10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
The Irish Rugby Football Union is looking to appoint a Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Province of Connacht. This is a new, exciting and challenging position which will play a critical role in on-going development of professional and sub-professional players within the Province.
Reporting to the National Director of Fitness the main duties of the role are:
- Implementing a strength & conditioning plan for professional, academy and foundation players - Supervision of players within the strength, power, hypertherpohy and prehabilitation programmes - Designing tailored strength and conditioning plans to suit needs of individual players - Conducting regular testing, monitoring and recording of progress of players within programmes - Working with other fitness, physiotherapy, medical and coaching staff ensuring a proper and holistic approach to the development of players
The successful applicant will have: - A strong academic background with qualifications in strength and fitness conditioning - Previous experience in working with professional and sub professional players - Strong communication, motivational and organisational skills
The salary and benefits package will be in line with the experience of the successful candidate.
Please apply in writing with an up to date Curriculum Vitae to:
Ms Jane McCarthy Human Resources Officer Irish Rugby Football Union 56 Lansdowne Road Ballsbridge Dublin 4
The closing date for applications is 25th June 2004
Applications via email can be sent to email@example.com