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Head Rowing Coach

Waikato Paid position

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St John's College Hamilton
Applications Close
30 September
Date Listed
04 June

St John’s College is one of Waikato’s leading secondary schools. It prides itself on preparing young men for life. With a roll of 750, from Year 9 to Year 13, it is built on the Marist tradition, and emphasises family spirit, promoting an environment where students are well looked after with a strong sense of community.

St John’s College is seeking an excellent and dedicated head coach to help grow our College’s depth of talent and develop a positive rowing culture in the school.

St John’s College Rowing Committee expects to have around 25-30 rowers for the 2019/2020 season. We have a small but successful programme which is growing from strength to strength, building on from great success at last season’s Maadi Cup. We are keen to strive for success in rowing, as well as advance rowing in the school.

Are you that person who could continue to improve the programme?

This role could suit an up and coming young coach, or an experienced coach who wants to pass on their knowledge in order to grow rowing in a great culture at St John’s College.

If you are keen to be a great role model for our young rowing men; to develop and advance rowing at our College; and be part of a committed, enthusiastic programme, then we want to hear from you.

The successful applicant will have rowing experience either as a coach, or be an experienced rower with a strong technical background coupled with a desire to move into coaching. Essential skills for this role include being: a good comunicator and a well-organised reliable individual.We will consider applications from individuals or expressions of interest from coaching teams.

The role is supported by:

  • Teacher in Charge of Rowing for St Johns College;
  • support coaches
  • a committed parent rowing committee.

Of course, in line with the dedication that goes with rowing, the successful applicant will be required to attend regattas, training camps, training sessions, and supervise daily training.

For the 2019/2020 season, which includes Maadi Cup in Twizel next year, the range of payment for this contracted role will depend on experience and qualifications.

The successful applicant will be required to under go a Police Vetting procedure as part of School policy.

St John’s College rowing is affiliated to the Waikato Rowing Club and is based at Grantham St, in Hamilton.

If you would like a detailed position descriptions or have any questions about the programme, please contact Justin Marsh (details below).

Applications for this role are being sought now, until Monday, 22 July, 2019 5pm. Please apply for this position now to Justin Marsh, Chairman SJC Rowing Parent Committee via

Email: marshgj@xtra.co.nz

Mobile: 0276466750