Coventry Rugby are an ambitious professional Rugby Union team competing in the Greene King IPA RFU Championship in England.

An exciting opportunity has become available to take on a central position in the nutrition team.  The position of performance chef will be available from June 2019 and Coventry Rugby are looking to appoint an individual with the appropriate skill set, passion and experience to add value to the rugby programme.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the highest standards of personal, professional and managerial attributes.

Key roles & responsibilities:

  1. Prepare and deliver high-quality food for the professional playing department for 6-8 key meals per week.
  2. Work collaboratively with the team nutritionist to meet specific nutrition goals for each player within the senior squad.
  3. Be responsible menu planning and development, engaging with the players to keep all food options interesting and creative.
  4. Responsible for resourcing high-quality produce and managing food stock.
  5. Train and educate players and staff in food preparation, service, sanitation and safety procedures.
  6. Manage department budget, monitoring all financial transactions and ensure that all expenditures are authorised and budgeted.

Essential Criteria:

  1. Experience of working with an elite sports team, with sports nutrition knowledge.
  2. Good understanding and knowledge of sourcing best product, while managing a budget and delivering to a deadline.
  3. Ability to produce excellent quality food for the professional playing squad.
  4. Flexible, willing with a positive attitude.
  5. Work well under pressure, strong work ethic.
  6. Have superb leadership and mentoring skills.

How to apply:

  1. To apply, please email your CV with 2 references and a covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to Rowland Winter, Director of Rugby at
  2. The closing date for Applications is Wednesday April 23 2019.
  3. Interviews will take place week beginning Monday April 29 2019.
  4. Applicants who are not invited for interview will not be contacted.
  5. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by email.

The Criminal Records Bureau enhanced disclosure process applies to this post.


We have positions available within the following areas…

  • Performance Analysis
  • Physiotherapy
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Sports Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Sports Nutrition

Please send your CV, stating your area of interest to

Only successful applicants will be contacted.


We have positions available within the following areas…

– Bar Staff

– Bar Supervisors

– Kitchen Catering Assistants

– Matchday Volunteers (car parking, programme sellers, admin support)

Experience preferred but not essential.

Please send your CV, stating your area of interest to or call the office for further details on 02476231001

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