Jesus College Boat Club Men's Coach Vacancies

PostJesus College Boat Club Men's Coach Vacancies
AuthorBen Tucker
benjamin.tucker@jesus
Posted At10:25, 5th Jul 2018
11 weeks ago
Jesus College Boat Club (Oxford) seeks a coach for the men’s squad for the academic year 2018-19, starting on 1st October 2018. The club seeks applicants offering to coach either M1, or lower crews including novices. We shall also welcome applications from prospective coaches offering to coach all crews, so long as they are able to commit to the necessary hours.

Background
• The men of JCBC will be returning after a very successful 2017-2018 season: M1 bumped on every occasion in Torpids, and went +3 in Summer Eights. M1 now comfortably in Division 1 for both Torpids and Summer Eights. The crew have recently taken part in external regattas, such as Fairbairns regatta, head races on the Tideway, Met regatta and HRR. The boatclub also boasts a highly placed M2 crew, in Division 3 for both Torpids and Eights.
• For the coming season: M1 are looking to rise in Division 1 of Torpids (currently 9th) and in Division 1 of Summer Eights (currently 12th). M2 will be looking to consolidate their senior division status. On top of this, the men aim to compete in external regattas throughout the season.
• The club is well-resourced with a well-equipped boathouse an up to date fleet of boats and a full set of ergometers, sliders and weights.

Requirements
• To start on the 1st October for a pre-Michaelmas Term training camp (Oxford, tbc)
• Train and select the men’s 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 early January, usually on the Tideway (tbc)
• Train and select crews for Torpids
• Quintin Head and possibly one other head race before or after Torpids (such as HoRR)
Trinity:
• Attend pre-Trinity training camp (location tbc)
• Train and select crews for Eights
• Subject to the availability of the crew, competing in Metropolitan regatta, possibly Marlow, and HRR qualification (all post-Eights)

Details
• Previous coaching experience necessary, and evidence of successes as coach is desirable
• Competitive monthly salary, paid according to sessions agreed. The club is willing to between £25 and £30 per outing, with pay being dependent on level of experience.
• M1 will be undertaking a maximum of 7 outings per week, and M2/lower crews will be undertaking a minimum of 3 (maximum of 5) outings per week subject to novice intake

Applications should make clear whether the applicant is offering to coach all crews, or either MI or M2 and other crews, and contain details of previous rowing and coaching experience. Applications are to be sent to both
benjamin.tucker@jesus.ox.ac.uk
and matthew.taylor@jesus.ox.ac.uk
by the 14th July.