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Career Opportunities In Leinster

Career Opportunities In Leinster

The IRFU are accepting applications for two roles based in Leinster – Elite Player Development Officer and Academy Fitness Coach.

The Elite Player Development Officer is an integral part of the IRFU development programme and the successful applicant will be required to fulfil the following main duties:

• Manage and deliver the elite player development programmes in Leinster, aligned to the National Talent Programme.

• Deliver technical sessions to elite squads/players in the province.

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• Assist with coaching courses and player clinics.

• Supervise and manage the Regional Development Squads

The second role is also based in Leinster working within the Academy.
The main responsibilities of the Academy Fitness Coach will include the delivery of the IRFU conditioning programme to academy players along with assisting in pre-season / in-season squad preparation.
Candidates are required to have a recognised qualification (degree / diploma) in the area of physical education, sports science or human movement, along with previous, relevant coaching experience in the area of strength, power training and development – it is essential that this experience has been within a rugby environment.