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Glendowie College Head Coach - Rowing

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Glendowie College
Applications Close
02 June
Date Listed
15 May

Glendowie College in Auckland is seeking a Head Coach to lead our highly successful school rowing programme.With a strong cohort group of rowers, coaches and support, the opportunity now exists for the right person to join Glendowie College and continue to grow the success of the sport for the school. The role is a paid position and reports to the Director of Sport.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A track record of high performance coaching success, demonstrating expertise in the technical aspects of rowing, fitness and conditioning, nutrition and motivation.
  • Proven experience coaching male and female teenagers with a passion for rowing and developing young adults.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be equally comfortable engaging with athletes, parents and school stakeholders.
  • Strong organisation skills and an ability to build a sustainable programme.

We have built a programme where the Head Coach can focus on enabling every athlete to compete with excellence, by sharing the load with a very engaged support structure.You will enjoy:

  • A highly engaged school community with the Principal and Director of Sport sitting on the Rowing Steering Committee.
  • A well organised and supportive parent community undertaking the logistics associated with running a large programme, led by a Parents’ Committee that includes a Rowing Squad Manager.
  • Effective funding mechanisms supporting equipment refresh and maintenance to deliver excellent equipment to train and compete in.
  • A well established and supportive coaching team.
  • A squad of between 50-60 young male and female athletes from novice to U18s.
  • Training facilities at Glendowie College and on-water from St Georges’ Rowing Club in Panmure on the Tamaki River, Auckland.

If this looks like the opportunity you are looking for, please send your CV and a covering letter to David James, Director of Sport at jam@gdc.school.nz.

Applications close at 5pm Sunday 2nd June 2019.You must be able to commence the role in Auckland from mid-late August 2019.