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Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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Simon Fraser University Rowing Coach

The Simon Fraser University Rowing Team is looking to hire an additional coach to join their crew for the upcoming Fall 2018 season. The Simon Fraser University Rowing Club has the objective to support, promote, and advance the sport of rowing within both the university and surrounding community. Based out of Burnaby Lake, SFU Rowing is a competitive program which continues to develop elite athletes that compete on both the provincial and national levels. As a team we also compete within Canada and the United States to attend highly competitive regattas.

Responsibilities:
General
-Attend practice each morning, approximately 5 days a week. 5:15am to 7:45am at Burnaby Lake or 6:30am -8:00 am at SFU fitness centre
-Be available at least once a month for a coaches meeting with SFU rowing executive team
-Assist athletes in conflict resolution if it cannot first be solved by the athletes or the team captains
-Communicate with athletes by maintaining a yearly calendar
-Ensure all safety equipment is up to date and legal
-Ensure all equipment is equipped and fixed in a timely manner, and if unable, delegate accordingly
-Keep itemized inventory of all things that need repair and all equipment

Practice
-Come up with semester training plans for athletes for on + off water sessions
-Provide regular, on-water feedback to rowers individually and to the crew as a whole.
-Create the training schedule and coordinate with the other coaches so athletes get the most out of their practice time
-Respect athletes, foster environment of respect amongst athletes and coaches
-Promote team mission statement and foster positive team environment

Regatta
-Enrol SFU Crew in regattas
-Schedule and complete all required matrices for boat orders
-Arrange boat orders for athletes
-Arrange for equipment transportation
-Work with executive team and other coaches to create yearly regatta plan

Requirements:
-Hold a valid PCOC licence
-Have previous collegiate rowing experience
-Knowledgeable about rowing equipment
-Knowledge of contemporary, competitive rowing techniques.
-Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
-Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and work collaboratively with USC staff and student-athletes.
-Ability to learn quickly, understand, and commit to SFU Rowing
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