North Harbour Rugby Development Team Head Coach

North Harbour Rugby Development Team Head Coach

A great opportunity has arisen at Harbour Rugby as the North Harbour Devlopement Coach.

North Harbour Rugby was formed in 1985 and encompasses a geographical area that includes 12 rugby clubs and 18 secondary schools within the North Harbour region.  

Harbour Rugby is proud of its Purpose, “Improving Lives, Through Rugby”.  The Union also aspires to achieve the following Vision- Growing People, Connected Community, Harbour Rugby:  A Community Driven Provincial Union.

This purpose and vision is supported by the Harbour Way:

  • Be A TEAM “Be proud of who we represent and put the team first”
  • Be CONNECTED “Connect together and with our Community”
  • Be ABOUT PEOPLE “Value our people and help others reach their goal”
  • Be THE EXAMPLE “Lead with Integrity and do what we say we are going to do”


The purpose of the role is:

To lead and coach the North Harbour Rugby Development Program

To be considered for this role the person must be a leader to drive the Harbour Way in our community.  This must be backed up by strong personal qualities and a management style that connects, grows & potentiates our people.  The ability to coach core rugby skills and manage a team that delivers;

  • Coaching of Set Piece and or Phase play Attack/Defence – Forward or Back Play
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Well organised with effective season and session planning experience
  • Demonstrate success in developing  players both in Skill Acquisition and Game awareness
  • Relevant coaching qualifications prefered – Developing Rugby Coaches Level 2 / Blues Advanced Coaches Level 3 accreditation


If you have any questions, please call Bill Wigglesworth- 021 742 788.  Applications can be sent to  The closing date for candidates to submit applications is Thurs 30th May, 2019, 12pm.