How to Become a Coach
Queensland Rugby is committed to educating coaches within the community and conducts courses throughout the state. All courses are professionally staffed and all instructors receive specialist training in ARU course delivery. Courses are specifically designed for the age of the players and the experience of the coaches.
Follow the links below for further details.
Smart Rugby (Safety course mandatory for all coaches and referees)
Coaching Kids Rugby (Seminar for coaches involved in Pathway Rugby. SmartRugby is included in this course)
Level 1 (Foundation) Course (Entry level course for coaches involved in U13 – Seniors. The course focuses on laws, technical skills/drills and effective coaching practice. SmartRugby is included in this course. Level 1 Coach assessments and exam also conducted on the day)
Level 1 Coaching Accreditation (Available without attending a course if you are already SmartRugby compliant. Complete the registration form, the online Laws & Safety exam, and arrange a field assessment)
Level 2 Coaching Course & Accreditation (Intermediate level course focusing on developing a coach’s tactical knowledge of the game)
Advanced Coaching Seminars (Presentations by professional coaches on the current practices involved in the game)
Level 3 Coaching Program (ARU coaching program designed for coaches involved at premier/representative level)
See below information and applications relevant to clubs in regards to player transfers.
Please read through the ‘130305 Memorandum re Re ARU Insurance Registration and Player Clearances‘ for all information about this process.
The Sunshine Coast Rugby Union Board has endorsed all policies and procedures as sanctioned by the Queensland Rugby Union, as such administrators need to have a sound understanding of policies that are applicable to their clubs/competitions.
- ARU Policies
- Judicial Procedures
- Model Competition Rules
- Competition Sanctioning
- Smart Rugby
- Club Incorporation
- QRU Policy FAQ
In addition the following are QRU specific policies;
- Sanctions for Punching/Striking; Dangerous tackling; and Dangerous charging Policy
- Movement between Age Grade (U19 Law Variation and Senior Rugby Policy)
- QRU Branding Regulations for On-field Apparel – All Competitions
- QRU Procedures and Cards for rolling substitutions
Information on all these matters can be found Here.