COaching Opportunities

We at the ARU believe quality coaching leads to club stability, growth, and excellent on the pitch. Many of our clubs have occasional coaching positions open, and we will post those here for any interested parties. Additionally, any coaching clinics offered in our region will be listed below.

Senior Club

South Pittsburgh Hooligans

South Pittsburgh Hooligans are currently looking for a coach for their Men's Senior Club. The South Pittsburgh club competes in the Midwest East Division III competition along with fellow ARU members Presque Isle RFC, Greensburg Maulers RFC, and Pittsburgh Forge DIII.

Applicants must have proven experience game planning and be able to attend two practices a week. In accordance with USA Rugby, applicants must have a Level 200 or higher coaching certificate. USA Rugby CIPP will be paid for by the club. Compensation is negotiable.

Interested applicants should email hooligansrugby@gmail.com with a rugby resume and compensation requirements for consideration.

Collegiate men

Wheeling University

Wheeling University Men's Rugby has a graduate assistantship available for individuals looking to obtain their graduate degree at Wheeling while also serving as a coach for the Varsity rugby program. The position includes tuition and a stipend but does not cover housing costs.

For more information please contact Head Coach Michael Geibel at mgeibel@wju.edu