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University of Illinois Seeking new Head Coach

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University of Illinois Seeking new Head Coach

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Men’s Rugby Club is seeking a new Head Coach.

This is a D1A program in the Big 10. 

Requirements include World Rugby L2 certification, equivalent USA Rugby certification (L300), or a plan to achieve that within 6 months. Two years or more years of coaching experience preferred but not absolutely necessary.
Benefits include:
1) A competitive, highly motivated, well coached team that will field 3 full sides this fall;
2) Support from volunteer assistant coaches and an alumni foundation;
3) A $5k/semester contract for services payable as a lump sum at the conclusion of the contract;
4) Potential to build a long-term relationship with the team via future spring and fall contracts.

The fall period of performance runs from August 27 to November 15. Duties include:
1) Managing 2-3 training sessions and 1 match per week.
2) Attending 2 team meetings per week (1 with leadership, 1 entire team).
3) Other duties typically performed by the head coach of a rugby club.
Additional details provided upon request.

The position does not include reimbursement for any travel or relocation costs for applicants who do not already live within driving distance of Champaign, Illinois.

Interested applicants have until August 12, 2022 to submit their resume via email to illinimrfc@gmail.com. Interviews will begin on August 15, 2022.