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In preparation for the the proposed 2020 Americas Championship this coming November in Kingston, Jamaica, the 2021 Americas 9’s Championship in Jacksonville, Florida in May 2021 and the 2025 Rugby League World Cup Americas Qualifiers that are scheduled to be held in November 2022, the Canada Rugby League Association (CRLA) invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Canada Wolverines National Men’s Team Head Coach. Further details are available in the Job Description below, which can also be downloaded by clicking on the following link; Canada Wolverines – Head Coach Job Description.

THE CRLA is the governing body for the sport of Rugby League Football in Canada. Founded in 2010, the CRLA organizes the Canada Wolverines the national men’s and Canada Ravens women’s rugby league teams and supports the development of the game through the country’s domestic and junior competitions.

All applications are due by midnight (Canadian EST) on Friday, May 30, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.


This is an open position and, as such, is subject to relevant discrimination policies including those from the CRLA, the RLEF, the RLIF, Canadian Provincial and Federal governments.

Whilst the Nominations Committee seek suitable candidates, and during CRLA Board review of nominations, every effort shall be taken to avoid discrimination based on race, gender, sexual orientation, age and any other factors/traits detailed in above mentioned discrimination policies.

Candidates will be subject to the CRLA Screening Policy which requires the provision of two references.

As it is considered possible that the Canada Wolverines National Men’s Head Coach will come into contact with vulnerable persons (e.g. players aged under 18), vulnerable sector or similar police checks (from all countries that candidates have resided in since reaching age 18) will be required prior to appointment.


Known as the Canada Wolverines, the Canada Rugby League national men’s team have represented Canada in senior men’s rugby league football competition since the re-establishment of rugby league in Canada in 2010. Administered by the Canada Rugby League Association, the Wolverines are currently ranked 27th in the RLIF World Rankings.

Canada Wolverines - Head Coach Job Description