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Upper Central Zone is inviting applications for staff positions in its representative programme.

The roles are physiotherapist and assistant trainer for the Wai-Coa-Bay Stallions seniors, assistant trainer for the Colts 17s, and assistant coach and assistant trainer for Colts 15s.stallions web

These are volunteer positions that will play a critical role in the development of players in not only the team itself, but also the zone's player talent pool.

These roles are required to take an active lead role in the UCZ's performance programme in 2015.

The appointments panel will be assessing candidates against a range of criteria including:

  • Holds appropriate qualifications as required by NZRL
  • Relevant experience with teams
  • Knowledge of and interest in the development of rugby league
  • Understanding of UCZ values - integrity, respect, leadership, courage and passion
  • Commitment and availability

The Upper Central Zone (UCZ) is the zonal body of New Zealand Rugby League that leads, develops, fosters and promotes rugby league throughout the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Coastline and Gisborne districts.

The Wai-Coa-Bay Stallions and Colts teams represent the zone in the NZRL National Premiership Competition and NZRL National Youth Tournament.

The UCZ has a NRL partnership with the Brisbane Broncos, who will actively support our performance pathway programmes throughout the year. As part of this partnership, suitable team officials will have the opportunity to travel to Brisbane to learn from the best at the end of the season.

See below for position descriptions. Should you have any queries whatsoever, feel free to contact UCZ general manager Sash Stosic on 0212706975.

If you would like to pursue a pathway in rugby league and have the necessary attributes, please email a full rugby league CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to sash@nzrl.co.nz or alternatively you can post it to:

Sash Stosic
General Manager
NZRL Upper Central Zone
PO Box 13355
Tauranga 3141

Applications close: Friday, March 27. Early application is encouraged.

For more information on the UCZ and Wai-Coa-Bay teams, check out www.ucz.co.nz.

Assistant Coach Position Description

Assistant Trainer Position Description

Team Physio Position Description



Counties Manukau Stingrays are inviting applications for staff positions within their 2015 representative programme for NZRL national competitions.CM logo web

The zone competes in four grades - 15s, 17s, premiers and women. They were finalists in both age-group divisions and are defending women's champions.

The positions available are:

Premiers - assistant coach & trainer

Women - head coach, assistant coach, manager & trainers

15s - head coach, assistant coach, manager & trainers

17s - head coach, assistant coach, manager & trainers

Applications close 5pm, Tuesday, April 7, and applicants should send their full CV to Counties Manukau general manager Kasey King, email kasey@nzrl.co.nz.


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