This position reports to the Director of Intramural and Club Sports, and is responsible to manage all phases of a competitive club rugby program in compliance with all program, conference, and institutional rules and regulations.
I. Coaching · Oversee direct responsibility of the Women’s Rugby Program. · Direct one or more division area(s) (i.e. Novice/Varsity), as assigned, including: o Schedule, plan, attend, and implement all practices and matches o Assume administrative oversight of program operations: team travel details, equipment upkeep, rigging and training programs. o Communicate effectively and serve as a mentor and coach with student athletes so that student athletes develop their full potential as individuals and athletes o Assist other coaches and team members in fundraising efforts, alumnae development, and serve as point person for some initiatives. o Design and implementation of the on-campus recruiting strategy for novice players. o Supervise and mentor Assistant Coach(es).
II. Administration · Coordinate program business operations including, but not limited to: o Budget maintenance o Purchasing o Travel o General clerical duties · Coordinate with Director of Club Sports with any budgetary items, travel plans, roster changes, etc. · Recruit off campus for prospective students at local high schools, club teams, etc.
III. Miscellaneous · Additional duties as assigned by the Club Sports Director · Must be First Aid/CPR/AED certified. · Represent Bryant University, the Department of Athletics and Recreation, and the Rugby Program in a professional and ethical manner.
· Experience coaching Rugby at a collegiate level.
• Excellent communication skills, verbal/written
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to evaluate sessions and provide feedback to members.
· Must be First Aid/CPR certified.
· Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and the ability to drive a 12-15 passenger van.
About Bryant University
For 155 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative, uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's.
Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Bryant is dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish f...or the benefit of its students. Bryant's academic and technological excellence and innovation foster the development of individuals so each can reach his or her personal best in life and their profession.
The University is located approximately 15 minutes from Providence and one hour from Boston.