MegunticookRowing



Employment


Job opening: CoachMegunticook Rowing (MR) in Camden, Maine is a small and expanding nonprofit community rowing program. We are seeking a coach to work with rowers of all ages and abilities, in both sweep and scull.

Responsibilities

  • Coaching all levels, including a competitive junior team and masters, both sweep and scull
  • Assist in day-to-day operations of the program, including scheduling, communication with participants, organizing races, travel and off-season training
  • Maintain all safety standards and MR protocols
  • Routine maintenance of equipment and upkeep of MR rowing site
  • Report to and assist Director as needed

Schedule

  • On-water practice times vary but will likely fall between the hours of 6-9 AM and/or 3:30-7 PM.
  • Junior rowing team practices M-F afternoons with races in May, Jun, Sep, & Oct.
  • Adult/masters rowing is increasing in number and may grow to include a competitive group.
  • Off season winter training and indoor rowing program hours vary and include teaching/leading community erg/fitness classes.
  • Additional income potential through private lessons and development of rowing camps

Qualifications

  • Significant rowing and/or coaching experience
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and rigging
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and ability to operate a coach’s launch
  • US Rowing Level 2 coaching certification preferred (or willingness to attain)
  • Inspirational attitude, leadership skills, entrepreneurial spirit, creative thinker

Compensation commensurate with experience. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume with 3 references, at least 1 from a rowing coach or colleague, to: row@megunticookrowing.org as soon as possible. Additional information at www.megunticookrowing.org. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you to all applicants.