Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) in partnership with New Zealand Rugby Union will be conducting World Rugby Coaching Level 2 course and Junior Coaches coaching programme from September 24 to 28 in Colombo and Kandy. Training and Education programmes will be conducted by two New Zealand World Rugby Educators Jared Tuoro and Jarvey along with three Sri Lankan World Rugby accredited coach educators Nihal Gunaratne, Sanath Martis and Ananda Kasthuriarachchi.
Jared Tuoro is Regional Coach Development Manager, NZ Rugby, is responsible for organising regional and national coach development workshops. He has 12 years’ experience in rugby development, passionate about coach education, Bachelor in Sports Coaching, World Rugby Trainer, Level 4 accredited coach.
Jarvey Aoake is Rugby Development Officer for the Hawkes Bay Rugby Union. He is responsible for running Rugby Smart, the NZRU coach safety and injury prevention course and NZ Rugby ‘Developing Rugby Coaches Course’ (World Rugby Level 2). He is a World Rugby accredited coach educator, for Hawkes Bay. Jarvey also plays for a local club and has recently debuted as a prop for the Magpies in the Mitre 10 Cup competition. Bachelor in Sports Management with Level 3 accredited coach.
World Rugby Coaching Level 2 course will be conducted from September 24 to 26 in Colombo for 30 coaches and has invited all ‘A’ Division rugby playing clubs and Division -1 Group ‘A’ schools to nominate one coach each to follow this course.
Also scheduled to conduct four Junior coaches coaching programs two in Colombo on 27th September from 8.30 am to 11.30 and 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm and two in Kandy on September 28 from 8.30 am to 11.30 and 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm. Junior coaches of all rugby playing clubs and schools interested to participate in the Junior Coaches coaching programs are requested to register with Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union on or before September 19, 2016.
Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union is to fall in line with the World Rugby policies form 2017 where all coaches should have World Rugby accredited coaching qualifications and should be registered with SLRFU.