QBE Harbour Assistant Coach Role- Forward Play (including set piece & breakdown)

QBE Harbour Assistant Coach Role- Forward Play (including set piece & breakdown)

A great opportunity has arisen as the Assistant Coach of the North Harbour QBE Mitre 10 Cup Programme; and to support the growth of the Rugby in the Province.


North Harbour Rugby was formed in 1985 and encompasses a geographical area that includes 12 rugby clubs and 18 secondary schools within the North Harbour region.  


Harbour Rugby is proud of its Purpose, “Improve Lives, Through Rugby”.  The Union also aspires to achieve the following Vision- Growing People, Connected Community, Harbour Rugby:  A Community Driven Provincial Union.


This purpose and vision is supported by the Harbour Way:


  • Be A TEAM “Be proud of who we represent and put the team first”
  • Be CONNECTED “Connect together and with our Community”
  • Be ABOUT PEOPLE “Value our people and help others reach their goal”
  • Be THE EXAMPLE “Lead with Integrity and do what we say we are going to do”


The purpose of the Assistant Coach role is:


To lead the Forward Play (including set piece & breakdown) for the North Harbour QBE Mitre 10 Cup Programme & provide Community Player Development Services.


To be considered for this role the person must be a leader to drive the Harbour Way in our community.  This must be backed up by strong personal qualities and a management style that connects, grows & potentiates our people. The person must have solid Rugby acumen and be technically and tactically proficient in Forward Play (including set piece & breakdown) of the modern game.  Although not critical, having some understanding of coaching Defence would also be advantageous.  We would expect the person to have 5 years+ coaching experience in today’s current performance Rugby landscape, preferable at Mitre 10 Cup Level (national domestic).  The person must also exhibit a passion and desire to connect with our community game.


Job Description


Please send a cover letter (with salary expectations) and CV's to David@harbourrugby.co.nz


The closing date for candidates to submit applications is Tues 22nd January 2019, 12pm

For all questions, please call David Gibson (Harbour Rugby GM) 021 707 208.

Applications can be sent to David@harbourrugby.co.nz

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