Position Title: Head Boys' Crew Coach
Exempt Status: Exempt
Position Status: Part-time, seasonal
Reports to: Boys Athletic Director
Position Purpose: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is seeking a Head Boys' Crew Coach beginning for the Fall Club season of 2016. The team has an indoor rowing tank with ergs, gym and fitness center access on campus, with boat storage at University Barge Club on the Schuylkill River. Our crew program has both a Boys and Girls team with a Varsity and Novice team in each.
Application Procedures: Interested candidates, please email a resume detailing educational, professional, coaching, and athletic experience, a cover letter discussing your interest in the position and contact information for three professional references to
Holy Ghost Preparatory School, located in Bucks County, anticipates needing more assistant coaches for the 2016-2017 school year. HGP's newest varsity sport is fully supported by the school, has excellent equipment and the support of the community including generous parents.
HGP Rowing started in the fall of 2015 and expects to grow to approx. 30 athletes (all boys) by the spring of 2017.
We are looking for someone available in the afternoons, Tuesday-Friday after school and on weekends for races in the fall and spring. Winter availability for indoor training after school is also very useful, as is the ability/availibility to drive a school van to practice in the afternoons during the fall and/or spring.
We're looking for someone who wants to be part of the exploding high school rowing scene in Bucks County, just a half-hour north of Philadelphia and a half-hour from Princeton, NJ. It's an exciting time to get in on the ground floor at a fantastic school with a great history of athletic success. The program at HGP had excellent results through its first year including wins at the Flicks, the Braxton, and placing every athlete in the top ten at the City Championships. We anticipate practicing in either our current location in Burlington, NJ (right across from Bristol, PA just above the Philadelphia city line) or in a new location in Bucks County.
Please note that these are part-time, after-school positions only.
Country Day School of the Sacred Heart (CDSSH)
Germantown Friends School is looking for an assistant varsity coach for the 2016-2017 rowing season. During the fall and spring seasons, GFS rows out of Vesper Boat Club on Boathouse Row. Assistant coaches work closely with the Head Coach to develop and train each athlete to achieve their full potential on the team.
The candidates for this paid, part-time position should:
Interested candidates should email resumes to Aaron Preetam:
Upper Merion Area High School is seeking a highly motivated Head Coach and/or an Assistant Coach for the 2016-17 school year. The ideal candidate will have several years coaching experience and will have competitive rowing experience at the collegiate or elite level. Experience coaching sweep and sculling is required.
Primary responsibilities include preparing rowers for practice and competition within a mid-sized, highly motivated program with emphasis on strengthening the already established program. Detail to water safety, rowing technique, utilization of video feedback, and coxswain development is required.
The past several years, program size has varied between 30 and 48 members. Practices have been held in the afternoons Tuesday through Friday morning with attendance at all 5 Manny Flicks, Cooper Cup, Upper Merion Home Regatta, Cities, Stotesbury and Nationals.
Upper Merion Area School District owns the Upper Merion Boathouse and water practices are on the calm, protected stretch of the Schuylkill River between Norristown and Valley Forge and land practices are in the erg room in the boathouse.
Assistant coaches will work closely with our Head Coach to develop, train and encourage each athlete to achieve their full potential as part of their team.
The candidates for this paid, part-time position should:
- have 2-4 years collegiate rowing experience
- have previous coaching experience
- 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 background checks
The Upper Merion Crew Boosters will partner with the Head Coach to continue developing the program. Historically, this has inlcuded funding weekly strength training practices at CrossFit King of Prussia, assisting in the organizing and funding of a fall program, and making equipment purchases based on coach feedback.
Unionville High School is looking for assistant coaches for our novice and varsity crews. We have about 50 athletes who are willing to work hard to go fast.
We would love someone who could commit to both the fall and spring seasons. We practice after school and mornings so this position is great for a grad student or flexible professional.
Harriton High School in Rosemont, PA is looking for a qualified assistant crew coach for the Spring 2017 season. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual willing to work cooperatively with the existing coaching staff to introduce new participants to the sport of rowing, as well as to support the continued growth and development of experienced rowers.
Harriton Crew is a co-ed team consisting of approximately 60 student-athletes of varying abilities who have worked hard to build a strong and increasingly more competitive program. Harriton is a permanent member of the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Assoc. (PSRA) and competes in all PSRA sponsored regattas; the team is housed and practices in Conshohocken, PA.
Duties will include:
Spring Salary (per LMSD Teacher Contract): $5,691
Since this is a Lower Merion School District approved position, candidates must satisfactorily pass all PA Department of Education background checks and possess or obtain CPR/AED certification plus concussion training prior to hiring.
Great Valley Crew is in its second year of operation and is looking for Head and Assistant Coaches. We row out of Upper Merion Boathouse in Bridgeport, PA and will be competing in the Fall and Spring, with ergs and weights readily available for winter training. The team is composed of 9th through 12th graders and we have opened the fall program up to a limited number of 8th graders. One year coaching commitment at a minimum.
We are looking for coaches who can continue to launch our program, sharpen our rowers' skills and maintain the excitement we need to grow and excel our rowers competitively and as a team. Our team has 17 athletes. We have 8+'s, 4+'s and 2x's available to use, and returning athletes have done a combination of sculling and sweeping. Practice is at 4 pm in Bridgeport, PA out of Upper Merion's Boathouse.
The Hill School, a boarding school founded in 1851 and set in a Pennsylvania borough that values hard work and genuineness of character, seeks an Instructor of Physics and Mathematics. This hire must be able to teach Physics and Mathematics. Additional experience with Biology and Chemistry would be an asset. Working closely with other members of the Science and Mathematics Departments, this teacher will be responsible for classroom instruction, lab proficiency, curriculum development, communication with students, parents and student advisers, and will remain current on general science and mathematics educational issues.
More specifically, responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to):
Ideally, a candidate will possess at least 5 years of experience teaching in a secondary school classroom and/or coaching rowing. The teacher will also undertake responsibilities that are normally associated with a boarding school, such as serving on various school commitees and participating in the school's co-curricular and residential programs. Other skills and/or qualities expected to be necessary for this position are: effective verbal and written communications skills; a genuine willingness to work closely with students and colleagues; a high energy level; and, of course, a good and enduring sense of humor! A bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree is preferred. Start date for this position is August 20, 2016.
Those individuals interested in joining our diverse, close-knit community should go to our online application system at http://www.thehill.org/employmentopportunities and then click on the link towards the bottom of the page. Applications will be processed as they are received.
Concord High School Rowing Club in Wilmington, DE, is a scholastic sweep program that competes in the fall and spring. Concord is a member of the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association. We are seeking both a head coach and an assistant coach for the upcoming fall 2016 and spring 2017 seasons.
We practice 3:00-5:30 pm Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri and 7:00-9:30 pm on Saturdays. Races include Head of the Christina, Navy Day, Head of the Schuylkill, Manny Flicks, City Championships and the Stotesbury Cup Regatta.
Requirements: at least 4 years of competitive rowing experience. Prior coaching experience is a plus. Both sweep and sculling experience is a plus.
Commitment to at least one full season is a prerequisite. Pay dependent upon experience.
Please contact Evan Noble at
/ 302.540.8107 if interested.
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 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.
Located in Hightstown, NJ, Peddie School is an equal opportunity employer.
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.
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
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@
Phone --- 1-267-405-7217