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High Performing Coach Programme (Level 4)

High Performing Coach Programme  (Level 4)

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) are pleased to confirm details for the new ‘High Performing Coach Programme’ for 2019 / 2020. Please download the full document HERE for further details.

New for 2019, the High Performing Coach programme sits at level 4 on the WRU coach development framework and aims to provide coaches with a learning programme that fosters critical thinking alongside creativity in the coaching process.

Delivered primarily through residential blocks, the programme will be supplemented by mentoring in the work place that will allow for application in the coach’s everyday environment.

Each candidate will be allocated a mentor for the duration of the programme and will schedule clear dates along with a means of communication to maximise support.

It is important to note that all residentials are mandatory and it is advisable for all candidates to ascertain the feasibility of this prior to application.


Programme Costs

The cost of the programme will be £2,800 per candidate that will include all resources, accommodation and mentoring support. To secure places the fee must be paid in 3 instalments, first payment prior to starting, second payment after 6 months, third payment after 12 months.


Application Process

All potential candidates are required to complete and submit the following by September 14th 2019.

Expression of interest letter covering:

  • Experience
  • Coaching beliefs
  • Motivations for application
  • Professional development log

Coaching Reference:

  • Coaching reference from a senior coach/trusted confidant

Shortlisting for interview will take place September 26th. Successful and unsuccessful entries will be informed following the selection process.

20 minute personal coaching video:

Please submit a 20 minute clip of an element of your coaching plus reflections on the session.

All applications must be sent to courseadmin@wru.wales by the required date.

Please WeTransfer (www.wetransfer.com) all footage up to 2gb to coachadmin@wru.wales. If you would like further information and support using WeTransfer please contact courseadmin@wru.wales.