APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED
The UBC Boathouse is currently seeking applications for a Head Coach position within the Community Programs area of its operations. This position reports directly to the Facility and Programs Manager. The Head Coach is responsible for overseeing all community rowing and paddling programs, with a focus on the Junior Rowing Programs.
This position is responsible for:
- Using the CLASS software system, programming each seasons offerings, assisting with registration of participants and fee collection
- Assist with hiring program coaches, supervision and scheduling
Ensuring all safety protocols are followed and enforced within the programs
- Assist with Fraser Four Regatta and other in-house regatta planning and implementation
- Coordinate regatta entries, travel arrangements, and all associated details for the Junior Competitive Crews
- Liaise and keep lines of communication open with Community Paddling team, UBC Varsity and St. George’s Rowing Programs
- Maintain a strong relationship with program parents through email, information letters and in person communication
- Coach all Junior Development and Junior Competitive Rowing Programs
- Create and implement long-term training programs for both Junior Development and Competitive Programs’ defined racing and training seasons
- Facilitate crew selections for regattas and travel with the teams to regattas (Typically: Brentwood Regatta, Shawnigan Lake Regatta, CSSRA, Alberta Open, BC Championships, Royal Canadian Henley Regatta)
- Be available for athletes outside of regular practice times to answer questions, address concerns and assist with training
- Assist with dragon boat programming, steering and coaching
Equipment and Boathouse Duties
- Maintain an inventory of all equipment in the Don Rix Community Bay and paddling shed
- Liaise with UBC Varsity and St. George’s Rowing Programs regarding boat sharing programs
- Liaise with Facility Events Team during times when multiple operation areas are co-existing in the space
- Attend regular Operations Team and Management Committee Meetings
- Assist with the general up keep of the facility
- Rowing skills are at a competition level
- 2+ years experience coaching in a club or school program setting
- Pleasure Craft Operators Card and experience working with outboard motors
- Standard First Aid and CPR C qualification. AED training an asset.
- Learn to Row Instructor Certification, RCA Coaching Level 2 or NCCP Level 2 an asset
Remuneration: $20,000 per year.
Interested candidates should forward cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: July 12, 2012, 5:00 p.m.