Men's and Women's Head Rugby Coach/Administrator

Summary of Duties

Applications are invited for the full-time Men’s and Women’s Head Rugby Coach/Administrator position at Marywood University. The primary responsibilities include recruiting, scheduling and related duties involved with head coaching a varsity club program.  Additional responsibilities include but not limited to administrative duties involving sports information responsibilities.

Marywood is an independent, comprehensive, Catholic university with more than 3,100 students.  Located in a residential area of Scranton, PA with easy access to the Pocono Mountains, the University features a new ‘state-of-the-art’ athletics and wellness facility and is within a two-hour drive of New York City and Philadelphia.  Affordable housing in attractive communities with good schools is readily available. The University enrolls approximately 1900 students in more than fifty-five undergraduate programs and approximately 1,300 graduate students in 33 masters degree, as well as terminal degree programs, including a  Psy. D., Ed. S., M.F.A. and an inter-disciplinary Ph.D. with five specializations.


  • Educational:

    Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Work Experience Requirements:

    Rugby coaching experience, preferably at the varsity club/university level. Sports information experience is preferred as well as a general knowledge of intercollegiate athletics and compliance issues,

  • Essential Elements:

    Strong interpersonal, planning and organizational abilities; and, excellent oral and written communications skills. Competence with technology resources and a current driver’s license are vital to fulfilling the responsibilities of this position.  Energetic self-starters who understand and appreciate the University’s mission and traditions are encouraged to apply.

  • Other Elements:

    Review of applications will begin immediately. 

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately.  A completed application, cover letter, resume and the names and complete addresses of three current professional references should be submitted to: Men’s and Women’s Head Rugby Coach Search Committee, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA  18509-1598 or email to: For additional information, go to