Jobs

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 current opportunities please contact annediggs@capitalrowing.org.

Current Coaching Opportunities (updated March 2022)

Head Coach: Evening Sweep Job Description

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 Responsibilities:

  • Provide an open and welcoming environment for master’s athletes with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
  • Develop daily practice plans for athletes that accommodate the various backgrounds and athletic experience levels.
  • Attend and coordinate participation at regattas during the season.
  • Coordinate race line-ups for all regattas and loading and unloading of trailers.
  • Maintain safety for athletes and assistant coaches (as needed).
  • Attend daily practices (at least 3–5 days per week).
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the Evening Sweep coaching staff.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of coaching experience,
  • Strong understanding of rowing and ability to develop training and practice plans for masters’ athletes.
  • Ability to communicate technique and rowing goals clearly to athletes and assistant coaches.
  • Must be currently certified in First Aid/CPR/AED.
  • 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.

Head Coach:  Capital Adaptive Rowing Program (CARP) Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an open and welcoming environment for adaptive athletes with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
  • Coordinate with Director to accommodate the various needs and experience levels in the program. Develop daily practice plans for athletes that accommodate the various backgrounds and athletic experience levels.
  • Maintain safety for athletes and assistant coaches and an inclusive practice environment. 
  • Attend daily practices (at least 3–5 days per week). 
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the CARP coaching staff.
  • Attend and coordinate participation at regattas during the season.
  • Attend regattas, home and away, ensuring at least 2 coaching staff are at each event.
  • Lead in the loading and unloading equipment on trailer to and from regattas.
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Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of coaching experience.
  • Ability to communicate technique and rowing goals clearly to master athletes.
  • Must be currently certified in First Aid/CPR/AED. 
  • 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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