MRFC Schools Rugby Development Officer

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Everett as our MRFC Schools Rugby Development Officer. Craig will be working to develop rugby union within the locality at all levels – from primary school rugby through to senior rugby.

Contact Craig Everett
Phone: 07460 215957


Our objective as a Club is to develop the game of rugby union. In conjunction with the WRU and both Monmouth Senior Schools, Monmouth RFC is to employ and develop the role of Monmouth Schools RugbyDevelopment Officer. The Rugby Officer will develop and promote the game of rugby union within Monmouth RFC, Monmouth Comprehensive School, Monmouth Boys School and their related Primary and feeder schools. The Rugby Officer will lead all rugby related participation within the Monmouth Community, with a view to establishing a “Rugby Family” between the respective rugby organisations within the locality.

Job Description Specification

The performance of the Rugby Officer shall be measured against the following objectives all of which, unless otherwise stated, are inclusive of girls and boys rugby. During the term of the contract the Rugby Officer shall:

1. Under the management of the Head of PE - Rugby at the Schools, and under the management of the Chairman of Monmouth RFC at the Club, deliver all elements of the Establishment’s rugby programme.

2. Support the Establishment’s academic programmes through the development of age appropriate rugby development.

3. Complement the work of teachers - coaches by taking responsibility for rugby activities across the Establishment, specifically the playing and coaching opportunities for pupils in extracurricular time, of all forms of the game.

4. Deliver the WRU Leaders Award and manage the deployment of qualified leaders within the Establishment, feeder establishments and Monmouth RFC.

5. Agree and deliver growth/participation provision targets.

6. Provide objective and accurate KPIs and qualitative reports for each half term by agreed deadlines as detailed above.

7. Take responsibility and promote and coordinate the transfer of players from the Schools and feeder establishments to Monmouth RFC;

8. Promote, organise and deliver Continued Professional Development rugby coaching programmes within the Schools and Monmouth RFC, in line with the WRU coach and referee strategic plan and collate numbers attending these CPD events.

9. To mentor and support the delivery of work base learning rugby activity within the school club hub area;

10. Promote the WRU and Monmouth RFC and its work with the Schools.

11. Prioritise participation in WRU sanctioned competitions and adhere to the WRU seasonal rugby structure.

12. Attend six (6) WRU CPD events per Contract Year.

13. Adhere to the WRU playing and coaching philosophy at each appropriate age.

14. Deliver the WRU physical and skill development programmes.

15. Adhere to the WRU Performance KPIs at senior school level (u18).

16. Regularly utilise the “MyWRU” website as required. Telephone: +44 (0)1600 712309 Email: copyright Monmouth RFC 2017