2022 RISE Program Coaches & Support Staff application OPEN NOW!

The RISE Program also offers development opportunities for both coaching and support staff.

Within the program:

The Head Coach will coordinate the technical and tactical delivery of the program whilst mentoring Development Coaches.

Development Coaches are aspirational coaches who wish to improve their knowledge and experience as a coach.

The Physical Development Coach will oversee the delivery of the Physical Development program. Successful applicants will need to have at least an ASCA Level 1 Strength & Conditioning qualification.

Sports Trainers will coordinate first aid and injury management.  Successful applicants will need to have at least a Level 1 Sports Trainer Accreditation.

Program Managers will liaise with coaching staff and league staff to assist with the coordination of the program.


Coach Development Program

The Coach Development Program is aimed at aspirational coaches who wish to increase their capacity as a coach. Coaches will gain a greater insight into age-appropriate athlete development, ecological coaching practices, physical preparation, injury prevention and player well-being.

At the end of the program coaches will obtain the RISE Development Coach Accreditation.

Coaches will be required to complete the following steps:

  • Online Module: Understanding Player Development
  • Online Module: Coaching to achieve Participation, Personal Development & Performance.
  • Coach Induction: Seminar introducing technical, tactical, physical, socioemotional components of the program.
  • Program Participation & Delivery Mentoring
  • Coach Assessments


More info can be found – RISE Development Program – Play Rugby League

Link to application form – RISE Program Coach Application Form

All people wishing to take part in this amazing opportunity please fill out the application form above and send to gmarshall@nrl.com.au