Available position: Head Coach National Wheelchair Rugby Team

The Norwegian Rugby Federation is seeking qualified and motivated applicants for Head Coach National Wheelchair Rugby Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an ambitious group of players that represent their country in the Third division of European Wheelchair rugby. The successful applicant will play a key role in the team’s continued change, development and goals to become the proud flag bearer of Norwegian Paralympics Rugby.  The job is not salaried, but expenses as agreed will be reimbursed.  Norway plays the European Championship and has historically had 3-4 training weekends and participated in 2 other tournaments. In total the successful applicants must be willing to work 6-8 weekends a year.

The Head Coach will be a person who has:

  • Advanced level coaching skills accompanied by recent experiences as a high-performance coach.
  • Evidence of recent attendance at coaching workshops or 
evidence of other forms of self-education that displays currency as a coach who continues to 
seek further development;
  • Experience at managing assistant coaches and working cooperatively with team managers, 
strength and conditioning coaches, team medical staff and performance analysis personnel
  • Evidence of understanding of current best practice and a history of performing best practice 
(preferably recent best practice) as it applies to wheelchair rugby coaching;
  • Demonstrated evidence of an ability to understand, support and implement development plans
  • Demonstrated evidence of being able to influence others including an ability to build good 
relationships with others who may not be receptive to change
  • A background that displays people management and people leadership skills and attributes, and the ability to assist in growing wheelchair rugby from the base and up in Norway

OBJECTIVE OF HEAD COACH

The assigned person will perform the role of Head Coach of Norway Wheelchair Rugby Team. The role will be viewed as being an integral and significant element of the high-performance player pathway process as we are building rugby in Norway and set the Long-Term Rugby Development framework for the National Teams. The Head Coach will lead the team in the preparation for the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby European Championship Third division 2017 and will be responsible for developing and rebuild a successful team environment during the selection and preparation stages as well as in the competition itself.

ROLE OF HEAD COACH  

The Head Coach will be responsible for creating a successful team environment, based on elite level coaching skills and processes, and close co-operation with the club coaches. The appointed person will work alongside assistant coach, the Manager and the physio.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND PRIORITIES

The Head Coach will be responsible for performing the following roles and/or delivering the following outcomes.

  • Coaching, Team Preparation & Performance
  • Player Development
  • Reporting

Key Activities

  1. Coaching, Team Preparation & Performance
  2. Plan, develop and initiate the team’s technical and tactical development adhering to The Norwegian Rugby Federation strategies.
  3. Evaluate and record the effectiveness of individual, unit and team performances.
  4. Monitor the performance of assistant coaches, specialist coaches and other staff available to the team
  5. Work cooperatively with the team’s assistant coaching staff, management staff and 
Support Team
  6. Work cooperatively with the National Team Coaches and the Managers

Player Development

Liaise with the Manager and club coaches, Player Development on all policy and procedural expectations. Ensure players receive adequate feedback from training, playing and review.

Reporting

  • Provide match by match reports and end of program reports

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Erik Baret on +47 916 89 746 or Per Thorkildsen on +47 41011100.
Please apply by 30 March 2017 by mail to: per.thorkildsen@rugby.no

Available position: Manager National Wheelchair Rugby Team

The Norwegian Rugby Federation is seeking qualified and motivated applicants for Manager National Wheelchair Rugby Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an ambitious group of players that represent their country in the Third division of European Wheelchair rugby. The successful applicant will play a key role in the team’s continued change, development and goals to become the proud flag bearer of Norwegian Paralympics Rugby.  The job is not salaried, but expenses as agreed will be reimbursed.  Norway plays the European Championship and has historically had 3-4 training weekends and participated in 2 other tournaments. In total the successful applicants must be willing to work 6-8 weekends a year.

 

Objective and Focus

The manager of the team is the main responsible of the team. His/her role is to organize all national team activities, assist the team coach in the selection of the team, collaborate with the union in the work of finding sponsors, and be the main communicator with the rest of the team management, club coaches, the federation and potential and current national team players.

The manager will focus on the development of the national team, and its responsibility to develop Norwegian Wheelchair rugby as a whole, in accordance with the NRF strategic plan.

 

Role and responsabilities

  • Plan the national team activities in collaboration with the team coach
    • Communicate national team activities and procedures to all clubs and potential players
  • Responsible of all communication with
    • Clubs and players on selection processes, training programs and open training camps
    • Coach and team physio
    • National team players on all practical information, training programs and questions
    • The NRF board (reporting)
    • The NRF social media responsible
  • Responsible of work to find sponsors
  • Responsible of the teams budget
  • Responsible of refunds to players / staff
  • Organize training camps and tournaments
    • Booking tickets, hotels, transportation etc
    • Communication with tournament organizers
    • Communication with players attending
  • Responsible for players having completed required courses (Antidoping Norge, Wheelchair Rugby Ready ), are eligible to play, are NRF members and are insured
  • Responsible for kit, medical equipment, and materials

 

Relationships

Will work closely with the national team coach and physio and report to the person responsible for the national teams on the NRF board.

 

Preferred skills

  • Fluency in Norwegian and English languages
  • Good and clear communicator
  • Organized and efficient
  • Good at getting things done and taking initiative
  • Skilled relationship builder

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Erik Baret on +47 916 89 746 or Per Thorkildsen on +47 41011100.
Please apply by 30 March 2017 by mail to: per.thorkildsen@rugby.no

Rugbyforbundet deltar på Grenseløse Idrettsdager

NRF skal delta på Grenseløse Idrettsdager!

 

Intro: Grenseløse Idrettsdager er et samarbeid med Norges Idrettsforbund, Idrettskretsene og NAV Hjelpemiddelsentral. I tillegg bidrar instruktører fra ulike idretter. Dette er et gratis tilbud for alle barn og voksne med funksjonsnedsettelser, hvor de kan prøve flere ulike idretter i løpet av én dag, på et sted.

 

Norges Rullestol Rugby vil bli presentert på disse stedene til disse datoene:

 

  1. oktober: Arendal (Sør Amfi)

Kontaktperson: Brit-Ingebjørg Fossli

e-post: brit-ingebjørg.fossli@idrettsforbundet.no

mobil: 970 95 154

 

  1. oktober: Sarpsborg

Kontaktperson: Vigdis Mørdre

e-post: vigdis.mordre@idrettsforbundet.no

mobil: 977 50 250

 

  1. oktober: Oslo

Kontaktperson: Vigdis Mørdre og Simen Kjelsrud

e-post: vigdis.mordre@idrettsforbundet.no og simen@drettsforbundet.no

mobil: 977 50 250 og 415 67 503

 

  1. oktober: Trondheim (Trondheim spektrum)

Kontaktperson: Per-Einar Johannessen

e-post: pej@idrettsforbundet.no

mobil: 924 02 803

 

  1. oktober: Bergen

Kontaktperson: Thea Christiansen

e-post: thea@idrettsforbundet.no

mobil: 977 76 911

 

  1. oktober: Gjøvik (Gjøvik Olympiske Fjellhall)

Kontaktperson: Hilde Håkenstad

e-post: hilde.haakenstad@idrettsforbundet.no

mobil: 93 03 05 25

 

  1. november: Skien (Skien fritidspark)

Kontaktperson: Brit-Ingebjørg Fossli

e-post: brit-ingebjørg.fossli@idrettsforbundet.no

mobil: 970 95 154

 

  1. november: Drammen

Kontaktperson: Anne Katrine Aas

e-post: annekatrine.aas@idrettsforbundet.no

mobil: 918 69 036

 

  1. november: Tromsø

Kontaktperson: Håvard Lium

e-post: havard.lium@idrettsforbundet.no

mobil: 934 14 713

 

 

Målet er at flere med funksjonshemninger blir gjort oppmerksom på vårt aktivitetstilbud.

 

Håper alle som har mulighet tar seg en tur og prøver ut Rullestol Rugby!

Velkommen 🙂

 

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