Tallaght Rugby Club wishes to invite applications for a new head coach to lead the development of the club’s first XV men’s team.

Founded in 2002 Tallaght RFC is a rugby club based in the heart of south Dublin. They are a small local club, with great ambition and have a great connection to their local community.

Head Coach for Tallaght RFC Men

The successful candidate will be an integral member of the club’s rugby management team and will be required to play a significant role in the delivery of short-, medium- and longer-term rugby goals.

Reporting to the club Director of Rugby, they will be responsible for coaching Tallaght’ s first XV men’s team, who will be competing in Leinster Metro Division 6.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver a programme that ensures that the team can execute a coherent and appropriate gameplan through the season
  • Attend and supervise all training sessions and games for the first XV men’s team.
  • Develop and encourage a positive culture
  • Conduct regular reviews with Director of Rugby


  • The successful candidate will have an accredited coaching qualification or, if not, will be in the process of obtaining such a qualification having played at a senior level.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills are essential.

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. The initial term is for the 2023/24 season with a review at the end of the season.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, 30th June.

The club will conduct an interview process with a view to have the selected candidate appointed and in place by early July.

Applicants should please forward their CV to tallaghtrfcdor@gmail.com