Cambridge University Boat Club – Assistant Coach (Women’s Squad)

The new Assistant Coach will join the coaching team at CUBC and report directly to CUBC’s Women’s Chief Coach. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and have relevant experience as a coach or as a top-level athlete.

The Women’s Assistant Coach plays a key supporting role in preparing CUBC’s squad for the Boat Race, National Trials and summer regattas such as Henley Royal Regatta. The role includes specific responsibility for coaching Blondie, the women’s reserve crew.

Full details are contained in the Job Description.

The appointment is full time and based in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Candidates interested in the post should contact Patrick Ryan at [email protected], in order to initiate an informal, confidential discussion. Patrick will be available from Thursday 4th May.

Formal applications, including a CV and covering letter are to be made in writing to Alister Taylor, Executive Secretary of the CUBC, by email at [email protected] or by post at The Goldie Boathouse, Kimberley Road, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 1HJ, United Kingdom by 6pm UK time on Friday 19th May. Interviews or appointment to the position may take place before the advertised closing date.

Candidates must be able to work in the UK and the following competencies are desirable:

  •  Strong personal credibility and integrity; a figure for whom the athletes will want to win.
  •  Relevant success as a rower or cox competing at the highest level.
  •  Expert knowledge of the Tideway or competing in tidal conditions.
  •  Understanding of, and empathy with, the CUBC system. • Current driver’s licence

The Club is seeking to make a prompt appointment to this important role in order that the successful applicant join CUBC as close as possible to the commencement of the 2024 Boat Race programme in early September.

CUBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CUBC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, nationality, or any other basis. CUBC’s employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Application Dates: From Friday 5th May 2023 to Friday 19th May 2023

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