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Vacancy: Part time - FNB Wits Rugby Coaching Positions

Applications are invited for rugby coaching positions at the FNB Wits Rugby Club; successful candidates will be responsible for coaching teams in the FNB Wits Rugby Club.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Should be able to fulfill the Head Coach, Assistant Coach or any of the FNB Wits Rugby team coaching positions
  • Present season and weekly plans
  • Take responsibility of all rugby components on field
  • Responsible for the discipline and implementation of club values during sessions, to both the team and the club’s management
  • Plan weekly team meetings
  • Liaise with the FNB Wits Rugby Club Manager to ensure transparency at all times
  • Arrange player one on one meetings
  • Responsible for match day protocol, team sheets and reports
  • Prepared to work late hours during the week and work on weekends
  • Come up with innovative ideas to advance the Wits Rugby Club
  • Player identification, recruitment and retention within the Wits Rugby strategy

The requirements of the position:

  • Level 1 or Level 2 Coaching qualification.
  • Boksmart Accredited
  • Proven experience and successful track record in Rugby coaching.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • High level of technical and tactical knowledge pertaining to Rugby coaching.
  • High level research & information evaluation skills relating to Rugby.
  • Background in working with University students
  • Minimum 2-3 Years coaching experience.

Interview Process

Shortlisted candidates will be invited and will go through an interview process.

For more information please contact Ferdinand Kelly on (011) 717 9417

Closing Date: 15 February 2020
To apply, please submit a cover letter explicitly addressing the above criteria as well as a detailed CV with names, addresses, contact numbers and e-mail addresses of 3 referees to

The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.