Mossbourne Federation Assistant Coach

LYR are recruiting an Assistant Rowing Coach for the Mossbourne Federation Rowing Programme. This is an exciting full time role which includes both on-water and gym based coaching, working with a range of athletes from beginners through to those with high performance ambition.

You will be based at the Royal Docks Adventure for on-water sessions, and Mossbourne Community Academy (MCA) or Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy (MVPA) for gym and land training sessions. As an employee of London Youth Rowing (LYR), the Assistant Coach will report to the Head Coach at MCA, working in a team of three alongside another Assistant Coach already in post. The successful candidate will be driven, confident and excited about supporting young rowers achieve their goals to the highest standard.


  • Delivering training sessions set by the Head Coach
  • Coaching LYR participants at their appropriate level of rowing ability, creating a fun and safe environment to encourage development
  • Working independently and in a team with other LYR coaches
  • Maintaining LYR administration tasks relevant to your session
  • Helping manage and maintain LYR equipment
  • Attending Regattas and Events as necessary


  • Minimum Level 2 Rowing Coaching qualification
  • Trailer driving license and experience desirable
  • Launch driving qualification (RYA Level 2 or equivalent) and experience essential
  • First Aid desirable
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children certificate desirable

Download the full job description pack, here.

To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience, and reasons for wanting to take on this role to [email protected] using the subject line: Mossbourne Assistant Coach Application.

Deadline for application: 5pm on Thursday 30th April 2020

The Mossbourne Federation and LYR are both equal opportunity employers. We have a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both service delivery and in the employment of people and expects all their employees and volunteers to understand and promote this policy in their work.

Application Dates: From Wednesday 22nd April 2020 to Thursday 30th April 2020

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