Attend Silverbacks Sessions
followed by coach talk backs
Monthly Book Clubs
With Coaching process Discussion
On what to coach
AccesS to video library
Clips, Matches, & Sessions
Annual Coach Development Plan
+ Monthly 1-on-1 with ser Coaches
Assist Senior Coaches at
Paid Coaching Opportunities
At Silverbacks Camps
Junior Coach Program
Support young local coaches aspiring to kickstart a career in rugby.
Provide these coaches with development support and mentorship opportunities.
Create a development and career pathway for local coaches.
Offer paid coaching opportunities from time-to-time.
Build a pool of talented, qualified coaches for future openings in Silverbacks Elite Rugby's Senior Coaching Staff.
Program Benefits & Activities
Free access to all Silverbacks Elite Rugby's Coach Development Program activities.
Support creating a Personal Coach Development Plan and regular check-ins with members of Senior Coaching Staff.
Opportunities to coach weekly training sessions alongside Senior Coaches
Paid opportunities to coach at semiannual camps.
Prefer hiring pathway for senior coaching staff.
3-5 Years Experience Coaching Contact Rugby
USA Rugby L200 Coaching Certificate
Current or Ability to Obtain USA Rugby Membership
Current or Ability to Obtain USOPC SafeSport Certification
Current or Ability to Pass USA Rugby Background Check
Able to Commute to a Silverbacks Training Hub
(current hubs throughout Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin)
1 Professional Reference
Statement of Coaching Philosophy
Statement of Playing Philosophy