New Rugby League Development Officer for
Gold Coast

The Gold Coast District Junior Rugby League in conjunction with the Queensland Rugby league (QRL) and the QRL Southern Division are pleased to advise that applications are called for the position of the Coaching Development Officer ? Gold Coast.

This new position is aimed at providing the local club structure with an officer who will be aid clubs with coaching programs, identify and attract appropriate coaches and coaching directors, aid in competition grading and generally support the club structure.

The officer will work with current QRL and ARL staff in the area.

Gold Coast DJRL Chairman Peter McGrath said ?the appointment represents a huge step forward for the game locally. The QRL, Southern Division and local clubs are all to be congratulated for their support?.

The position will be funded jointly by the QRL, Southern Division and the Gold Coast junior Leagues and its clubs.

Gold Coast junior numbers rose by 14% in 2004. The Junior League has 12 clubs. A new club at Reedy Creek was formed last night 12th October to participate in 2005.

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