Gordon Junior Rugby Union Representative Coaches

The GJRU Board/Committee and the Representative Coordinator are responsible for the appointment of a suitable qualified Coach or Coaches for each representative age group team.

For a person to be appointed as Coach of a GJRU Representative Team that person:

  • Must hold the appropriate coaching qualifications being a minimum of Level 1 Coaching Certificate to qualify to coach Under 10s to Under 14s and a Level 2 Coaching Certificate to qualify to coach Under 15s and Under 17s.
  • Must commit without reservation to giving priority to developing the skills of the individual players in context of coaching the team by reference to age appropriate Skills Sets.
  • Must be available to:
    • Attend all “Coach the Coaches” sessions conducted by the GJRU Committee.
    • Attend appropriate skills sessions to which will be invited the Independent Selectors, the players who wish to be considered for selection in the team you are coaching and the Coaches of the District’s club teams for that specific age group. These sessions are designed to create a greater opportunity for the Coach and Independent Selectors to assess the ability of players prior to trail games and to promote co-operation between the District’s club coaches of that particular age group.
    • Attend to view prospective player’s trialling for representative team selection where available at club trial games and, as a minimum, at the All Gordon Trials and Representative Selection Day.
    • Attend at least one SJRU Club game for each of the highest graded teams from each Gordon Junior village club, prior to selections.
  • Must be approved by the GJRU Committee following recommendation from the GJRU Representative Coordinator.
  • Must complete and submit the relevant declarations in respect of “Working with Children”.
  • Must abide by the NSW Junior Rugby Union Code of Conduct and associated Rules and Procedures.

Where practicable, a Coach shall not be the parent or guardian of a player trialling for selection or selected in the same Representative Team to which that Coach nominates for appointment. Additionally, where practicable a Coach will not be coaching a Gordon Junior village club in the same age group.

The GJRU Board/Committee is happy to announce the following Coaching appointments for the 2017 season as per the GJRU Rules associated with Coach Eligibility, referenced above.

Juniors
Warmup
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2017 Gordon Junior Rugby Union Coaching Appointments

GJRU Rep. Coordinator

JohnMcGurk

John McGurk
0434 423 778
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GJRU Head Coach Under 10s

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Position Vacant
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GJRU Head Coach Under 13s

SamMacdonald

Sam McDonald
0434 600 387
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GJRU Head Coach Under 16s

MarkSpaceHouston

Mark ‘Space’ Houston
0412 105 666
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GJRU Director of Coaching

MarkPhilp

Mark Philp
0438 776 760
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GJRU Head Coach Under 11s

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Position Vacant
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GJRU Head Coach Under 14s

Fud

Phil ‘Fud’ Davidson
0419 253 138
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GJRU Head Coach Under 17s

BernieRorke

Bernie Rorke
0447 490 473
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GJRU Head Coach Girls 7s

KieranTobin

Kieran Tobin
0448 614 413
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GJRU Head Coach Under 12s

MartynSlocombe

Martyn Slocombe
0432 323 613
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GJRU Head Coach Under 15s

JackLeslie

Jack Leslie
0000 000 000
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GJRU Head Coach Under 18s

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Position Vacant
0000 000 000
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