Ayr Rugby Football Club

Ayr RFC are looking to appoint a 2ndXV Forwards Coach. This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of the top rugby clubs in Scotland.  



The successful applicant will be part of the clubs senior coaching group with a key focus being the development of the 2nd XV forwards. 


Ayr 2ndXV play in the Tennent's National Reserve League Division 1, with the 1stXV playing in the Tennent's Premiership.


The successful candidate will preferably be qualified to UKCC Level 2, or be willing to work towards it. Ayr shall support and encourage the successful candidate in their coaching development with SRU- CPD attendance is encouraged. You shall also be able to demonstrate high personal standards, good communication and motivational skills while providing strong leadership.



Key responsibilities for the role include:


• Planning Micro Sessions, taking coaching sessions as required with particular focus on the development of the 2ndXV forward pack, individual skill development and team development.


• Individual & Team Performance feedback to players and other senior coaches.

• Assisting the Head Coaches with team selections.

• Taking an active role pitch side at home and away fixtures with the 2nd XV.


Training takes place at Millbrae, Ayr, at 7pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays with games on Saturdays and expectation will be for the successful candidate to attend all where possible.



This position is a voluntary role and is an ideal opportunity for someone to step into coaching either in the latter stages of their playing career or for someone wishing to develop their existing coaching skills further.



Applications for this exciting opportunity should be sent to Billy McHarg, Ayr Rugby Club President.   


Should you wish to speak to Billy on any aspect of this position, please email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07802359342.


Closing date: Friday 20thJuly 2018