The Queensland Rugby League are calling for applications from coaches and support staff to work with some of Queensland’s most promising rugby league players in a variety of teams.

The QRL’s representative program needs people who operate at the highest standards, are outstanding role models and understand the QRL values of Excellence, Teamwork, Inclusiveness and Courage. 

“Those are the QRL’s core values of how we operate, so therefore, everyone that comes into our programs has to exemplify those values not only in word, but also in action in everything that they do,” QRL Head of Football Neil Wharton said.

Watch the full interview with Neil Wharton above

The QRL are calling for applicants to fill positions with the following representative teams in 2017:

Head Coaches: must have an ARL Senior Club Coach (Level II) Certificate or higher to be eligible and be coaching at an appropriate level in 2016.

Assistant Coaches: must have experience in coaching and / or assistant with coaching teams. Must have a current drivers licence.

Team Manager: must have experience in managing teams and have a current drivers licence.

Strength and Conditioner and Sports Trainers: Strength and Conditioners must be an associated professional (eg ESSA) and Trainers must have a minimum ARL First Aid Officers Level I or II Certificate and relevant experience.
They will work closely with the Head Coach and Assistant Coach to develop and monitor the preparation program (this will include compiling the data of players’ workloads and welfare). Reports will need to be prepared for the QRL Chief Medical Officer and Projects and Representative Programs Manager and will also be forwarded to the players’ respective NRL, Intrust Super Cup and local club management.

Physiotherapist: must be qualified and have experience with sporting teams, particularly contact sports.
They will also be required to prepare reports for the QRL Chief Medical Officer and Projects and Representative Programs Manager, these will also be forwarded to the players respective NRL, Intrust Super Cup and local club management.

Teams and Positions:

XXXX Queensland Residents

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
Team Manager
Strength and Conditioner
and Sports Trainers
Physiotherapist

Queensland Women’s Representative team

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
Team Manager
Strength and Conditioner and Sports Trainers
Physiotherapist

*Queensland Under 16 Origin

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
Team Manager
Strength and Conditioner 
and Sports Trainers
Physiotherapist

*Queensland Under 18 Origin

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
Team Manager
Strength and Conditioner 
and Sports Trainers
Physiotherapist

XXXX Queensland Rangers

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
Team Manager
Strength and Conditioner 
and Sports Trainers
Physiotherapist

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for these roles, complete the relevant application form and email to m.constance@qrl.com.au before the COB on Monday, November 14, 2016.

For further information about any of these roles, contact QRL Projects and Representative Programs Manager Mitchell Constance on (07) 3367 6000.

*Anyone wishing to work with players under the age of 18 years must hold, or be eligible to obtain, a Blue Card.