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OMT FC Head Coach

Posted on 12 April 2021

Position: Head Coach Old Merchant Taylors’ Football Club 

Commitment: Part-time
Job Start Date: June 2021

Role Outline

The Head Coach would be a member of the OMTFC Committee and is responsible for the overall playing structure of the 1st XV. The post-holder’s primary responsibility is to ensure the oversight of all playing related matters, whilst working alongside the Committee members in their respective areas of focus (when needed).

Key Objectives

  • Create and execute the strategy for OMTFC over the next 3-5 years
  • Actively engage with the entire OMT community to develop the level and quality of rugby at OMTFC, above and beyond 1st XV rugby
  • Report regularly to the Club Committee on progress and requirements.

Key Responsibilities

1. Player / Team

  1. Contract allocation and discussions with select players
  2. Organisation and employment of coaching staff, including physios
  3. Assist and direct recruitment strategy
  4. Support in the organisation of match-day logistics and set up

2. Community

  1. Develop links with the local community, organising additional events at the club
  2. Work with Merchant Taylors’ School for young player recruitment


Level 2 coaching badge is required as a minimum


A basic salary would be agreed by negotiation, which would also be linked to agreed targets where a bonus would be awarded if achieved


  • The ideal candidate would be an outgoing person who has been involved in Rugby Union for some years and has a passion for the game, has good contacts and networking skills
  • Previous history working as a head coach is preferable; however, the club is more concerned with their ability to coach and add value to the club
  • They must have energy and commitment to build and grow a club that has excellent facilities and potential to be much larger
  • OMT is one of the oldest football clubs in the country and is steeped in history, based in Northwood in the grounds of Merchant Taylors’ School


Interested candidates should write or forward their CV to Mr R Clack (Chairman OMT Committee) at (+44 7836 657218) by 24/04/2021

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