The Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) is rugby’s governing body in Queensland and is responsible for leading the growth, sustainability, and success of rugby in the state in collaboration with Rugby Australia (RA).
The QRU are seeking an Academy Athletic Performance Coach, who will report into the Queensland Reds Head of Talent Management to ensure the development and optimization of physical qualities for all Queensland Reds Academy players.
Lead the Athletic Development program throughout the Reds’ Academy (u15-U20s+)
Design and deliver all elements of athletic performance for the Reds Academy Program
Work closely with the Reds/RA Performance staff to ensure long term development plans are in place for all players
Design and implement the reconditioning and return to performance programs
Provide athletic performance support for the major rugby schools in Queensland
Manage the testing and data collection for all relevant physical tests
Collate all physical testing data for the Academy based on Rugby Australia guidelines
Support the National program
Where practical, attend preparation camps for national junior programs
Human Movement/Exercise/Sports Science Degree
ASCA Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach
ASCA PCAS - Elite Coach
Prior professional sporting experience in athletic performance