Coaching vacancy

Rugby Club Groningen, currently playing in the Dutch Ereklasse, is seeking ambitious candidates for the position of head coach. With five senior teams, four men’s and one lady’s, we are one of the bigger clubs in the Netherlands. In addition to that, our youth department has seen tremendous growth and is set to surpass the seniors in numbers within a year. We strongly believe a healthy youth department is key in creating a successful future

The job:

  • Training and developing our 1st and 2nd team.
  • Coaching the 1st team at their games.
  • Working with individual players towards reaching their development goals.
  • Advising and developing other trainers within the club.
  • Help develop youth players and first year seniors.

You are:

  • Experienced in coaching senior players.
  • A WR level 2 coach minimum.
  • Preferably from within the EU.
  • Ambitious.
  • Willing to be part of our club.
  • Eager to build and lead the 1st team.

We offer:

  • A warm and welcoming family club.
  • A place to develop and gain experience.
  • A suitable compensation.
  • The opportunity to take rugby related courses.

In addition, we would like to draw your attention towards two other positions that would be great in combination with the position with Rugby Club Groningen. These are:
– Trainer/coach at the Rugby Academy NoordOost, where you will have the
opportunity to work with ambitious youth players as part of their school
curriculum for up to four mornings per week.
– Head coach at Rugby Club Drachten where you will coach an ambitious group of players who are currently playing for promotion to the 3rd division.

Interested? Please ask for further information at

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