Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club – Rowing Coach

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is looking for high calibre individual to fill the position of Rowing Coach. This position will report directly to the Head Rowing Coach.

The successful candidate will have duties as below:

  1. Develop and organise RHKYC rowing programmes with the Head Rowing Coach.
  2. Lead, direct and execute RHKYC the Youth Development Program.
  3. Be actively involved in coaching all other RHKYC rowing programmes along with the Head Rowing Coach including: Schools Programme, Adult Novice Rowing Course, Adult Development Rowing Course, Youth Summer Rowing Camps, Private Rowing Lessons.
  4. To be on duty at Middle Island, Kellet Island and Shek Mun, Shelter Cove and any other destination when necessary. This position includes weekend and holiday work, as well as some early mornings.
  5. Actively participate in any other coaching at all levels and in all programs.
  6. Evaluate all aspects of RHKYC rowing programs on an ongoing basis and formally present evaluations to respective committees with the Head Coach.
  7. Organize coaching clinics and recruit individuals to attend these clinics.
  8. Organize regular safety refresh sessions for all RHKYC rowing coaches.
  9. To roster, manage and mentor junior and part-time Rowing Instructors.
  10. Ensure coaches are properly informed and motivated by providing direction, leadership and acting as a mentor.
  11. Review the RHKYC Rowing safety policy quarterly with the Head Rowing Coach.
  12. Actively promote the best interests of RHKYC Rowing with external parties, members and participants through relationship management.
  13. To assist with planning and execution of RHKYC Rowing and Paddle Sport competitions
  14. To be responsible for organising repair and maintenance of all RHKYC rowing/coaching equipment.
  15. To be proactive in organising the repair and maintenance of RHKYC rowing/coaching equipment on an ongoing basis.
  16. To perform such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Head Rowing Coach.


  • Recognised rowing coaching qualification (at least HKCRA/ UKCC Level 1 or equivalent).
  • Over 5 years’ rowing experience at a high level (high school, university or club).
  • Over 3 years’ coaching experience (university, juniors and novices an advantage).
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.  Spoken Chinese or Mandarin is an advantage.
  • Current First Aider and holder of HK Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 2 Qualification.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Club offers an excellent benefits package including competitive salary, development pathway, good – friendly ambitious working environment.

Applicants should forward their C.V. and expected remuneration in confidence to the Human Resources Manager, RHKYC, Kellett Island, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or email [email protected]

Application Dates: From Thursday 29th September 2022 to Monday 31st October 2022

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