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Rowing Performance Centre (RPC) Assistant Coach – Auckland

Auckland Fixed Term

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Auckland RPC
Applications Close
12 July
Date Listed
21 June

The Auckland Rowing High Performance Centre (RPC) is part of the Rowing NZ High Performance Programme. The main goal of the Auckland RPC is to select and develop aspiring young talent to move into the Rowing NZ High Performance Programme.

The primary objective of Rowing NZ is to foster and promote the sport of rowing in New Zealand in all its forms and classifications. One key area is the high performance programme for rowers who aspire to participate in international competition.

Rowing NZ’s vision is to be world leading. Through its High Performance Programme (HPP) it aims to produce world leading people and performances, ensuring that at every Olympic Games, New Zealand is the world’s leading rowing nation.

Rowing NZ has established a centralised High Performance Programme based at Lake Karapiro which is supported by four RPCs in order to achieve its mission to build and deliver the world’s leading high performance system, which delivers sustainable winning performances. The primary purpose of all four RPCs is to identify and develop pre-elite athletes capable of representing New Zealand.

Each RPC is a separate entity, with a management board to oversee the successful operation of the RPC in line with the Service Agreement with Rowing NZ. The Head Coach is employed by Rowing NZ to run all aspects of the daily operations, working closing with the RPC management board to fulfil its strategic objectives. The Assistant Coach role is a supporting coaching position within the RPC, under the direction of the RPC Head Coach.

Rowing NZ seeks to fill one vacancy within Auckland RPC. This role is a fixed term contract through to March 31st 2021 and based on a 30 hour working week. Working with the current team, the coach position is responsible for the daily coaching of identified athletes, implementation of a comprehensive training/competition program within Rowing NZ’s High Performance Programme, under the guidance of the RPC Head Coach.

Rowing coaches with proven experience in developing athletes, the ability to work as part of a team and the drive to achieve results are encouraged to apply. Coaches with age-group international experience an advantage. Current New Zealand based coaches are preferred, and the successful applicant must have the right to work in New Zealand.

For more information, to request a position description or to apply, please contact:

Michele Munro

High Performance Coordinator


The closing date for applications is 12 July.