Hammersmith & Fulham seek head coach
Hammersmith & Fulham RFC wish to recruit a men’s Head Coach who
will help deliver the club’s objective of securing promotion to London 1
whilst supporting the ambitions of all players across all teams.
Who are we?
Since forming in 1978, Hammersmith & Fulham RFC (‘the Hammers’)
has grown into one of London’s largest and most successful amateur
Rugby clubs. With 5 men’s teams competing in the RFU and
Middlesex Leagues, a vibrant vets team, a ladies and youth section,
our commitment to high-standards combined with our ambition to
compete at the highest possible level is matched only by our 1-club
ethos, our inclusive and welcoming culture, and our renowned social
scene. Blessed with a deep pool of highly talented and experienced
players, we also offer Rugby to those who are new to the game.
Hammersmith and Fulham RFC is more than just a Rugby club, it’s a
home, and we’re looking for a vibrant, creative and ambitious Head
Coach to be part of it.
Who are we looking for?
After eleven seasons of consistent success in London 2 North
West broken up by a single season in London 1, we are looking for
a suitably qualified and experienced Head Coach to lead our club
back to London 1. Supported by the club captain, the team captains,
assistant coaches, club physios and the senior players group, you will
accomplish this by providing our men’s teams with the tools to achieve
success in their individual leagues. Your core duties will be:
• Shape and implement a rugby philosophy that can be
consistently applied by all teams across the Club in
pursuit of their competitive objectives – 1sts, 2nds, 3rds,
4ths and 5ths.
• Plan the coaching program for pre-and-in-season training
to support the development of player skills at all levels of
experience and which will provide for challenging, active
and effective coaching sessions for the entire player base;
• Support and direct the execution of the coaching
program by the assistant coaches and fitness coach at
• Evaluate match performances and training sessions with
the coaching team and players and evolve the coaching
program as necessary;
• Build and embed a process to identify and develop
playing talent in all squads across the Club and regularly
provide clear, honest feedback to individual players on
how they can improve; and
• Attend our Tuesday and Thursday coaching sessions and
matches with the senior squads.
A Level 2 coaching certificate or international equivalent is preferred
but not essential.
Where are we?
From our home base in Fulham’s Hurlingham Park, we are very close
to some of London’s most vibrant and youthful suburbs and are well served
by public transport. Applicants who work in London will find
us especially convenient.
How can I apply?
If you are an energetic, ambitious coach with a love of Rugby and
looking for a friendly club with an ethos of success we want to hear
from you; please contact our Chairman, Terry Alleyne, email:
email@example.com or by phone on 07505 748 379.