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Job ID: 138798

Head Coach - Women's Rowing
Bryant University

Date Posted Feb. 18, 2020
Title Head Coach - Women's Rowing
University Bryant University
Smithfield, RI, United States
Department SPRT-Sports Club Admin
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics

Position Summary
This position reports to the Assistant Director of Athletics for Campus Recreation and is responsible for coaching, recruiting, and overall management of the Women’s Rowing program.

Principal accountabilities of the Women’s Rowing Head Coach include:


a. Oversee direct responsibility of the Rowing Program, including novice, Jr. Varsity, and Varsity programs.
b. Schedule, plan, attend, and implement all practices and regattas.
c. Assume administrative oversight of program operations: team travel details, equipment upkeep, rigging, and training programs.
d. Communicate effectively and serve as a mentor and coach with student athletes so that student athletes develop their full potential as individuals and athletes
e. Actively participate and assist team members and boosters in fundraising efforts, alumnae development, and serve as point person for some initiatives.
f. Supervise and mentor Assistant Coach(es).


a. Oversee and implement all aspects of the recruiting process.
b. Identify prospective student-athletes through scouting athletic events, film review, developing industry contacts, and analysis of various performance indicators.
c. Meet university established goals for number of applications and students enrolled
d. Evaluate talents, abilities and character of these prospects
e. Engage in communication with the prospects, parents, coaches, or other advisors
f. Work with the university’s admissions office

Maintenance and Repair:

a. Oversee direct responsibility of the fleet
b. Inspect shell/coach launch engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately
c. Conduct routine maintenance work aiming to boat functionality and longevity
d. Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues (e.g. leaks)


a. Coordinate program business operations including, but not limited to:
i. Budget maintenance
ii. Purchasing
iii. Travel
iv. General clerical duties
b. Coordinate with Assistant Athletic Director for Recreation with any budgetary items, travel plans, roster changes, etc.
c. Additional duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Recreation


  • Experience coaching Rowing at a collegiate level.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal/written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to evaluate sessions and provide feedback to members.
  • Must be First Aid/CPR certified
  • Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and the ability to drive truck and tow our shells to location of regattas and/or races

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to accommodate persons with disabilities.

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