The Senior Rugby pathway is for those coaching Colts or Grade teams.

Senior Rugby refers to U19s or A Grade teams.

To coach Senior Rugby you must complete a Smart Rugby course.

After completing your Smart Rugby course Rugby Australia encourages coaches to complete one or more of the below courses to gain a deeper understanding.

These courses are a mix of online and face-to-face.

Please contact your Member Union to enrol in a course and enquire about the fees.

Developing Coach certificate

  • Developing coach course

Accreditation program

  • Level 2 coaching program (Developing Coach program)

Continual Professional Development  programs

  • Assessing coach program
  • Get into Rugby program at Rugby Clubs
  • Senior Sevens program at Rugby Clubs

If coaches are working within representative programs at State level or above Rugby Australia encourages you to complete the below course:

  • Level 3 coaching program (Emerging Coach program)