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Employment Opportunities

Recreational Rowing Coach

The successful applicant will have prior coaching experience and will be able to oversee multiple boats at once. This person will be capable of communicating clearly and effectively with individual rowers as well as the boat as a whole; will be energetic, organized, and enthusiastic about coaching adult athletes and helping them improve to their best ability.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Promote the safe operations of rowing activity both on the water and in the boathouse. Provide development and training for experienced adult rowers and coxswains. Motivate and encourage team members.

  • Enforce WRRA policies and procedures set forth by the WRRA Board of Directors
  • Work with Head Coach and program directors to implement the goals of the Rec program
  • Adhere to the Coaching Syllabus as provided by the Coaching Committee as it pertains to Rec rowers
  • Follow equipment policies established by the Equipment Committee
  • Establish lineups that give rowers the opportunity to improve in both 4+s and 8+s
  • Encourage participation in and facilitate preparation for both home and away regattas
  • Work with the Head Coach to find substitute coaches when not available for practice

Requirements:

  • Must obtain a minimum CQL2 status and pass the SaM SQL2 test
  • Must have CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Must pass ODNR safe boating certification
  • Trailer driving experience (preferred)

Reports to: WRRA Head Coach as well as the WRRA Director of Recreational Rowing

Apply here (Please note that this is an online form. Simply click the link fill out the form on your computer and hit the submit button)

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Summer / Fall Rowing League Coach

The successful applicant will be capable of communicating clearly and effectively with individual rowers as well as the boat as a whole; will be energetic, organized, and enthusiastic about coaching adult athletes and helping them improve to the best of their ability. Prior rowing or coaching experience is welcomed, but not required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Promote the safe operations of rowing activity both on the water and in the boathouse. Use the coaching methodology as provided in the Coaching Syllabus to provide development and training for novice as well as more experienced adult rowers and coxswains. Motivate and encourage team members.

  • Enforce WRRA policies and procedures set forth by the WRRA Board of Directors
  • Adhere to the Coaching Syllabus as provided by the Coaching Committee
  • Work with the Head Coach and program directors to implement the goals of the SRL program
  • Follow equipment policies established by the Equipment Committee
  • Work with team captains to coordinate weekly lineups and coxing assignments 

Requirements:

  • Must obtain a minimum CQL1 status and pass the SaM SQL2 test
  • Must have CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Must pass ODNR safe boating certification

Reports to: WRRA Head Coach, as well as the SRL Program Director

Apply here (Please note that this is an online form. Simply click the link fill out the form on your computer and hit the submit button)

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Coxswain

The coxswain is a critical part of the team: responsible for steering the boat, communicating and motivating rowers, and keeping both people and equipment safe.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Attend practices as organized by coach and/or team captain
  • Execute commands from the coach
  • Follow WRRA procedures related to equipment
  • Be a steward of safety with crew and equipment, both in the water and on land
  • Communicate with coach/captain any schedule conflicts/changes

 Successful candidates will:

  • Be alert, attentive, and aware of his/her surroundings
  • Communicate to the crew with confidence
  • Attend coxswain clinics to improve skills and better understand and navigate the Cuyahoga (recommended but not required)

Apply here (Please note that this is an online form. Simply click the link fill out the form on your computer and hit the submit button)

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