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 with a resume and a note about what opportunities you are interested in.

Coaching Opportunities


This is a part-time position that will work with the Director and Head coach of our adaptive program. The program has a range of experience levels and builds competitive adaptive rowers who race at regattas, including the BAYADA Regatta in the summer. Practices are four days a week, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 6-8pm, and Saturday (8am-12noon).


  • Provide an open, welcoming and fun environment for adaptive rowers with varying backgrounds and athletic abilities.
  • Coordinate with Director and head coach for on the water practices.
  • Maintain a safe and inclusive practice environment.
  • Assist in loading and unloading of trailer to and from regattas.


  • 1-5 years of coaching experience
  • Ability to communicate technique and rowing goals clearly to athletes
  • Must be certified or able to obtain boating license
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass a background check
  • Experience with adaptive athletics (optional)
  • Availability to attend regattas (optional)
  • US Rowing certification (optional)
  • CPR/ First Aid Certifications (optional)

Juniors Assistant Novice Coach

Capital Juniors is seeking an assistant novice coach for the 2017-2018 rowing season. We are a competitive co-ed club program committed to providing rowing opportunities to all students in the Washington, DC area, particularly those from low-income areas. Now in its 7th year, Capital Juniors has a history of success both on and off the water, and it is seeking as assistant coach who can help the novice team continue in this tradition.

More information about the Juniors Program can be found here.


  • Lead our novice girls or novice boys program under guidance of head coach.
  • Recruit and retain new novice athletes.
  • Foster a positive, accepting, and competitive environment.
  • Work with athletes of varying backgrounds and athletic ability.
  • Maintain all safety standards.
  • Promote the culture and mission of the program.

    Capital Juniors offers fall, winter, and spring programs from September through mid-May. We practice MondayTuesdayThursday, and Friday from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the Anacostia Community Boathouse in southeast Washington, DC.


  • Positive, inspirational attitude
  • Leadership and strong communication skills
  • Rowing and/or coaching experience
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Boating/launch driver’s license preferred
  • CPR certification preferred

Administrative & Fundraising Opportunities

Development Director (Part time)

Fundraising Coordinator is responsible to fundraising activities for the Capital Rowing Club with an emphasis on the Juniors and Adaptive program. This position reports to voting board members with the President serving as head of the committee.

Contract Term: Hourly, per grant or consulting fee structure compensation available


  • Develop fundraising strategies and policies for the club
  • Identify fundraising opportunities and execute on those opportunities
  • Identify, write, submit, and oversee grants that the club may be eligible
  • Identify sponsorship opportunities and execute on those opportunities, which includes but are not limited to Ergathon and sponsorships for regattas and other club functions.
  • Identify and form strategic partnerships for the club
  • Communicate and collaborate with Capital’s various rowing programs on grant proposal
  • Communicate to the Board on all fundraising efforts and opportunities