Lead Coach – Beach Sprints, England Rowing (Home International Rowing Beach Sprints)
📣 The Role
In the voluntary role of Lead Coach – Beach Sprints, you will lead the England Beach Sprint Team and create a positive environment that encourages all team members to learn from the experience.
👋 About you
We are looking for a dynamic Lead Coach to lead both our Senior & Junior athletes and coaches at the Home International Rowing Beach Sprints. You’ll be an effective communicator able to inspire and enable both coaches and athletes to perform to the best of their potential at the regatta.
Experience of Beach Sprints is desirable but not essential. However, knowledge and experience of coaching and developing a team of athletes and coaches in a high-performance environment is. You will advise the Team Manager in the selection of the Beach Sprint Team and have experience in coaching and managing athletes as well as coaches in a high-performance environment.
You can find the full role description here.
🚣 About us
We are the governing body for rowing, responsible for supporting grassroots rowing in England and the selection of England Teams for Home International Rowing events and Commonwealth Competitions. We also manage the selection of the GB Rowing Team ready for the Olympics, Paralympics and other international competitions.
British Rowing is committed to growing all forms of the sport. Delivering an inclusive pathway that allows athletes from a diverse range of backgrounds to reach their potential is just part of our work towards achieving this goal.
🏁 About the Home International Rowing Beach Sprints
The Home International Rowing Beach Sprints is a new event with the four “Home Nations” of England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland competing. The event is building off the rich history of its sister event the Home International Rowing Regatta, which has seen many Olympians racing for their first international representation. We hope the Home International Rowing Beach Sprints will create a clear pathway onto Great Britain and Ireland national teams in the decades to come.
🙌 Our offer:
The position of Lead Coach – Beach Sprints, England Rowing (Home International Rowing Beach Sprints) is a voluntary position. As part of our offer to you, you’ll be given British Rowing Coach membership and you’ll be supported through opportunities to gain experiential learning. For example, this may include joining British Rowing Coaches Question Time or access to other professional development. The role is voluntary, reasonable expenses will be covered by British Rowing.
To apply please complete this application form and send it to our HR Manager, Kasia Szkatulska. No need to send in a CV or covering letter. Applications will close at 09:00 on March 18th but if you like the sound of the role make sure to get your application in straight away! To help us better understand who applies for roles with us at British Rowing please consider taking the time to complete this diversity questionnaire.
Interviews will take place via “Google Meet” on April 5th between 10:00 and 14:00.
If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion about the role you can contact Lucy Hart, The England Beach Sprint Team Manager who’d love to talk with you about answering any questions you have!
Application Dates: From Tuesday 8th February 2022 to Friday 18th March 2022