The Richmond Hill Canoe Club (RHCC) is hiring an Assistant Coach. RHCC was established over 25 years ago and has a strong competitive sprint racing history with many National Champions and National Team members as well as an Olympian We are commencing the fourth year of a rebuilding phase with many of our U17 athletes receiving medals at the National Championships last year along with 3 of our athletes qualifying for the international Olympic Hopes regatta in Hungary.
The Assistant Coach will report to the Head Coach and work together on programming for the training groups. The Assistant Coach will directly coach the beginner youth paddlers (Racing Development group) as well as the Intermediate youth group along with the less-experienced Masters paddlers. There may also be some coverage of the Advanced or High Performance youth groups alongside the Head Coach.
Experience with teaching kayaking and canoeing at the beginner and intermediate level is strongly preferred. The ability to work with and motivate a wide range of athletes from youth to adult in a positive environment is essential. Responsibilities will include planning workouts and running practices both on water and dry land. The Assistant Coach will also attend regattas with paddlers in their programs.
Hours are approximately 30 hours per week May through September.
The number of hours and the scheduling of the hours can possibly be flexible depending on the Assistant Coach’s availability.
Pay will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications and Skills:
· ELCC Certification
· Previous coaching experience
· CPR, Standard First Aid certification
· Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card
· Acceptable Vulnerable Sector Screening
· National Lifeguard Service would be an asset, but minimum Red Cross Swim Kids Level 6 is required
Interested candidates who would like more information or want to submit a cover letter and resume can do so at: email@example.com
Application deadline: March 1st, 2017