Jesus Men's Head Coach Advertisement

PostJesus Men's Head Coach Advertisement
AuthorRobert Strachan
robert.strachan@jesus
Posted At11:45, 7th Sep 2017
2 weeks ago
Jesus College Boat Club (Oxford) seeks a coach for the menís squad for the academic year 2017-18, to start on the 1st October Ė ideally to coach all crews or splitting the job between the first boat and other crews.

Background
- Strong group of returners, with high commitment and ambition off the back of a very successful 2016-2017 season. M1: Blades in Eights and Torpids, IWL overall winners, Nephthys Regatta winners. Third in the Metropolitan Cup, Metropolitan Regatta 2017 (6:06). Participated in HRR qualification. Strong and highly placed M2 and M3 crews with high commitment promised for next year. Great strength in depth throughout squad.
- Wish to continue success of last few years, M1 rising in Division 1 in Torpids (currently 11th) and moving into Division 1 in Summer Eights (currently 2nd in Division 2);
- Well-equipped boathouse and boats with full set of ergometers, sliders and weights.

Requirements
- To start on 1st October for pre-Michaelmas Term training camp (Oxford, tbc)
- Train and select the menís boats throughout the year
- Michaelmas:
- Train M1 for Fairbairns, select crews for IWL, train novices for Christchurch Regatta
- Hilary:
- Attend pre-Hilary training camp in January, usually on the Tideway (tbc)
- Train and select crews for Torpids
- Head of the River Race and possibly one other head race after Torpids
- Trinity:
- Attend pre-Trinity training camp (location tbc)
- Train and select crews for Eights
- Metropolitan regatta, possibly Marlow, and HRR qualification all post-Eights

Details
- Previous coaching experience desirable
- Highly competitive monthly salary, paid according to hours agreed.
- Although overseeing the whole menís squad is preferred, there is flexibility to split the job if necessary between coaching the first boat (M1) and coaching the other crews.

Applications together with details of rowing/coaching experience to robert.strachan@jesus.ox.ac.uk
by 25th September.