Welcome aboard

Thank you for your interest in becoming a coach/manager at Noosa Dolphins Rugby Club. We hope you find the experience incredibly rewarding and one you will cherish forever!

To get started there are a few important requirements to be completed.

Coaching Accreditation

All coaches and referees in Australia are required to be ‘Smart Rugby’ accredited before coaching at any level. Although under 6s and 7s are “immune” from anything formal however we recommend that the SmartRugby accreditation be completed. 

Click on the links below for your specific RugbyAU coaching requirements.

Smart Rugby

Kids Coaching U6 to U12

Youth Coaching U13 to U18

You will further find RugbyAU tools and resources to assist you in your coaching journey by clicking HERE.

IMPORTANT: For our club records please email a copy of your certification to our Coaching Director Matt Buckland e.

Blue card
You will need to complete the volunteer form, for more information about Blue cards click HERE, to download the Blue Card application form click HERE 

Please note: there is proof of identity requirements to fulfill. Please address this aspect BEFORE completing the form.

Once you have the proof of identity requirements satisfied, please scan and email Rhiannon Perkins together with pages 3 and 4 of the Bluecard application form. 

Rhiannon will then complete the club requirements and then send back to you for submission directly to Bluecard. Before you submit the final application to Bluecard, please ensure the form is completed in the following areas;

Where the form asks “to be completed by the organisation”.

The fields to be completed are (in order);

Part A

select “volunteer”

Part B

1.Noosa Dolphins Rugby Union Club

2. (Leave blank)

3.1 Bicentennial Drive, Sunshine Beach, Qld 4567

Part C

select “sport and active recreation”

Once you have all of the Blue card application material together including proof of identity requirements, please submit it directly to Blue card admin by scanning and uploading using this link click HERE

The process takes several weeks so the earlier the better.

When you finally get the Blue card (and Smartrugby accreditation), please scan and email them to Rhiannon at

If you have any questions at any stage please do not hesitate to contact Adam Calcraft on 0415 325 016.