"The responsibilities are many but with the help of all you volunteers, combined with utilizing the club office in the best way, we'll be able to move the amateur section to become one of the best in the country. So put your hand up and get stuck in whether it is with the U10s or the Extra B's or the Colts - just get involved."
"I'll propose some changes and will look to introduce pathways for our coaches and players and will be making sure we have the right tools to make this happen. I am looking forward to working with all of you at the club, players, coaches, managers, volunteers and the office."
Here are the responsibilities that fall under this role:
• Working with LSFC committee to clearly define and deliver strategy for the club and its development
• Line managing all LSFC rugby staff and volunteers throughout the club: from Highlanders XV (the club's top non-professional side) through all senior sides, colts, academy, juniors, minis and into community function
• Specifically responsible for coaching and driving the Highlanders XV with the aim of becoming a flagship team for LSFC
• Working with the Chairman of Amateur Rugby to develop a set of senior teams that are well run and that promote success in their own right, increased participation and volunteer involvement
• Overseeing and directing all Mini & Junior activities, including girls rugby. Working directly with the part time Club Development Officer, Junior Chairman and current volunteers to promote and deliver successful teams in their own right, increased participation and volunteer involvement. Liaising with the Community Development Officer to keep abreast of strategy and delivery in the community on behalf of Mini & Juniors
• In line with enduring SRU development plans, working to successfully integrate initial stages of the Scottish Exiles programme into the club. Combining club activity where relevant to provide a viable and sustainable vehicle to identify, track and 'develop' elite talent
• Instilling an understanding and positive approach of a 'one club' philosophy that brings together and connects both London Scottish FC and London Scottish International Limited
• Driving governance (and the volunteers that conjure it) that in general creates a healthy and successful club operation, including aspects such as membership, CRB, RFU affairs, legislation, buy into social occasions etc
If you would like to contact Corné du Rand, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 0208 940 7156.