Westover School is looking for an assistant coach, for the 2019 spring season which begins at the end of March and extends through May. The candidate should have relevant experience coaching at the high school or college level and/or a successful personal background in competitive rowing.
Practices take place 5/6 days a week always in the afternoons. Entering our 6th season, we are continuing to develop the program.
Duties include all aspects of team organization, including practice planning and working closely with the head coach. Additional responsibilities include driving a coaching launch with an understanding of boating rules/safety. We are looking for an enthusiastic coach who will teach the basics of the rowing stroke to novice rowers and prepare more experienced rowers for competition, while also maintaining a fun and welcoming environment. The coach will have direct daily interaction and work with up to two coxed fours.
Assume responsibility for safely and effectively coaching Westover School rowers on Lake Quassapaug, as well as off the water training.
Pass background check and other references, as needed.
Westover School is an all-girls' boarding and day school, grades 9-12. We are committed to providing a college preparatory education in a small community atmosphere that emphasizes student-adult interaction. Westover, through program and faculty, endeavors to develop in each student the confidence and strength to shape her own life - to become the best that she can be.
We celebrate diversity of all kinds and are committed to creating an inclusive culture built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop and retain talented people from all backgrounds. Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Westover School is a girls' boarding and day school, grades 9-12. It is located in Middlebury, CT, 3/4 hour from New Haven and 1 1/2 hours from New York City. For more information, see our website at www.westoverschool.org.
About Westover School
Westover School is an all-girls' boarding and day school, grades 9-12. We are committed to providing a college preparatory education in a small community atmosphere that emphasizes student-adult interaction. Our faculty has been chosen not only for their scholarship but also because they are people who share several fundamental moral concerns: a belief in passing on to young women their own enthusiasm for learning, a sense of beauty, a compassion for others, and a commitment to educating students of diverse backgrounds. Westover, through program and faculty, endeavors to develop in each student the confidence and strength to shape her own life - to become the best that she can be.
Westover School is located in Middlebury, CT; 45 minutes from New Haven, 1 1/2 hours from New York City, and 2 hours from Boston.