Chief Coach of Women and Lightweights Cambridge University Rowing

Chief Coach of Women and Lightweights Cambridge University Rowing

The search is on for a high performing coach to fill a newly expanded role at the heart of Cambridge University Rowing.  This is an exciting role for a coach who wishes to work with and develop highly ambitious student athletes to compete on a global stage in the biggest university sporting event in the world.

Reporting to the Chair of the Performance Advisory Group, the new role of Chief Coach of Women and Lightweights will oversee the year-round development and performance programme for the open-weight women, lightweight men and women, 4 Boat Race Crews who race in the Tideway Boat Races and the Henley Boat Races.

The Chief Coach of Women and Lightweights will be responsible for providing strategic leadership, high-level coaching and will build on our development pathway for those new to rowing at university.  The Chief Coach will lead a highly professional team of Coaches and Support Staff all supported by our Administrator.

Being part of Cambridge University Rowing brings positive life changing experiences for everyone involved. It is important the Chief Coach has the leadership skills necessary to enable our students to develop on and off the water in a supportive high performance environment.  We value a coaching team who enable the student rowers to balance demanding academic schedules alongside a high performance rowing programme.

The Club values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity.

The Club has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

For further information and a full Job Description, please email Siobhan Cassidy via

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your application by email to Siobhan Cassidy, Chair of the CUWBC Executive Committee, at

Please enclose a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) and references (no more than three) with your email application.  We will not contact referees without your permission.

The closing date for applications is 25th May 2018

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