Jobs

Capital Rowing Club almost always has opportunities for getting involved whether through coaching with our programs, helping with administrative work, fundraising, or through corporate training programs and summer camps for junior rowers. Most programs are on the water late March–November, and attend regattas in the summer and fall. If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below, please email jobs@capitalrowing.org with a resume and a note about what opportunities you are interested in.

Coaching Opportunities

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Junior Assistant Coach Position

This is a Assist 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 to build on novice skills to intermediate and compete at local regattas. Varsity practices are five days a week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 4:30 pm to 6:15 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Novice practices four days a week Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 4:30 pm to 6:15 pm.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an open and welcoming environment for junior athletes with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
  • Assist, as requested by the Head Coach, developing daily practice plans for athletes that accommodate the various needs and experience levels in the program.
  • Coordinate with other coaches for on the water practices.
  • Assist, as requested by the Head Coach, coordinating race line ups for regattas.
  • Availability to attend regattas throughout the season is highly encouraged but not required.
  • Maintain safety practices for rowers during practice.
  • Assist in loading and unloading equipment on the trailer to and from regattas.
  • Attend practices 2–3 days per week.

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of coaching experience.
  • Ability to communicate technique and rowing goals clearly to young 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.

Assistant Coach:  Morning Sweep

This is a part-time assistant coaching position that will help to oversee a fun co-ed program at Capital Rowing Club. The program has a range of experience levels from inexperienced rowers that have recently graduated from Capital’s Intermediate Program to experienced competitive rowers who race at local and national regattas. Practices are five days a week, Monday through Friday from 5:30 am to 7:00 am.

Responsibilities:

      • Provide an open and welcoming environment for masters athletes with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
      • Assist, as requested by the Head Coach, developing daily practice plans for athletes that accommodate the various needs and experience levels in the program.
      • Coordinate with other coaches for on-the-water practices.
      • Assist, as requested by the Head Coach, coordinating race lineups for regattas.
      • Availability to attend regattas throughout the season is highly encouraged but not required.
      • Maintain safety for athletes during practice.
      • Assist in loading and unloading equipment on the trailer to and from regattas.
      • Attend practices 2–3 days per week.

Qualifications:

      • 1–3 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.
      • 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 1 (desired).
      • Available to begin as soon as possible.

Assistant Coach: Evening Sweep

This is a part-time assistant coaching position that will help to oversee a fun co-ed program at Capital Rowing Club. The program has a range of experience levels from inexperienced rowers that have recently graduated from Capital’s Intermediate Program to experienced competitive rowers who race at local and national regattas. Practices are five days a week, Monday through Thursday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, and Sunday from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.

Responsibilities:

      • Provide an open and welcoming environment for masters athletes with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
      • Assist, as requested by the Head Coach, developing daily practice plans for rowers that accommodate the various needs and experience levels in the program.
      • Coordinate with other coaches for on-the-water practices.
      • Assist, as requested by the Head Coach,  coordinating race lineups for regattas.
      • Availability to attend regattas throughout the season is highly encouraged but not required.
      • Maintain safety for rowers during practice.
      • Assist in loading and unloading equipment on the trailer to and from regattas.
      • Attend practices 2–3 days per week.

Qualifications:

      • 1–3 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.
      • 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 1 (desired).
      • Available to begin as soon as possible.

Assistant Coach: Sculling Program

This is a part-time assistant coaching position that will run one of the two evening sessions and Saturday sessions alongside our other club sculling coach, primary during 2 of the 3 on-water seasons, and otherwise serving as a substitute coach. The two evening sessions run from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, and the Saturday sessions run either from 7:00 am to 8:45 am or from 9 am to 11 am. The desire is to add this coaching position specifically during the Spring (April through June) and Fall (September through October) seasons. The sculling program has a range of experience levels, spanning intermediate to competitive, with a focus on providing good training for athletes. Scullers participating in the program have a variety of goals, whether rowing just for recreation or training for local and national regattas.

Responsibilities:

      • Provide an open and welcoming environment for masters athletes with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
      • Assist, as requested by the Head Coach, developing daily practice plans for rowers that accommodate the various needs and experience levels in the program.
      • Coordinate with other coaches for on-the-water practices.
      • Assist, as requested by the Head Coach,  coordinating race lineups for regattas.
      • Availability to attend regattas throughout the season.
      • Availability to attend regattas throughout the season is highly encouraged but not required.
      • Maintain safety for rowers during practice.
      • Assist in loading and unloading equipment on the trailer to and from regattas.
      • Attend practices 2–3 days per week.

Qualifications:

    • 1–3 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.
    • 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 1 (desired).
    • Available as soon as possible.