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Chicago North Shore Wants You!

Chicago North Shore Rugby Club is looking for a dedicated and driven assistant coach for our summer 7’s program. The club will compete in the Midwest 7’s qualifier series with full intent of earning a spot at the USA Rugby Club 7’s Nationals and surpass our top 4 finish from 2022. The ideal candidate has the leadership skills and strategic knowledge to help North Shore continue to grow and develop as one of the nation’s top women’s rugby programs.

Assistant coaching role includes:

  • Collaborate on and execute Head Coach driven team strategy/vision/culture

  • Collaborate with Head Coach to plan practice sessions

  • Provide feedback to aid the team and individuals towards development goals

  • Work with Head Coach and team leaders to select match roster

  • Attendance at training sessions and matches/tournaments


  • Summer 2023 season (5/15/2023 to 8/16/2023) 

  • Midwest Summer 7’s Qualifier Series

    • Usually mid-June thru July

    • 3-4 tournaments (including the MWRFU Championship)

    • Final schedule TBA by Midwest

  • USA Club Rugby Sevens Nationals

    • August 12-13, 2023, location TBA

  • Occasional invitational tournaments throughout year (ex: LA 7’s, Freetail 7’s)

  • Team practices (tentatively)

    • Wednesdays 7-9pm, May 17-June 21

    • Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-9pm starting June 27

    • Exact location TBA. 



  • Level 200 or above coaching certification

  • Attendance at all tournaments (negotiable based upon Midwest 7s schedule)

  • Ability to commit to entire summer season, and ideally an interest to continue coaching into the future seasons

  • Must have previous experience coaching and/or playing rugby 7's

  • Willingness to collaborate with and work under North Shore’s Head Coach


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of coaching experience

  • Experience coaching women

  • Championship rugby experience



  • This is a part-time position

  • Match related travel expenses paid for by the club

  • Stipend also offered, negotiable to reflect coaching experience


How to Apply:

  • Please submit the below items to

    • Coaching resume

    • Brief statement about your coaching philosophy and specific interest in coaching Chicago North Shore 7s


Now accepting applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Interviews to begin April 15, 2023.

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