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Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017 2:05 PM


PNRA/Mercer seeks novice assistant coaches for its Fall 2017 Novice Rowing Program. This is the introductory rowing program for 8-11th grade to prepare young athletes to successfully perform at the Varsity level.

The novice fall program runs from September 9th – November 17th, 2017.
Novices practice from 4:00 – 6:00 pm Monday – Friday. This position is part-time with the possibility of extending employment to Spring and Summer Programs

The Mercer Rowing Club is nationally recognized (PNRA/Mercer was the 2011 and 2015 USRowing Club of the Year) and has over 190 athletes from over 39 area schools.
Responsibilities will include:
•Working under the direction of the Director of Rowing Programs and the Head Coach to develop a nationally competitive team, and facilitating the technical, physical, and mental/emotional development of our junior athletes.
•Effectively communicating with athletes, parents, and coaches to facilitate the details necessary to running a successful program.
•Personally oversee both on-water and land practices.
•Preparing athletes to compete regattas.
•Supervising Mercer Junior athletes at the Caspersen boathouse and regattas
•Maintaining and caring for training facilities and equipment, including functions essential to the operation of our rowing programs.

Successful candidates for this position will demonstrate:

•Excellent organizational and communication skills
•Ability to motivate and inspire athletes
•Ability to work collaboratively with other coaches to coordinate training and equipment schedules
•The desire to build a career as a professional coach, and continue development through coaching education.

Positions report to the PNRA/Mercer Programs Director. Pay competitive with similarly structured programs.

Coaches must possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification, boating license and pass a background check. USRowing Level 2 Coaching certification preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to

Princeton National Rowing Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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