Middlesex Honorary Senior Womens Lead Coach

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Reports to: Chair of Playing & Player Development Team Middlesex.
Key Relationships: CB Coaches and Medical Staff
Nature & scope of job: The post-holders will be responsible for planning and coaching Middlesex Senior Women’s County squad whilst providing a positive and aspirational playing environment.


  • Ensure the CB’s objectives are achieved by creating an aspirational and supportive playing environment.
  • Ensure players receive the highest quality coaching and feedback.
  • Work in conjunction with the Team Manager to select the best players from Middlesex Clubs.
  • Evaluate all coaching sessions and games with the CB squad delivery team.
  • Attend delivery team meetings.
  • Participate in an annual performance review.
  • Ensure the coaching and playing squad present themselves as ambassadors for Middlesex Rugby and act within the Core Values of the sport.


  • Hold a minimum RFU / UKCC Level 2 Coaching Qualification – ideally Level 3 or its recognized equivalent.
  • Demonstrate a track record of personal coach development.
  • Articulates and delivers a clear playing and coaching philosophy that is in accordance with the objectives of the programme.
  • A Player Centred approach to coaching.
  • Create a performance environment which balances Player Development and Outcome.
  • Sets high standards of accountability, reliability and personal responsibility.
  • A commitment to attend all fixtures and training sessions.
  • Ability to use original thinking in the execution of the role.
  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders and recruit plus retain players.


  • Access to the Team Middlesex Coach Education Programme, RFU CDP’s and online coaching resources.
  • Appropriate travel expenses.
  • Team Middlesex apparel.
  • Individual mentoring programme.

Please submit a brief curriculum vitae and covering letter to Stephen Atkinson, Chair of Playing & Player Development Team Middlesex. E: .