Mens Club Rugby Instructor - Temporary
# of Openings:
Princeton University Campus Recreation is
hiring a temporary Men’s Club Rugby Instructor.
- Adhere to all parts of the Princeton University Rugby safety
protocols with a “Safety First” mindset.
- Develop and execute a strategy for building a regionally and
nationally competitive rugby team.
- Plan and deliver practices, while encouraging players to have
input into training sessions and game plan development.
- Teach fundamentals of rugby to new or inexperienced
- Develop game strategy and provide post-game analysis to
- Attend Team games both home and away, as well as the annual
Developmental Tour – at least one team Instructor must oversee any
game played, as well as the annual Developmental Tour.
- The ability to champion Princeton’s strong commitment to
student safety and academics in all dealings with Conference
Leagues (i.e. USA Rugby, NCR, Ivy Rugby, MARC etc).
- Understand and adhere to the Princeton Rights Rules &
Responsibilities. As part of this mandate, Club Sports will update
every Instructor with any changes to the current Rights Rules &
- Review the Princeton University Concussion Policy and the Coach
NCAA information sheet in regards to concussions.
- Attend and collaborate at Alumni Rugby Board Meetings as
- Identify, recruit and provide oversight and management to
assistant instructors as necessary.
- Collaborate with student officers to ensure robust
participation in rugby by promoting the sport among admitted
- Working with the Women’s Varsity Head Coach to share best
practices and contribute to the overall development and
strengthening of the Princeton Rugby program.
- Working collaboratively with Campus Recreation and members of
the Athletics Department.
- 3-5+ years of rugby coaching experience at the collegiate
level, club level or higher; national level coaching experience in
15s or 7s.
- Evidence of exceptional leadership qualities.
- Proven ability to teach from a player’s “Day 1” experience in
fundamentals of contact and safety best practice, all the way
through elite level.
- Outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of
- Evidence of strong organizational, and outstanding
interpersonal and communication skills. Including the ability to
work compatibly with and relate well to a diverse group of
students, university administrators, other instructors, athletic
trainers, grounds/facilities personnel and rugby alumni board
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- The ability to represent the philosophy and educational goals
of Princeton University.
- Genuine commitment to gender equality, and the ability to work
in team relationships with diverse students, faculty, staff,
parents and alumni.
- USA Rugby/NCR Level 100 certification or equivalent required;
Level 200 certification preferred
- Referee experience/Level 1 qualification preferred
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
- Competency in Sportscode/HUDL preferred
- Adult CPR/First Aid/AED Certification required
- Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as the
practice and game schedule dictates
Be advised that you will be contacted only
if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate
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Princeton University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by