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Senior Assistant Rowing Coach

Westlake Boys High School

Westlake Boys High School
Posted 4 days ago

Westlake Boys Rowing is based in Auckland on the North Shore. Westlake Boys Rowing has a strong rowing tradition. Our school is a great driving force, role model and support to the Rowing programme that has 60-70 competing boys, a school rowing sports academy and onsite fitness facilities to enable pursuit of performance and excellence.

Westlake rowing supports both the growth of our coaches and athletes.

Our mission is to: Build “Champions and Champion young men” through a culture people want to be a part of.

The Director of Rowing overseas the vision plan, culture and progressive development of the programme with support from TIC, coaches and parent run committee that aligns with school values.

There are dual sites to row: Lake Pupuke and Hobsonville Point with ample water and quiet waterways allowing options in most weather conditions.

The assistant coach will work alongside the Head Coach.

This is an opportunity for an experienced coach to work in a senior environment of 30 boys across U17/18 age groups.

You will also have full support from a parent committee, a teacher in charge and a collaborative coaching team who work together to build a 4 year progressive plan from novice to U18 level.

 

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about rowing and leads as a role model to inspire others
  • has a high level of commitment
  • has an eye and concept of the rowing stroke that aligns with the Westlake programme
  • enjoys and wants young people to grow as athletes and people
  • has a desire to see boys succeed on the water
  • wants to build further as a coach and is open to ongoing development
  • is a communicator and team player

The Role:

  • a commitment from September – March
  • coaching 4 water sessions a week (includes 1 weekend day)
  • working in a senior team with 2 other senior coaches
  • attend coach meetings
  • coach at a high technical level
  • contributes to driving a culture for excellence
  • attend regattas and camps, weekly trainings
  • bring their ideas and strengths to strengthen the programme

Please contact: Jo Shotter, WBHS Rowing Director

jso@westlake.school.nz

Interested Candidates to provide a covering letter and CV by 20 July.

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