Director of Rowing – Seeclub Stansstad

Seeclub Stansstad is seeking a head of rowing to lead recruitment initiatives and coach youth, recreational and performance sport in our small but mighty club in the heart of Switzerland.

You’re a match for this opportunity if you:

  • are passionate about rowing with a strong foundation in the sport
  • have coaching experience and it is part of your career path / long term vision
  • have developed and implemented recruitment strategies OR have experience in recruitment & retainment
  • believe in rowing as a lifetime sport and the inclusion of all age-groups and abilities as being central to your leadership philosophy and engagement initiatives

Additional expectations include:

  • relocation (with organizational support from the club)
  • motor boat license OR motivation to pursue full-licensing
  •  trailer driving license
  • coaching certificate

Non-requirements but assets:

  • German knowledge or willingness to learn
  • boat rigging and repairs experience OR curiosity

We offer:

  • one of the most spectacular rowing locations in the world
  • a newly renovated clubhouse and blank slate for you to build upon
  • a successful junior boys regatta squad (ranging from international – row 4 fun level)
  • a strong community of volunteers and resources you can leverage to further your
  • conveniently located between the city of Lucerne (Rotsee) and the National Training
    Center in Sarnen – for coach development opportunities and access to world class
  • a competitive salary with room for growth through self-driven initiatives

Bonus if:

  • you love the mountains → hiking, biking, cycling, skiing, xc skiing all at your fingertips
  • you love jumping in a beautifully clear lake after a hot coaching session
  • love cheese, chocolate and don’t mind paying 4 CHF for a really good coffee 😉


  • start time ideally as soon as possible or by agreement
  • transition phase with current coach

About the club:

  • founded in 1922
  • total of 200 members of every age and level
  • boat house built 1965, fully renovated in 2021

How to apply:

Tell us about yourself via this videoask link and follow the google forms link available at the end of the video to tell us more about yourself.

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Application Dates: From Friday 12th August 2022 to Monday 12th September 2022

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