Seeclub Stansstad, Switzerland – Director of Rowing

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 initiative.

Additional expectations include:

  • relocation (with organisational support from the club)
  • motor boat licence OR motivation to pursue full-licensing
  • trailer driving licence
  • 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 initiatives
  • conveniently located between the city of Lucerne (Rotsee) and the National Training Center in Sarnen – for coach development opportunities and access to world class rowing
  • 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 😉


  • flexible start time but ideally before Aug/Sep 2022
  • transition phase with Helena (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.

Tell us about yourself via 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 Tuesday 15th March 2022 to Friday 15th April 2022

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