The primary purpose of the role is to manage the delivery of the RUPA Player Development Program (PDP) to the Melbourne Rebels squad, in consultation with and based at the Melbourne Rebels. The role is particularly focused on the advancement and growth of players’ off-field decision making and life skills, building resilience and players’ capacity to thrive in all environments, and laying the foundations for an effective transition beyond Rugby.
Please refer to the attached Position Description for a full breakdown of program accountabilities.
The Rugby Union Players’ Association (RUPA) was incorporated in October 1995 in direct response to the professionalism of Rugby and was established to represent and support the interests of its members, the professional Rugby players of Australia, and the game of Rugby more broadly.
Our membership comprises players from the Wallabies, the NSW Waratahs, the Queensland Reds, Brumbies Rugby, the Melbourne Rebels, the Australian teams of the National Rugby Championship, National Men’s & Women’s Rugby Sevens squads, the Western Force, the national Women’s Fifteens team and past professional players since 1996.
RUPA’s vision is to support our members to become better people, better players and to live better lives.
Current Board Directors >>> http://www.rupa.com.au/about-rupa/rupa-board
Current Staff >>> http://www.rupa.com.au/about-rupa/rupa-staff