Coaching Positions Updated Mar 22

PHILADELPHIA CITY ROWING

Position:        Assistant Coach
Commitment:        18-22 hours/week-START DATE:  FEB 15,2014
Compensation:    Commensurate With Experience; Independent Contractor
Reports to:        Rowing Program Director (Tom Thomas)

Mission:
To work closely with the Rowing Program Director and other coaches to develop a highly competitive public school rowing team for public school Philadelphia youth.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as coach for various crews, as assigned to you, and work productively with the other members of the coaching staff to ensure the success of the program.
  • Assist with monitoring daily attendance.
  • Coaching on water as well as on land workouts.
  • Work to maintain a safe and productive program environment for other staff, volunteers, and participants.
  • Provide help with boat and boatyard maintenance.
  • Engage with teens to support their learning to successfully manage rowing, schoolwork, college preparations, and other commitments.
  • Prepare PCR rowers for success through land training as well as on the water workouts and assist in the management of regatta days throughout the year.
  • Work with coaching staff to provide required progress notes on student-athlete performance and development, and enter this information into Civicore database.
  • To assist with various logistics regarding equipment and usage of the boat yard.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two-Three years prior experience with rowing and/or coaching.
  • Prior experience with young people from diverse backgrounds, either through youth development or youth sport programming.
  • Ability to attend all meetings, practices and regattas as required.
  • Ability to drive a launch
  • CPR certification, a plus
  • US Rowing Certification preferred

Submit resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted 12/7/13

HARRITON HS CREW

Harriton High School in Rosemont, PA is looking for a qualified Assistant Crew Coach for the Spring 2014 season.  We are seeking an enthusiastic person willing to work cooperatively with the existing Coaching Staff to introduce new student-athletes to the sport of rowing, as well as to support the continued development of experienced rowers.

Harriton Crew is a co-ed team consisting of approximately 60 athletes of varying abilities who have worked hard to build a strong, competitive program. Harriton is a Permanent Member of the PSRA and competes in all PSRA sponsored regattas; the team is housed and practices in Conshohocken, PA.
 
Duties will include:

  • Introducing rowing concepts and equipment to new rowers
  • Teaching Novice rowers the basic stroke and improving technique
  • Running practices either on land, on the erg, or on the water
  • Supervising student-athletes during regattas
  • Assisting Varsity Coaches as needed

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Competitive rowing/coxing background
  • Prior coaching experience and USRowing Certification preferred
  • Exemplify the highest standard of leadership, sportsmanship and respect
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students, staff, administration and parents
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well being of athletes
  • Attendance at all practices, meetings, and regattas

Special Note:
Since this is a Lower Merion School District approved position, candidates must satisfactorily complete a background check and possess or obtain current CPR certification.
 
Candidates should send letters of interest and resumes with rowing/coaching experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Athletic Director, and may call the Harriton Athletic Dept. at 610-658-3976 to schedule an interview.

Posted 12/2/13

Owen J.Roberts High School Rowing

The Owen J Roberts High School Rowing program seeks a qualified assistant coache(s) for its high school winter training and spring racing seasons. Dec through Late May.

Owen J Roberts team is well supported by the parent's board, the school and has consistently attended and placed in city, regional and National championships. 

We are looking for passionate, energetic, and dedicated individuals to coach the team’s 40+/- dedicated and driven athletes, from novice to experienced high school rowers.

Job requirements include:

  • Compliance with all procedures and policies of crew facilities, US Rowing
  • Prior rowing experience, specifically sweeping or coxing at a competitive level
  • Prior coaching experience
  • Required attendance at practice and races
  • Exceptional communication and motivational skills
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with our student-athletes, parents and school administration
  • Excellent time management skills

Those interested should email a resume to Kim Edleman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cell:  484-433-5068

Fax:  610-482-9681

 

Posted 11/11/13

Agnes Irwin School

The Agnes Irwin School seeks candidates for Assistant Crew Coach, beginning employment on February 24, 2014 and ending on June 13, 2014.  This position will be responsible for assisting the Head Crew Coach.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Prior competitive rowing experience
  • Experience teaching rowing stroke and racing skills that apply to the skill level of the rower
  • Proven ability to exemplify the highest standard of leadership, sportsmanship and respect
  • Ability to attend all team practices and regattas
  • Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well being of players
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Demonstrated abilities in communication and community relations
  • Proven ability to work in partnership with students, staff, administration and parents
  • Professional dedication to athletic development and expertise in coaching

Please email resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Attention: Sheila Pauley, Athletic Director

The Agnes Irwin School is actively recruiting candidates in accordance with diversity plans and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 7/24/13