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    Maverick Women's Head Coach

    The Calgary Rugby Union is seeking applicants for Head Coach of the Calgary Mavericks senior women.


    Closing Date for applicants is March 25th 2015.


    The Calgary Rugby Union is seeking experienced individuals to lead our senior women’s team. Key to the success of this program is quality coaching and feedback. Reporting to the Calgary Rugby Union President and VP Women, the successful applicant will be responsible for delivering high quality player centered sessions and preparing the team for this summer’s Challenge Cup.


    Key Dates:

    June 27th 2015 Challenge Cup -Calgary

    Spring Training Sessions-  Location and times TBD


    The candidates for this position should hold the following:

    Minimum of level 2 coaching certification

    Trained in Rugby Ready or Safe Rugby

    A minimum of 3 years coaching experience


    Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills are critical for success in this role. The ideal candidate will be actively involved in the Calgary rugby community and will possess a passion for growing the sport of rugby, the women’s side in particular.


    To apply for this position please submit cover letter and an up to date resume to Rebecca Gunn at vpwomen@calgaryrugby.com


    Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Calgary Saints Senior Women’s Head Coach



                   The Calgary Saints Rugby Club is seeking a coach for our senior women’s team. Our women’s program continues to grow and expand each year, with 2014 being our first year to win City Championships since 2008. We are looking for someone to help develop our women’s program further and become a member of the Saints community!


    Job Purpose


                   To work alongside the Director of Rugby to help coordinate and develop a high quality coaching program for the Saints Women’s team which will help to increase participation and performance in all team members.


    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • To construct, plan and run training sessions on Tuesday and Thursday evenings
    • To be available and present for all game days, which will include managing the team, game warm up and game sheets
    • To hold team meetings and work alongside the Saints Women’s VP as needed
    • To work and collaborate alongside the Saints Director of Rugby, and with any other assistant coaches that may be present to help out the team
    • To give constructive feedback and praise to help out individual members of the team as needed



    • IRB Recognised Rugby Union level 2
    • Minimum of 3 years of coaching experience
    • History of playing or coaching at a high level of senior rugby
    • Experience in working in the development of players


    Applicants are asked to send their resumes to the Vice President of the Women’s program, Lindsay Hickey, at vpwomen@saintsrugby.com by March 1st, 2015.


    Calgary Saracens Senior Women's Head Coach


    The Calgary Saracens has been in existence since 1958. Our vision is to be a top level club within Alberta attracting new and experienced players from around the world while preserving the Saracen family attitude. We are dedicated to the pursuit of competitive rugby in an atmosphere of sportsmanship and camaraderie.

    We provide both men's and women's rugby programs for all ages and have over 200 registered members. We have 2 senior men's, 1 women's team, and 7 junior teams.

    The women's side has had increasing success over the past few years, winning the Division 2 provincial Final in 2013 and coming in second in the provincial league in Division 1 in 2014. Ultimately, we would like to expand the women's program and offer both a premier, competitive team and a more social /developing side.

    Saracens Womens Coach – Responsibilities

    As the Saracens Women's Coach you will be responsible for the following:

    • Plan and run training session Tues/Thurs evenings
    • Work in conjunction with the women's assistant coach and collaborate with other coaches within the Saracen club
    • Provide individual player development profiles and player feedback as required
    • Other duties as required


    Qualifications Required


    • IRB/NCCP Level 2
    • Minimum of 3 year of coaching experience
    • Competency of playing or coaching at high level of senior rugby
    • Experience in working in the development of players


    The successful candidate will need availability in March and April for indoor training, to ensure the women's team in ready for their tour to Italy May 1-10 2015

    All interested parties are asked to send their resume and cover letter to the President of the Calgary Saracens Rugby Club Brittany Buchan: president.saracens@gmail.com by February 1, 2015.

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    CRU Players Named to Canadian National Teams

    The Calgary Rugby Union would like to congratulate the following members for being named to the following Canadian National Teams in 2014:

    Senior Men 15 A-Side
    Nick Blevins (Calgary Hornets)
    Jeff Hassler (Foothills Lions)
    Gordie McRorie (Calgary Hornets)

    Senior Women 15 A-Side
    Sammy Crandell (Calgary Saracens)
    Kayla Mack (Calgary Hornets)
    Maria Samson (Calgary Hornets)
    Amanda Thornborough (Calgary Hornets)

    Senior Men 7 A-Side
    Jeff Hassler (Foothills Lions)

    Senior Women 7 A-Side
    Ashley Steacy (Lethbridge Rugby Club)
    Amanda Thornbrough (Calgary Hornets)

    U20 Women
    Sasha Elliott (Calgary Rams)
    Deleaka Menin (Calgary Hornets)
    Coreen Riley (Letbridge Rugby Club)

    U20 Men
    Ben Lesage (Calgary Canucks)
    Adam McQueen (Calgary Hornets/Banff Bears)

    Assistant Coach
    Graeme Moffat (Calgary Hornets)

    U18 Women 7 A-Side
    Chanelle Edwards-Challenger (Calgary Rams)
    Jenna Morrison (Calgary Rams)

    U18 Men
    Jackson McDonough (Calgary Canucks)

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