Molesey Boat Club: Assistant Junior Head Coach

Responsible to: Junior Head Coach and through him to the Club Captain

The Assistant Junior Head Coach’s time is divided between coaching, planning, equipment repairs and other duties around the club. Depending on the time of year, the hours each week will vary. The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


The Junior Programme at Molesey Boat Club welcomes juniors starting in their third year (year 9) at secondary school through to 18 years old, and is designed to enable each athlete to progress to their personal best. Molesey Boat Club is committed to continuing to build upon the fantastic success that the Junior Programme has achieved over the past few years. The Assistant Junior Coach will work with the Head Junior Coach to deliver this exceptional programme at the club. A successful applicant will be ambitious and possess the necessary skills to enable junior athletes to develop both on and off the water, creating a supportive environment that promotes performance.


Competitive, and is dependent on experience and type of contract. All reasonable expenses will be covered.


●       Assisting in the overall delivery of the junior programme, with an emphasis on developing athletes throughout their junior rowing career.

●       Assist the Head Junior Coach in developing athletes targeting national events and selection for Great Britain Junior Teams.

●       Lead the J14&15-year group including designing and delivering training and session plans, crew formation, and technical development within the overall direction of the Head Junior Coach.

●       Lead the recruitment of novice juniors through the club’s successful Learn to Row programmes and through our schools community outreach endeavours.

●       Lead and communicate effectively as part of the Junior Coaching team and wider club coaching team.

●       Head the maintenance of the MBC junior and senior fleet, repairing and rigging as necessary.

●       Maintain an atmosphere of mutual support and respect.

●       Maintain appropriate standards of behaviour as an ambassador for Molesey Boat Club both on and off the water.

●       Ensuring that the clubs Safeguarding and Safety policies are adhered to whilst leading coached sessions.


●       Experience of working in a club/university/school programme.

●       Coaching qualification (minimum: UKCC Level 2 or international equivalent).

●       Full driving licence (preferably with the ability to tow trailers).

●       RYA Powerboat Level 2 or international equivalent (desirable)

●       Educated to Degree level (desirable)

Molesey Boat Club is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Applicants should send a CV and Covering Letter to Joel Cassells, Club Captain at: [email protected]

Closing date for this position is the 18th June. Interviews may be held before the closing date.

Application Dates: From Monday 7th June 2021 to Friday 18th June 2021

Stay up to date...

Get the latest rowing news, tips, event info and updates straight to your inbox.

Sign up now!

Love Rowing

British Rowing’s charitable foundation

Love Rowing supports projects to increase the accessibility of rowing. Donate today!

Find out more