Head Coach: Juniors Program
Founded in 1988, Capital Rowing Club is home to an active membership spanning a full range of rowing ages and abilities, from local teenagers just embarking on their athletic careers to adults with a variety of physical abilities and skill levels. Situated on the banks of the historic Anacostia River, Capital offers sweep and sculling programs while simultaneously promoting environmental stewardship and a sense of community extending to the neighborhoods of Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland. Our athletes compete at the local, national, and international levels or row for recreation. For more information about the club see our website http://www.capitalrowing.org
Junior Head Coach Program
This is a Head Coach position for the Juniors Program at Capital Rowing Club. This program is aimed at local students (ages 12–17) as a way to make the sport more accessible to DC-area youth. The program is focused on building novice skills, fine-tuning intermediate techniques, and introducing our youth athletes to completion at local regattas. Varsity practices are five days a week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 4:30 pm to 6:15 pm as well as Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Novice practices are four days a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 4:30 pm to 6:15 pm. Winter training occurs January through Febuary as an essential element of physical preparation for the other rowing seasons. The on-water rowing seasons are split into Spring, which runs March through May, and Fall, occurring from September through mid-November
• Provide an open and welcoming environment for junior athletes with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
• Develop competitive training plans for athletes.
• Attend and coordinate participation in all regattas during the season.
• Coordinate race line-ups for all regattas.
• Leads daily practices and provide technical feedback to the athletes.
• Maintain safety for athletes during practice.
• Provide leadership and mentorship to the Junior Program assistant coaches.
• Assist in loading and unloading equipment on trailer to and from regattas.
• 3–5 years of coaching experience.
• Ability to communicate technique and rowing goals clearly to young athletes.
• Must be currently certified in First Aid/CPR.
• Must be certified or obtain a DC boating safety education certification (or other U.S. equivalent).
• Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass a background check.
• US Rowing Coaching Certification, Level 2 (desired).
• Available to begin as soon as possible.
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posted January 15, 2019
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