to the HKCR Performance Players Programmes e.g. Academy, Performance Programme, Senior Representative teams.

• Lead or support the planning for Representative campaigns as agreed with HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To enhance the delivery of all performance programmes within the HKCR as agreed with the HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To develop and enhance the club pathway to retain and transition youth players into Senior club and Representative teams.

• To create a player matrix for the youth and senior squads within the club and identify HKQ players for the Representative teams.

• Assist Head of Coach Education with planning and implementation of education programmes in clubs and HKCR courses.

• To attend regular HKCR CCO and Representative planning, reviews and upskill coaching sessions. 

• Attend HKCR staff meetings (as required). 

• To assist in liaison between Referee Manager and the clubs with regards referee feedback, law training, and disciplinary issues and to meet with Referee Manager on a regular and ongoing basis to facilitate the above.

• To demonstrate values that align with HKCR at all times. 

• Support and develop coaches within U16 & U18 youth, pathways and Senior club teams.

• Support HKCR girls rugby initiatives, tournaments and leagues through coaching and technical support where required at U16 & U18 levels. 

• Liaise with youth coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Co-operate with the media to enhance the profile of HKCR or its’ sponsors.

• Have a positive influence on the Rugby community to inspire female athletes to participate in rugby


Major Events and Tournaments

• There will be occasional requirements to assist with major events and tournaments, for which time off in lieu will be given.

• The CCO will be given the opportunity to be involved with Rep team programmes and coach education programmes and will be given the opportunity to attend professional development courses such as coaching and refereeing.


Promotional Duties

• Participate, when reasonably requested by HKCR in any activity which is designed to promote the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Not carry out, in this individual capacity, without the prior written permission of the Union (not to be unreasonably withheld) any sponsorship, advertising or other promotional activity should these activities clash with the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Permit the union to, during the period of the contract, use, reproduce and publish their name, voice, likeness signature, reputation and image, as the Union may reasonably require from time to time, in connection with any promotion of the Union or its sponsors.


Hong Kong Sevens

• There will be a requirement to work in some role throughout the tournament each year.


Your Profile

• Degree level qualification.

• World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• Minimum of 5 years relevant coaching experience at professional/performance and development levels with proven high level rugby coaching experience and success.

• World Rugby Educators qualification is an advantage.

• You must be a quick learner that takes initiative and contributes ideas to the conversation.

• You must have excellent organisational and time management skills and have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

• You must be a top-class communicator - efficiently communicating between all parties; Gai Wu RFC, staff members, volunteers, players, coaching team and other key stakeholders.

• You must be willing to embrace new cultures, fostering inclusive and adaptable work environment.

• You should have an understanding of player Talent Identification and demonstrate an understanding of how to engage and transition youth and development players into Senior Performance Rugby.


Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong China Rugby, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email [email protected] on or before 31st May 2024.


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted directly.

HKCR Women’s Club Coaching Officer – USRC Tigers RFC

Job summary:

The HKCR Club Coaching Officer will work closely with the Tigers RFC Chairman and HKCR General Manager (Performance) to ensure Performance Coaching is delivered within the Club & HKCR player and coach development frameworks. Oversee the coaching framework within the club to enhance alignment and high performance for all teams and provide tactical and technical support services to identified players.

About Tigers RFC: USRC Tigers RFC are one of oldest and most successful Rugby Clubs in Hong Kong. Based at King’s Park in the heart of Kowloon we pride ourselves as being an accessible, inclusive and egalitarian club that promotes the values of Rugby. Founded in 1990 we are one of the few clubs in HK that offer a seamless pathway from Minis to
Senior professional rugby that over the years has produced countless players for Hong Kong’s Olympic and National Squads. Our club currently has about 800 playing members across our Senior, Youth and Minis sections. At Senior level we field 5 Men’s and 2 Women’s teams, including 2 teams in the HK’s highest level Premiership.

We are looking for a Head Coach for our Women’s Premiership team for the 2024/25 season. Applicants will be expected to be a current Head coach or Director of Rugby at Elite Level and/or have played and coached at a high level of elite rugby and are available to relocate to Hong Kong by June 2024 at the latest.


Tigers RFC Roles & Responsibilities 

Reporting to the USRC Tigers RFC Board, you will be responsible for coaching the team on and off the field to a standard of excellence consistent and aligned with the values of USRC Tigers RFC, and set a playing philosophy that recognizes the teams’ strengths, enhances player motivations and encourages player retention and recruitment. You will support the development and delivery of the High-Performance environment that allows players to develop and reach their fullest potential.


Team and Player Development

• Manage overall coaching programme for the Tigers Women’s Premiership and Championship teams and develop tactical game plans including weekly preview and review with Assistant Coaches.

• Devise Tigers RFC Performance Player Matrix which highlights key details, shows positional depth, player progression and succession planning.

• Oversee the design and implementation of coaching strategies and provide Assistant Coaches with the responsibility and accountability towards specialist areas i.e. Attack, Defense, Forwards etc, Support development through contributing to upskilling/workshops aimed at developing Tigers RFC Coaching staff.

• In partnership with Assistance Coaching Staff, develop a training schedule and match day preparaGon programme to maximize team performance.

• Oversee individual player skill development and player development plans that include performance targets and monitor, assess and record individual player performance and development to provide concise formal and informal feedback throughout the season to players.


Recruitment and Talent Identification, Tigers Youth pathways

• Fulfill the needs and requirements of the Club in terms of player identification, coaching, recruitment and employment and work within allocated budgets.

• Assist with the identification and recruitment of top talent players locally and overseas.

• Assist Tigers U16 and U18 Girls teams with pathways development and help with player retention and recruitment and strengthen and solidify the pathway between the Club’s Youth and performance teams in areas of coaching, style of play and player transition.


Others

• Work in collaboration with the GM and the Board to assist with general wider Club programs and sponsors/stakeholder outreach when needed.

• Act as a key figurehead and point of contact across the entire Club, including existing players, coaches, ex-players, sponsors and parents.

• Take on such other duties as are required by the Tigers Board from time to time.


HKCR Roles & Responsibilities

• To provide specialised skill development, coaching and analysis to the HKCR Performance Players Programmes e.g. Academy, Performance Programme, Senior Representative teams.

• Lead or support the planning for Representative campaigns as agreed with HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To enhance the delivery of all performance programmes within the HKCR as agreed with the HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To develop and enhance the club pathway to retain and transition youth players into Senior club and Representative teams.

• To create a player matrix for the youth and senior squads within the club and identify HKQ players for the Representative teams.

• Assist Head of Coach Education with planning and implementation of education programmes in clubs and HKCR courses.

• To attend regular HKCR CCO and Representative planning, reviews and upskill coaching sessions. 

• Attend HKCR staff meetings (as required). 

• To assist in liaison between Referee Manager and the clubs with regards referee feedback, law training, and disciplinary issues and to meet with Referee Manager on a regular and ongoing basis to facilitate the above.

• Support and develop coaches within U16 & U18 youth, pathways and Senior club teams.

• Support HKCR girls rugby initiatives, tournaments and leagues through coaching and technical support where required at U16 & U18 levels. 

• Liaise with youth coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Co-operate with the media to enhance the profile of HKCR or its’ sponsors.

• Have a positive influence on the Rugby community to inspire female athletes to participate in rugby.

• To demonstrate values that align with HKCR at all times.


Major Events and Tournaments

• There will be occasional requirements to assist with major events and tournaments, for which time off in lieu will be given.

• The CCO will be given the opportunity to be involved with Rep team programmes and coach education programmes and will be given the opportunity to attend professional development courses such as coaching and refereeing.


Promotional Duties

• Participate, when reasonably requested by HKCR in any activity which is designed to promote the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Not carry out, in this individual capacity, without the prior written permission of the Union (not to be unreasonably withheld) any sponsorship, advertising or other promotional activity should these activities clash with the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Permit the union to, during the period of the contract, use, reproduce and publish their name, voice, likeness signature, reputation and image, as the Union may reasonably require from time to time, in connection with any promotion of the Union or its sponsors.


Hong Kong Sevens

• There will be a requirement to work in some role throughout the tournament each year.


Your Profile

• Degree level qualification.

• World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• Minimum of 5 years relevant coaching experience at professional/performance and development levels with proven high level rugby coaching experience and success.

• You must be a quick learner that takes initiative and contributes ideas to the conversation.

• You must have excellent organisational and time management skills and have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

• You must be a top-class communicator - efficiently communicating between all parties; USRC Tigers RFC, staff members, players, coaching team and other key stakeholders.

• You must be at least a World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• You should have an understanding of player Talent Identification and demonstrate an understanding of how to engage and transition youth and development players into Senior Performance Rugby.


Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong China Rugby, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email [email protected] on or before 31st May 2024.


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted directly.

HKCR Women’s Club Coaching Officer – Kowloon Rugby Club

Job summary:

The HKCR Club Coaching Officer will work closely with the Kowloon Rugby Club General Manager and the HKCR General Manager (Performance) to ensure Performance Coaching is delivered within the Club & HKCR player and coach development frameworks. Oversee the coaching framework within the club to enhance alignment and high performance for all teams and provide tactical and technical support services to identified players.


Club Background

Kowloon Rugby Club was established in 1976 and remains one of the eight Premiership Rugby Clubs that competes throughout Hong Kong’s domestic leagues. The club acts as an inclusive sporting club providing rugby, netball, and cricket opportunities for members from the Kowloon, Sai Kung, and the New Territories districts. We pride ourselves on playing sport the "Loon Way" which translates as, Hard, Fair and Fun.


Kowloon RC Roles & Responsibilities 

Head Coach - Women's Premiership team

• To organise and manage the weekly/monthly/seasonal preparation of the Women’s Premiership team throughout the season.

• To lead, support and develop assistant coaches within the Premiership team to ensure all match day and training requirements are met.

• Use analysis and data to drive feedback and one on one conversations that seek to develop players.

• Have best practice models in place for strength and conditioning, video analysis, coaching sessions, and skill development.

• Provide a platform to give talented fringe players an opportunity to play premiership rugby and pursue performance rugby as an aspiration.


Women & Girls Development at the Club (Youth / Pathways / 2nd & 3rd Team Coaching Support)

• Assist in implementing an environment welcoming all levels of abilities to support growth.

• Assist in the development of players aspiring to play premiership rugby whilst also providing a platform for players who wish to remain in championship and development leagues.

• Assist in senior player number growth and retention.

• Monitor the development of assistant coaches, as well as youth team coaches and assist with their CPD.

• Develop and support the club’s pathway to transition female players from youth to senior rugby.

• Establish and maintain a relationship with partner youth clubs.

• Develop an U18 youth academy providing youth players with skills training, nutrition workshops & S&C training in preparation for safe transition to women’s rugby.

• Work with Senior players to a\end key partner youth club tournaments supporFng and engaging with U14, U16, U18 players, parents and coaches.

• Attend occasional youth training sessions supporting youth coaches and inspiring young players.

• Assign senior players to a\end occasional youth training session assisting youth coaches.

• Liaise with youth coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Develop a coaching curriculum that enhances player development and growth in the club.

• Have a positive influence on the rugby community to inspire female athletes to participate in rugby.

• Assist youth coaches to create safe, fun, and developmental training curriculums for U14-U18 players.


HKCR Roles & Responsibili&es

• To provide specialised skill development, coaching and analysis to the HKCR Performance Players Programmes e.g., Academy, Performance Programme, Senior Representative teams.

• Lead or support the planning for Representative campaigns as agreed with HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To enhance the delivery of all performance programmes within the HKCR as agreed with the HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To develop and enhance the club pathway to retain and transition youth players into Senior club and Representative teams.

• To create a player matrix for the youth and senior squads within the club and identify HKQ players for the Representative teams.

• Assist Head of Coach Education with planning and implementation of education programmes in clubs and HKCR courses.

• To attend regular HKCR CCO and Representative planning, reviews and upskill coaching sessions. 

• Attend HKCR staff meetings (as required). 

• To assist in liaison between Referee Manager and the clubs with regards referee feedback, law training, and disciplinary issues and to meet with Referee Manager on a regular and ongoing basis to facilitate the above.

• To demonstrate values that align with HKCR at all times. 

• Support and develop coaches within U16 & U18 youth, pathways and Senior club teams.

• Support HKCR girls rugby initiatives, tournaments and leagues through coaching and technical support where required at U16 & U18 levels. 

• Liaise with youth coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Co-operate with the media to enhance the profile of HKCR or its’ sponsors.

• Have a positive influence on the Rugby community to inspire female athletes to participate in rugby.


Major Events and Tournaments

• There will be occasional requirements to assist with major events and tournaments, for which time off in lieu will be given.

• The CCO will be given the opportunity to be involved with Rep team programmes and coach education programmes and will be given the opportunity to attend professional development courses such as coaching and refereeing.


Promotional Duties

• Participate, when reasonably requested by HKCR in any activity which is designed to promote the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Not carry out, in this individual capacity, without the prior written permission of the Union (not to be unreasonably withheld) any sponsorship, advertising or other promotional activity should these activities clash with the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Permit the union to, during the period of the contract, use, reproduce and publish their name, voice, likeness signature, reputation and image, as the Union may reasonably require from time to time, in connection with any promotion of the Union or its sponsors.


Hong Kong Sevens

•  There will be a requirement to work in some role throughout the tournament each year.


Your Profile

• Degree level qualification.

• World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• Minimum of 5 years relevant coaching experience at professional/performance and development levels with proven high level rugby coaching experience and success.

• You must be a quick learner that takes initiative and contributes ideas to the conversation.

• You must have excellent organisational and time management skills and have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

• You must be a top-class communicator - efficiently communicating between all parties; Kowloon Rugby Club, staff members, players, coaching team and other key stakeholders.

• You should have an understanding of player Talent Identification and demonstrate an understanding of how to engage and transition youth and development players into Senior Performance Rugby.


Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong China Rugby, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email [email protected] on or before 31st May 2024.


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted directly.

HKCR Women’s Club Coaching Officer – Valley RFC

Job summary:

The HKCR Club Coaching Officer will work closely with the Valley RFC Chairman and Chief Operations Officer and HKCR General Manager (Performance) to ensure Performance Coaching is delivered within the Club & HKCR player and coach development frameworks. Oversee the coaching framework within the club to enhance alignment and high performance for all teams and provide tactical and technical support services to identified players.


Valley RFC Roles & Responsibilities 

• Fulfil the needs and requirements of the Valley RFC Womens Section as instructed by the Chief Operations Officer (COO) in terms of player identification, coaching, promotion, recruitment and budget requirements across all teams.

• Manage the overall Valley RFC Rugby Program, equipment and facilities in collaboration with Valley RFC Mens Club Coaching Officer (MCCO) and the COO and in line with the Rugby Section’s Strategic Plan.

• Plan, implement and lead the coaching programme for the Women's Performance teams, including Head Coach of the Women’s Premiership team and assisting the coaches/coaching of the Womens Development teams. 

• Plan and update Valley RFC Women’s Player Matrix and identify and recruit players who can play across the Women’s teams, in collaboration with the COO inline with the Rugby Sections Strategic Plan.

• Design and manage Annual Planner of all Valley RFC’s Rugby Section Programs ensuring all stakeholders are informed.

• Design and deliver wider Club Rugby Programs in collaboration with the MCCO and the COO inline with the Rugby Section’s Strategic Plan.

• To lead and drive the Valley RFC Sports Academy (Rugby Section only) for junior male and female players in collaboration with the MCCO.

• Recruit and support the development and quality control of coaches in the rugby section in collaboration with the MCCO.

• Assist and support Valley RFC wider club initiatives, programs and events where needed.


HKCR Roles & Responsibilities

• To provide specialised skill development, coaching and analysis to the HKCR Performance Players Programmes e.g. Academy, Performance Programme, Senior Representative teams.

• Lead or support the planning for Representative campaigns as agreed with HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To enhance the delivery of all performance programmes within the HKCR as agreed with the HKCR Head of Technical Rugby.

• To develop and enhance the club pathway to retain and transition youth players into Senior club and Representative teams.

• To create a player matrix for the youth and senior squads within the club and identify HKQ players for the Representative teams.

• Assist Head of Coach Education with planning and implementation of education programmes in clubs and HKCR courses.

• To attend regular HKCR CCO and Representative planning, reviews and upskill coaching sessions. 

• Attend HKCR staff meetings (as required). 

• To assist in liaison between Referee Manager and the clubs with regards referee feedback, law training, and disciplinary issues and to meet with Referee Manager on a regular and ongoing basis to facilitate the above.

• To demonstrate values that align with HKCR at all times. 

• Support and develop coaches within U16 & U18 youth, pathways and Senior club teams.

• Support HKCR girls rugby initiatives, tournaments and leagues through coaching and technical support where required at U16 & U18 levels. 

• Liaise with youth coaches to monitor and retain players both in Hong Kong and overseas.

• Co-operate with the media to enhance the profile of HKCR or its’ sponsors.

• Have a positive influence on the Rugby community to inspire female athletes to participate in rugby.


Major Events and Tournaments

• There will be occasional requirements to assist with major events and tournaments, for which time off in lieu will be given.

• The CCO will be given the opportunity to be involved with Rep team programmes and coach education programmes and will be given the opportunity to attend professional development courses such as coaching and refereeing.


Promotional Duties

• Participate, when reasonably requested by HKCR in any activity which is designed to promote the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Not carry out, in this individual capacity, without the prior written permission of the Union (not to be unreasonably withheld) any sponsorship, advertising or other promotional activity should these activities clash with the interests of the Union or its sponsors.

• Permit the union to, during the period of the contract, use, reproduce and publish their name, voice, likeness signature, reputation and image, as the Union may reasonably require from time to time, in connection with any promotion of the Union or its sponsors.

Hong Kong Sevens
• There will be a requirement to work in some role throughout the tournament each year. 


Your Profile

• Degree level qualification.

• World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

• Minimum of 5 years relevant coaching experience at professional/performance and development levels with proven high level rugby coaching experience and success.

• You must be a quick learner that takes initiative and contributes ideas to the conversation.

• You must have excellent organisational and time management skills and have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

• You must be a top-class communicator - efficiently communicating between all parties; Valley RFC, staff members, players, coaching team and other key stakeholders.

• You must be at least a World Rugby Level 3 coach (with experience in technical and tactical rugby demands across all positions).

 • You should have an understanding of player Talent Identification and demonstrate an understanding of how to engage and transition youth and development players into Senior Performance Rugby.


Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong China Rugby, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email [email protected] on or before 31st May 2024.


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted directly.

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