Get into Coaching
Coaching is one of the most crucial factors in developing, sustaining and increasing participation in rugby union, securing the future and quality of the English game. To be an effective coach, you will need to fulfill a number of different roles, covering the technical, tactical, physical and mental aspects demanded by our game.
The RFU is committed to offering a world-leading coaching development service, from helping volunteers who want to coach junior tag rugby on a Sunday morning to assisting people who aim to reach a professional coaching standard.
How To Get Started
Details of all available courses, inclusive of type, content, duration, and cost, are listed on the England Rugby Coach resources page.
Keep Your Boots on also provides a host of courses and useful information,
RFU coaching courses
There are a range of practical and theoretical courses to cover these differing aspirations, offered in all parts of the country.
All RFU coaching courses can be found on their course finder site which can be accessed here.
Coaching remains a valuable and rewarding way to get or stay involved in rugby union, and with an RFU qualification getting started as a coach is extremely straightforward. Want to go further?
Online resources for coaches are also available here.