23rd August 2017, 15:47 | university

University regional representative opportunities 2017

University regional representative opportunities 2017

Following the Universities World Cup in July, we are now looking forward to the new Universities Representative programme for 2017.

The Rugby Football League is currently accepting applications for the Head Coach and Team Manager volunteer roles for the 2017/18 Universities Regional programme.

The positions available for application are as follows:

  • Regional Head Coach
  • Regional Assistant Coach
  • Regional Team Manager

These roles are available for all regions, which are as follows

  • Midlands
  • North East
  • North West
  • South East
  • South West
  • Yorkshire

The application forms can be found by clicking the links below:

Coaching application form

Team Manager application form

These positions are voluntary roles.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Have completed your UKCC Level 3 or above Rugby League Coaching qualification (Head Coach role only)
  • Hold a current RFL DBS or willing to complete one
  • Have experience coaching or managing teams in the University Sector
  • Hold a current driver’s license and have access to a car
  • Be flexible and willing to work evenings and weekends when required
  • Have experience organising tours or events (Team manager only)

Some key dates to look out for are:

  • 15th September 2016 - Closing date for Regional vacancies
  • 4th October/11th October BUCS Season Commences
  • 4th/5th November - Regional Trials
  • 2nd/3rd December - Regional Games

If you would like any further information regarding the positions or the Representative Programme, please contact