Devizes RFC are launching an exciting 16-18 Academy for the 2019/20 Season and are seeking a Head Coach to lead the new project.

Academy Structure

  • Playing and training group inclusive of Under 16’s, 17’s & 18’s.
  • Joint training for all age groups.
  • Fixture list designed to complement Academy playing resources each season.

Academy Vision

  1. To offer a pathway to senior rugby at Devizes RFC
  2. To retain rugby players from DRFC Junior Section.
  3. To create an attractive 16-18 rugby environment to recruit new players.

Head of Academy Roles and Responsibilities

  • Delivery of 1 x weekly training sessions Mid-July to Mid-April.
  • Lead coach at all fixture weekends (approx.15-18 games per season).
  • Management of Assistant Coaches and their coaching development (in conjunction with Club Coach Co-ordinator and Director of Rugby).
  • Working closely with Senior Coaching Team and Technical Lead Coaches.
  • Work with Club Coach Co-ordinator and Director of Rugby to develop a coaching curriculum for Academy
  • Along with Director of Rugby, oversee the development of an Athletic Development Program for Academy.

Please submit covering letter and rugby CV to Director of Rugby Joe Alford via The closing date for application is Monday 18th February.

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