Coaching Positions updated March 8

Upper Merion Area High School, Assistant Coach Position 

Upper Merion Area High School seeks an Assistant Crew Coach. Candidates may visit the Upper Merion Area School District website (www.umasd.org) to obtain additional information.

Posted 2/11/16

Upper River Boat Club, Head Junior Women's Coach Needed

Upper River Boat Club, the nation's premier residential summer rowing program, seeks a Head Junior Women's Coach for Summer 2016. URBC is based outside of Philadelphia and practices twice a day; we compete at Independence Day Regatta, Club Nationals, and Canadian Henley.

 

The ideal candidate will have several years coaching experience, specifically with high school athletes, and a good competitive rowing background as well. Experience coaching sweep and sculling is required. There is an opportunity to live in the dorms and supervise a small number of residential athletes; applicants who are interested in that option will be considered preferentially but it is not a requirement. Housing is at Villanova University in modern, air-conditioned, apartment-style housing (full kitchen, living room, etc).

 

Practices are on the calm, protected stretch of the Schuylkill River between Norristown and Valley Forge out of the Upper Merion Boathouse. Head Coach would need to be available from June 11 - August 13; campers are in session June 16 - August 10.

 

Salary commensurate with experience. Please see www.upperriverboatclub.com for more information. 

 

Peddie School Novice Girls' Coach Needed

 

 

Peddie School is seeking a part-time Novice Girl’s Rowing Coach for the Spring 2016 season. Successful candidates will have competitive rowing and/or coaching experience at the junior, collegiate, or elite level. Primary responsibilities include preparing novice girls for practice and competition within a small but highly competitive program. Practices are held in the afternoons Monday through Saturday at the Caspersen Rowing Center on Mercer Lake, NJ. A NJ Boating Safety License must be obtained. If thinking about a career in teaching, this could be a door opener.

Interested candidates should submit a current resume to Barb Grudt, Director of Rowing, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (609) 944-7684 for additional information.

Located in Hightstown, NJ, Peddie School is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Sarasota Varsity Men’s Coach Position 

Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Program, Sarasota, FL is hiring a highly motivated coach who is early in their career to lead our Varsity Men team and work under an internationally renowned Head Coach, Andreas Leichtfuss.  His coaching experience includes the national teams in Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Iraq and Korea.  Job description is attached. 

About Scullers:

Sarasota Scullers is the original organized youth rowing club in Sarasota. Since 1991, the Sarasota Scullers have led the way in competitive team rowing and developing teens' athletic and competitive skills. Our rowing site has been newly renovated; the expanded facility is slated to host training teams for 2017 Worlds.  We are expanding our fleet to accommodate the growth.  www.sarasotascullers.org

 

Please email a letter of interest and resume including coaching experience to Andreas Leichtfuss at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Director of Rowing Needed for Germantown Academy Crew Program 

The current team has been rowing out of Whitemarsh Boat Club on the Schuylkill River in Conshohocken PA since the spring of 2003, and it has had varsity status at the school since 2009.  The past several years, program size has varied between 30 and 48 members, with a male: female ratio usually around 1: 1.5 or 1:2  In the spring of 2014 the team had 33 members with 11 boys and 22 girls, including a total of 7 novices. 

The team competes in the spring only, rowing under the auspices of the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association.  Along Kelly Drive on the Schuylkill the team rows the Flick/Horvat Series of local races, the Philadelphia City Championships, and the Stotesbury Cup Regatta. GA also rows in the Cooper Cup regatta in Camden NJ, and one or two crews race in the SRAA Scholastic Nationals if they qualify and if the regatta is a reasonable (i.e. short) travel distance. 

Germantown Academy is in need of a Director of Rowing for its High School Program.  This position is for coaching only. All intrested candidates should contact 

Jim Fenerty (Director of Athletics)

Email --- James.Fenerty@germantownacademy.org

Phone --- 1-267-405-7217

 

Assistant Coach Needed for Radnor Girls Crew Club

Radnor Girls Crew Club in Radnor, PA is looking for an assistant coach for the 2015-16 rowing season. The Radnor High School club is looking to continue its strong success as one of the top public school rowing programs in the Philadelphia region.
 
During the fall and spring seasons, Radnor Girls Crew Club rows out of the Whitemarsh Boat House in Conschohocken on the Schuylkill River. Assistant coaches work closely with our Head Coach to develop, train and encourage each athlete to achieve her full potential as part of the team.
 
The candidates for this paid, part time position should:
- have 2-4 years collegiate rowing experience
- have previous coaching experience, though not mandatory
- be passionate about rowing, and willing to develop high school athletes
- be energetic and have strong communication skills
- be knowledgeable about and focused on maintaining a safe environment
- be available afternoons and weekends
- be willing to undergo a background check
 
Interested candidates should please email a resume to Trisha Macrone, Club President at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.