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.

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, currently competing in Leinster League Division 3.

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 2022/23 season with a review at the end of the season.

Applications from player-coaches welcome.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, 31 May.

We will be conducting interviews with a view to have the selected candidate appointed and in place by early July.

Applicants should please forward their CV to tallaghtrfchairman@testeditor

Update: The position has now been filled.