Job Openings

If you would like to apply for any of the following positions, or if you know someone who might be a good candidate, please send us an email to [email protected].

Full-Time Position

Head Coach

Full-Time Position

Full time position with some administrative duties.

Required qualifications

  • 2+ years of coaching experience
  • Completion of the RCA Learn to Row Instructor’s Certification
  • RCA certified Active Coach credentials or be enrolled in and actively working on obtaining RCA Coach certification
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Valid emergency first aid training, including CPR
  • Transport Canada Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC) and be competent with operation of coach boats
  • Upon hire, the successful candidate will be required to provide an up-to-date Criminal Record Check.
    • A Vulnerable Sector Screen (VSS) is required of all coaches working with junior athletes. Individuals born after February 28, 1986 do not need to complete a VSS, even if they are working with minors.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Coach Learn to Row and Recreational programs
  • Organize and coordinate practice schedules and equipment allocation between different programs
  • Work with the volunteer board to organize, schedule and facilitate Learn-to-row programs
  • Assist in organizing and running a public ‘Try Rowing’ day
  • Developing training plans for on and off the water, attending and running practices, and attending regattas
  • Rig, Repair and maintain rowing equipment
  • Communicate with board regarding requirements for equipment
  • Coordinate with board, volunteers and assistant coaches to ensure all practices have safety boat coverage
  • Work to improve technique and skills for all program participants through regular contact with each member and, where appropriate, through video
  • Ensure that all rowers are made to feel part of their program by monitoring their progress and providing feedback and comments
  • Follow the Club’s safety rules and procedures
  • Wear a lifejacket or PFD while operating the coach boat and always have the engine kill cord attached to you
  • Ensure that all rowers follow KRC’s safety rules and procedures

Renumeration dependant on qualifications

To apply, send your resume and cover letter. References required upon hire.