NSW Waratahs Elite Youth Head Coach

Working as part of the High-Performance Department and reporting to the General Manager Rugby – NSW Waratahs and the Head of National XVs Programs – High Performance, the Elite Youth Development Head Coach – NSW Waratahs will be responsible for leading and delivering on strategic initiatives to enhance NSW’s player talent pool depth. The role will work closely with key stakeholders with an emphasis on communication, consultation and collaboration. The position plays a critical role in developing and retaining rugby talent in the State of New South Wales for the Waratahs and the Australian Rugby Union.


  • • Level 3 (4) coaching accreditation


  • Excellent leadership capabilities

  • Strong communication skills, written & verbal ability to develop and deliver support

  • Ability to initiate, monitor and review projects and activities in line with organisational plans

  • Strong work ethic

  • Outstanding time management ability

  • Outstanding Rugby Knowledge


  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to think, plan and mobilise to act strategically

  • Applications will close 5pm Friday 24 August

Designed to help talented and enthusiastic graduates with a passion for sport to gain valuable experience within the sporting industry, the internships will cover a range of areas including:

- Media and communications

- Game day operations

- Graphic & Web Design

- Fan engagement

- Marketing and membership

Candidates wishing to express an interest in an internship in any area not included above are welcome to do so. All applications should be submitted using the application form below.


Application form