IRFU Academy Strength and Conditioning Coordinator.

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) is currently accepting applications for the position of Academy Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Appointment for this position will be on a 3 year fixed term contract.

The main purpose of this role is to; Assist the IRFU Head of Fitness in the management of the Provincial Academies and Sub Academies. Provide strength and conditioning support to the Ireland U20 squad during training camps and competitions. Manage the IRFU Fitness Coach Education Pathway and coordinate the delivery of the coach development courses.

Reporting directly to the IRFU Head of Fitness and operationally to the Ireland U20’s Head Coach, the successful candidate will have:

Degree required, post graduate degree preferred
Professional strength and conditioning accreditation
Minimum 3 years’ experience in high performance sport, preferably professional rugby
Demonstrated competence in all areas of high performance strength and conditioning; planning, coaching, testing and working within a multidisciplinary team
Experience of delivering both theory and practical training modules in a sport related area, preferably in strength and conditioning

To apply send a curriculum vitae and cover letter of not more than one page supporting your application to or Human Resources Department, 10-12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm 22nd March 2013.