Start Coach for the Yorkshire Start Programme

British Rowing is looking to appoint a Coach for the Yorkshire Start Programme which will be based in Leeds Rowing Club. Start is a Lottery funded programme through UK Sport and Sport England.

About the Role

The aim of the programme is to build the future of the GB Rowing Team by identifying and developing potential Olympians. At London 2012, five of GB’s ten Olympic champions in rowing were from World Class Start. In Rio, eleven World Class Start rowers represented GB at the Olympic Games and eight won medals – five gold, three silver. In Tokyo, Start rowers won a further three medals.

This is an excellent opportunity to coach rowers on a daily basis as part of an innovative and successful programme. The coach will be responsible for delivering the Start programme in Leeds including the recruitment, induction and development of rowers onto the Olympic pathway.

The Start programme in Leeds will form part of the Leeds City Rowing project, an exciting initiative involving a network of schools, universities and other local partners, designed to develop rowing participation across the city, and provide the opportunity for talented new rowers to progress through the GB Rowing pathway.

For full details including further responsibilities and necessary experience, please click here.

If you would like to discuss the details of this position, please contact Dan Harris, Senior Start Coach via email

Our offering

This will be a full-time role.



How to apply

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV alongside a covering letter to Head of HR

Interviews: Monday 25 April

Application closing date: Tuesday 19 April

Application Dates: From Friday 1st April 2022 to Tuesday 19th April 2022

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