JOB TITLE: NZRL Whaanui 16’s Girls Head Coach
HOURS OF WORK: This is a voluntary role that requires a commitment of some weekend work and a camp for each campaign.
APPOINTMENT TERM: One (1) year plus an additional one (1) year pending campaign review.
REPORT TO: National Coaching & Development Manager, Head of Womens Rugby League
New Zealand Rugby League:
Rugby league has played a significant part in New Zealand sport for over 100 years. Formed in 1910, New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. With a commitment to growing the female game, they provide aspirational experiences and opportunities for female youth players to participate in rugby league. The NZRL Whaanui 16’s Girls representative teams contribute to the female pathway, which leads to and includes the NRLW and NZRL Kiwi Ferns.
The successful candidate will be appointed in the dual role of NZRL Whaanui 16s Girls Team Head Coach.
New Zealand Rugby League goals:
Through our “More Than A Game” philosophy, NZRL aspires to transform lives and community wellbeing through Rugby League.
Underpinning this philosophy is The Kiwi Way.
We are diverse, we call New Zealand home, and therefore, we are all Kiwis.
We are inclusive, respectful and humble
We are responsible
We are innovative and courageous
We are family first
We live and play The Kiwi Way every day
An NZRL coach is integral in helping players forge a pathway to discover their true greatness. All NZRL coaches can enhance the way a player thinks, acts and feels about the game by providing a positive and aspirational experience both on and off the field.
The Coach will prepare individuals and the team for their best possible performance for the duration of their campaign. The coach can significantly impact a player’s development, well-being, motivation and the overall performance of the team. Instilling pride and integrity in the jersey is also a part of the coach’s responsibilities.
The Coach is required to lead and manage individuals and staff effectively while meeting the desired outcomes in this job description. Connectivity with players and staff and flexibility are crucial skills for a coach to possess because players have unique needs as people and athletes at this stage of their lives.
KEY INFORMATION & DATES:
Team Selection dates
24th Sept – 26th Sept 2023 – Taupo
Date 20th Oct- – 23rd Oct 2023
Venue – Bruce Pulman Park – Auckland
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
· Can coach the Kiwi Way by possessing positive relational and performance character strengths
· Team focused
· Enables others to perform their roles to the best of their ability
· Possesses a Hauora approach to developing people
To register interest in the above position, please email your Coaching CV and Cover Letter to the National Coaching and Development Manager (Dan Keepa) at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than EOB Friday 16th September 2023. (The successful coaching staff will be required to undergo the NZRL Police Vetting protocols.)