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PCRFU Looking for All-Star Coaches

posted Feb 3, 2012, 3:12 PM by Kyle Kreun

The Pacific Coast RFU is looking for a volunteers to fill three all-star Head Coach positions:
Women's senior 15s all-star team
Women's senior 7s all-star team
Women's collegiate 15s all-star team

Position descriptions are as follows:

Position Title: Women’s 15s Grizzly Head Coach (Volunteer position) 

Overview: Women’s 15s Grizzly Head Coach will be responsible for program development, general coaching and selection duties. Head Coach reports to the PCRFU Women’s High Performance Coordinator.

Position Status: The PCRFU Women’s Grizzly Program has been very competitive and has placed numerous players in the USA Rugby Women’s National Team pool.  The goal for 2012, possibly the final year of the NASC to be played by territorial teams, is to continue that success.

Term: 1-year appointment minimum

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Submit to the High Performance Coordinator a Grizzly Program Plan which documents the Grizzly team activities, calendar and staff;
  • Plan and attend Women’s Grizzly selection/development camps and select players; OR coordinate and attend a Grizzly Shield Tournament (a competition between LAU teams) and select players;
  • Coach the Women’s Grizzly Team;
  • Select coaching staff (assistants), manager, and athletic trainer;
  • Prepare and submit team budget, or direct budget preparation by manager;
  • Attend USA Rugby All Star Championships held in June
  • Work with the USA Rugby Women’s National Team Program to bring the Grizzlies in alignment with the technical philosophy of the National Team.
  • Work with PCRFU Women’s Collegiate and 7’s Grizzly Team Coaches and Women’s High Performance Coordinator to develop continuity of programs and a coherent development progression for PCRFU Women players
  • Adherence to USA Rugby’s Coaches Code of Conduct and the USOC Coaching Ethics Code (attached)
  • USA Rugby Coach Level II or Developing Rugby Skills Certification desired.

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Position Title: Women’s U23 Grizzly Head Coach (Volunteer position) 

Overview: Women’s U23 Grizzly Head Coach will be responsible for program development, general coaching and selection duties. Head Coach reports to the PCRFU Women’s High Performance Coordinator.

Position Status: The PCRFU Women’s Collegiate (formerly U23) Grizzly Program is 13 years old and has been competitive in the USA Rugby U23/Collegiate NASC. The goal for 2012, possibly the final year of the NASC to be played by territorial teams, is to continue that success and increase emphasis on placing players on the USA Rugby Women’s Collegiate National Team.

In addition to Pacific Coast Collegiate Players, players from the North division of the Pacific Mountain Rugby Conference will also be eligible for the team

Term: 1-year appointment minimum

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Submit to the High Performance Coordinator a Grizzly Program Plan which documents the Grizzly team activities, calendar and staff;
  • Plan and attend Women’s Grizzly selection/development camps and select players; OR coordinate and attend a Grizzly Shield Tournament (a competition between LAU teams) and select players;
  • Coach the Women’s U23 Grizzly Team;
  • Select coaching staff (assistants), manager, and athletic trainer;
  • Prepare and submit team budget, or direct budget preparation by manager
  • Attend USA Rugby All Star Championships held in June
  • Work with PCRFU Women’s 15’s and Women’s 7’s Grizzly Team Coaches and Women’s High Performance Coordinator to develop continuity of programs and a coherent development progression for PCRFU Women players
  • Work with the USA Rugby Women’s National Team Program to bring the Grizzlies in alignment with the technical philosophy of the National Team.
  • Adherence to USA Rugby’s Coaches Code of Conduct and the USOC Coaching Ethics Code (available at PCRFU website)
  • USA Rugby Coach Level II or Developing Rugby Skills Certification desired.


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Position Title: Women’s 7s Grizzly Head Coach (Volunteer position) 

Overview: Women’s 7s Grizzly Head Coach will be responsible for program development, general coaching and selection duties. Head Coach reports to the PCRFU Women’s High Performance Coordinator.

Position Status: The PCRFU Women’s 7s Grizzly Program is 9 years old, has been very competitive and has placed players in the USA Rugby Women’s 7’s National Team pool.  The goal for 2012, possibly the final year of the NASC to be played by territorial teams, is to continue that success.

Term: 1-year appointment minimum

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Submit to the High Performance Coordinator a Grizzly Program Plan which documents the Grizzly team activities, calendar and staff;
  • Plan and attend Women’s Grizzly selection/development camps and select players; OR coordinate and attend a Grizzly Shield Tournament (a competition between LAU teams) and select players;
  • Coach the Women’s 7s Grizzly Team;
  • Select coaching staff (assistants), manager, and athletic trainer;
  • Prepare and submit team budget, or direct budget preparation by manager;
  • Attend USA Rugby All Star Championships held in August
  • Work with PCRFU Women’s 15’s and Women’s Collegiate Grizzly Team Coaches and Women’s High Performance Coordinator to develop continuity of programs and a coherent development progression for PCRFU Women players
  • Work with the USA Rugby Women’s National Team Program to bring the Grizzlies in alignment with the technical philosophy of the National Team.
  • Adherence to USA Rugby’s Coaches Code of Conduct and the USOC Coaching Ethics Code (available at PCRFU website)
  • USA Rugby Coach Level II, Developing Rugby Skills, or 7s Coaching Certification desired.


For more information or questions contact Ellen Owens at

510-410-0506 or ellenowens@sbcglobal.net

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Friday, February 17, 2012


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