The Melbourne Rugby Club believes coaches are one of the games’ most valuable assets – community rugby coaches are the real rugby champions. Expressions of Interest are now open for new and existing Coaching professionals for both Senior and Junior Coaching positions for Season 2017.

There are a number of Senior Coaching positions available across the Grades within the Senior competition as well as Junior Pathway (U6 – U10) and Competition Grades (U11 – U18).

– Melbourne Rugby Union Football Club (MRUFC)
– Based at Orrong Park, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria

The Melbourne Rugby Club, home of the mighty Unicorns, is at the heart of Victorian Senior and Junior Club Rugby. The Club boasts some of the best facilities and off-field support of all Victorian Clubs – Melbourne Rugby Club is the perfect choice if you want to Coach serious rugby and have a great time doing it.

The Unicorns are the current Dewar Shield Champions, Premier 2 Runners-up, Premier 3 Champions and Premier 4 Champions. In 2016, the Club fielded nineteen teams including eleven Junior teams, six Senior teams, one Masters teams and one Women’s team. Each year player numbers will determine the final number of teams entered into the competition.

Coaching positions available

– Dewar Shield (Premier 1) Assistant coaches working with Head Coach Tumai Edwards
– Premier 2
– Premier 3
– Premier 4
– Colts Assistant coach working with Head Coach Max Kalepo

– Second Division, A Grade
– Second Division, B Grade

– Women’s

– Master’s

– Junior Competition (U11 – U18)
– Junior Pathway (U6 – U10)

To be considered please include in your application:

– Contact Details
– Coaching qualifications and coaching philosophy;
– Previous coaching experience; and
– Preferred Grade

To apply or for further information please email:

Senior Coaching:
Gerry O’Neill, President »

Junior Coaching:
James Toohey, Junior Coordinator »
Michelle Iezzi, Junior Competition Coordinator (U11 – U18) »
Mike Hutton-Squire, Pathways Coordinator (U6 – U10) »