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Senior Coach - Youth Rowing

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Published 17 days ago

Job Title: Senior Coach (Manhattan)

Job Type: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Salaried

Supervisor: Head Coach 


About Us: 

Row New York (RNY) is a non-profit organization founded on the premise that the values instilled through rowing, paired with academic support, provide a strong foundation for success in college and beyond. Our core rowing program serves high school student-athletes from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds with a high dosage, year-round rowing and academic and personal development program. 

We serve student-athletes at two sites (Queens and Manhattan) and will be growing to 350 athletes over the next three years. We provide excellent resources for our youth (such as academic enrichment, mentoring, and social work support) so that we are able to support their holistic development and help them meet challenges off the water as well as on. Our goal is to ensure that 100% of our young people graduate high school and are successful in college or alternative post-secondary plan. Learn more at www.rownewyork.org 


Position Summary:

A Senior Coach manages and runs the activities of high school student athletes under the supervision and guidance of the Head Coach. The Senior Coach is responsible for a team of up to 20 student athletes and assists with the supervision of part-time assistant coaches. 

An excellent candidate has at least three years of rowing experience (high school, club or collegiate), has coached rowing and has experience working with diverse populations. The candidate will be inspired by and capable of developing the potential of every rower. For RNY this means growing a community of respect, inclusion, and belonging within which our youth focus on developing and practicing:

  • Teamwork 
  • Physical and mental strength
  • An understanding of self and the value of one’s own worth
  • Tenacity and ambition
  • Healthy, diverse social relationships

The Queens teams serve girls and gender non-conforming youth. Manhattan teams are co-ed.

This position is at our Manhattan rowing site located in Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Supervision
  • Assist in supervising part-time assistant coaches with consistent, helpful feedback
  • Assist or lead professional learning experiences for coaches as appropriate
  • Support a positive boathouse culture for youth and staff


  • Youth Rowing
  • Assist the Head Coach in building a culture that supports youth development and performance on and off the water 
  • Assure all aspects of rowing safety (on-water and within/around the boathouse)
  • Teach rowers technique, competition, and teamwork
  • Coordinate swim lessons and swim tests
  • Ensure timely collection and tracking of all participant data
  • Work collaboratively with social work and academic staff, as well as parents 
  • Regularly communicate with and support participants outside of practice 
  • Engage in new participant recruitment and outreach


  • Boathouse Operations
  • Assist with minor repairs, rigging and general boathouse maintenance
  • Assist in the preparations and logistics for scrimmages and regattas


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of rowing experience and a demonstrated passion for the sport
  • Minimum 1.5 years coaching rowing (youth or collegiate rowing) or 3-4 years competitive collegiate rowing experience
  • Experience supervising or training staff strongly preferred
  • An understanding of positive youth development principles
  • Ability to provide an inclusive, and equitable experience for all youth and staff
  • Ability to communicate directly as well as provide and receive candid feedback 
  • Proactive problem-solver who demonstrates initiative and strong organizational skills
  • Understanding of boathouse operations and rowing equipment
  • Must be available to work evenings and Saturdays as well as some holidays
  • Clean driver’s license, experience driving a 12-15 passenger van and/or shell trailer, preferred


Compensation and Benefits:

RNY is committed to paying our staff competitively and equitably. We provide excellent benefits that support a healthy “work-life” balance. Our benefits include:

  • Affordable and high-quality health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Fully paid parental leave
  • Minimum of 25 paid PTO days per year plus paid holidays


HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter explaining the reasons you are interested in and qualified for the position and a resume to coaching@rownewyork.org. Please specify “Manhattan Senior Coach” in the subject line of your email. Only applicants asked to interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. 


Row New York is an equal opportunity employer. We are firmly committed to affirmative action and strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veteran, older and candidates with disabilities to apply. We appreciate all applicants, but please be advised that our capacity allows us to only respond to those best qualified for the position.

Job Title: Senior Coach (Manhattan)

Job Type: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Salaried

Supervisor: Head Coach 


About Us: 

Row New York (RNY) is a non-profit organization founded on the premise that the values instilled through rowing, paired with academic…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2022

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits:

RNY is committed to paying our staff competitively and equitably. We provide excellent benefits that support a healthy “work-life” balance. Our benefits include:

  • Affordable and high-quality health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Fully paid parental leave
  • Minimum of 25 paid PTO days per year plus paid holidays

Compensation and Benefits:

RNY is committed to paying our staff competitively and equitably. We provide excellent benefits that support a healthy “work-life” balance. Our…

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter explaining the reasons you are interested in and qualified for the position and a resume to coaching@rownewyork.org. Please specify “Manhattan Senior Coach” in the subject line of your email. Only applicants asked to interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. 


Row New York is an equal opportunity employer. We are firmly committed to affirmative action and strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veteran, older and candidates with disabilities to apply. We appreciate all applicants, but please be advised that our capacity allows us to only respond to those best qualified for the position.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter explaining the reasons you are interested in and qualified for the position and a resume to coaching@rownewyork.org. Please specify “Manhattan…

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