State of Mind Sport Co-founder Dr. Phil Cooper MBE played rugby league for Manchester Metropolitan University (when it was Manchester Polytechnic) from 1985-88 and they club are looking for a new head coach
Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester) – Men’s Rugby League Lead Coach
Closing Date: Friday 2nd August 2019
Contact Name: Joe Wharton
Contact Email: J.firstname.lastname@example.org
MMU Sport are currently looking to recruit a passionate and inspiring level 2 (or above) qualified Rugby league
coach to work in partnership within the existing us to develop our programme and maximise success in BUCS
competition. The successful candidate will create a positive, responsive and productive relationship with the
club members, other coaches and MMU Sport. They will also support the development of the club in training
Training sessions take place on a Monday evenings at Platt Lane Sports Complex (17:30 – 19:00). Competitive
fixtures take place on Wednesday afternoons and home games will take place at Platt Lane Sports Complex.
The role is for a maximum of 5 hours per week and the successful coach will be registered on the University’s
v To be aware of and abide by all relevant policies and procedures for Manchester Met and specific to
the club. This includes but is not limited to – MMU Sport H&S Policy, Sports coach UK code of
conduct, and any NGB or BUCS regulations.
v Responsible for general coaching practices including session planning, delivery and evaluation
v Regularly communicate with MMU Sport staff to provide feedback on performance and club
development, attend termly meetings and compile regular reports on aims and objectives.
v Work with other coaches and the MMUHC committee to establish a coaching framework that will
support continual player development and progress of the club.
v Attend BUCS matches to coach and advise individuals and squads, displaying tactical awareness to
gain the best possible performance.
v Responsibility and accountability for team selection, in partnership with the relevant captains or
committee members, determine methods of selection, and provide constructive feedback to those
v Regularly review club performance and progress.
v Assist the club committee members to complete club development planning and work towards their
aims and objectives.
v Support the development of student leadership skills, particularly with club committee members.
v Make sure all sessions comply with Health and Safety standards, and maintain high standards
regarding Equality and Diversity.
v Demonstrate understanding of the aims and objectives of MMU Sport and to work in partnership to
help to achieve these.
v Attend two review meeting per year with MMU Performance Sport.
v To complete and submit timesheets on a monthly basis (where relevant).
To apply for these positions, please submit a current CV and covering letter by email outlining the following:
v Why you would like to apply for the role;
v Your previous coaching experience and education; and
v Confirm your availability to coach on Monday evenings and attend Wednesday fixtures.
Application. For further information, please contact Joe on 0161 247 6541 or at email@example.com