Kilkenny RFC is inviting applicants for a backs player/assistant coach.

The successful candidate will be involved with both the Men’s 1st XV, to continuously improve team preparation and performance, with particular focus on back play, for the 2023/24 season and beyond.

Working closely with the existing head coach, management staff and players, the backs coach will contribute towards maintaining and improving the positive environment within the squad.

Kilkenny RFC is located on the outskirts of Kilkenny City, minutes from Exit 9 on the M9. The club has recently invested significantly, to improve playing facilities with the addition of a state of the art gym, dressing rooms and pitch upgrades of both first and second pitches.

Key Responsibilities
Developing & continuously improving structures & overall team performances
Contribute to the clubs overall rugby strategy, player development & pathways
Reviewing match footage & providing individual & team feedback
To be a proactive member across the club

Key Skills
Be a positive and active communicator and listener
IRFU Coaching accreditation beneficial but not an absolute requirement.
Creation & implementation of training plans
Be a proactive, positive and outcome focused

Applications to be submitted to before 10 June.