Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

August 6, 2018

PT Novice Rowing Coach

Position title: PT Novice Rowing Coach


Name of organization: Seattle University Men’s Crew




Position description:

The team is a club program that is continually growing and becoming highly competitive. The ideal candidate should have competitive rowing and/or coaching experience as well as demonstrated organizational and communication skills.



The ideal candidate is someone who needs to fulfill volunteer hours for his or her graduate program. If you don’t need such, we are able to pay, DOE.


Time commitment:

Practice Times: Starting in late-September through the end of the season in early June, the expected Novice practice schedule is

  • Weekdays: 6:15 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Saturdays: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Minimum Requirements:

  • Sweep and sculling experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • USRowing Level II certification (preferred)
  • Ability to obtain current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Safe boating license/ability to drive a motorized launch and other certifications as Necessary
  • Communicate and work effectively with the Recreational Sports Department, other coaches and rowers of various skill levels



  • Educate rowers on proper rowing technique and responsibilities, and promote safety on and off the water
  • Work with head coach to develop coaching strategies
  • Develop workout plans and facilitate practices
  • Assist in development and implementation of crew’s goals
  • Travel and supervise with team to regattas, must have drivers license and good driving record and be able to drive the team trailer
  • Perform basic maintenance and set-up of club boats, equipment, and boathouse
  • Attend all officer meetings and other duties as assigned
  • Maintain contact with alumni for future support and donation opportunities


Start date: Late September


End date: Early June



Seattle University and Lake Union Crew Boathouse


How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume including previous rowing and coaching experience to Chloe Farison, President of Seattle University Men’s Crew, at


Supervisor contact info:

Nichole Martin