Coral Gables, Florida
Apr 02, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Assistant Coach, Women's Rowing is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in the overall development and implementation of the Women's Rowing program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


Assist the Head Coach at all practices and competitions;

Direct one or more division area(s) (i.e. 3V, novice), as assigned, including:

  • Schedule, plan, and implement practices
  • Coordinate with training room staff for athlete’s injury treatment and prevention
  • Coordinate with strength and conditioning staff for students strength program
  • Coordinate with compliance staff for students’ compliance with Departmental, Institutional, Conference, and NCAA rules

Communicate with students in matters relating to the rowing program

Support and implement the Head Coach’s philosophy

Recruiting Assist in both on-campus and off-campus recruiting, including:

  • scout and evaluate prospective student athletes – domestically and internationally
  • Maintaining contact with prospective students-rowers as assigned
  • Traveling to competitions and recruiting events to identify and evaluate prospective student-rowers
  • Plan and coordinate official and unofficial visits for prospective student athletes
  • Work directly with the Head Coach to plan and coordinate scholarship money allocations
  • Assisting in the design and implementation of the on-campus recruiting strategy for novice rowers
  • Maintaining up-to-date records regarding individual recruiting
  • Strict adherence to all department, university, ACC, and NCAA compliance rules


Assist with program travel operations as needed

Assist with program business operations as needed including, but not limited to:

  • Budget maintenance
  • Purchasing
  • Liaising with the Equipment Office regarding apparel
  • General clerical duties
  • activities in compliance with Departmental, Institutional, Conference, and NCAA policies

Rules Compliance

Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, NCAA, Atlantic Coast Conference, and University of Miami policies and procedures


Additional duties as assigned by the Head Coach

Represent the University of Miami, the Department of Athletics, and the Rowing Program in a professional and ethical manner

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and one year coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level and/or national team level. Previous recruiting experience preferred. Strong commitment to working within the NCAA Rules and guidelines and a commitment to the academic goals of the University of Miami. The candidate must have strong organizational, communication and public relations skills. Preferred

Qualifications: Top level collegiate, club or international rowing or coxing experience.

Apply online. Position #P00013698

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