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Director of Rowing – Wildnerness School SA

Since its establishment in 1884, Wilderness School has been at the forefront of girls’ education.  A South Australian non-denominational day and boarding school from Early Learning to Year 12, Wilderness School understands and caters to the needs of individuals, enabling each student to be the best that she can be. To realise this mission, our staff are expected to aspire to a similar level of personal and professional excellence.


Wilderness School is seeking to appoint a highly accomplished and passionate Director of Rowing to oversee the strategic and visionary leadership of the Wilderness Rowing Club. The Director of Rowing is responsible for the coordination of the School’s rowing program and will engage with multiple stakeholders to ensure a successful program that develops individuals and crews to their full potential.


For a copy of the Position Description, please visit the School’s website at or you can view the Job Ad via Seek.


For a confidential discussion regarding the position, please contact Sharon Kennedy, Human Resources Manager on (08) 8343 1081 or alternatively you may email [email protected]


Applications close:  Monday 4th November 2019 

State Pathway Coordinator – Rowing VIC

Victorian Pathway Program (VPP), is the joint management committee of Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) and Rowing Victoria (RV) that delivers the pathway for rowing in Victoria.

RV is responsible for the overall management, promotion and development of the sport and represents nearly 90 affiliated rowing clubs and 8,000 competitive and recreational members throughout the state. VIS delivers athlete management to all categorised athletes identified in the pathway program.

The VPP is looking to appoint a full-time State Pathway Coordinator who will be directly responsible for the successful delivery of campaigns focusing on underage athlete and coach pathways and the development of underage activities.

This is a 12 month maternity leave replacement role commencing December/ January.

To apply, or to get more information, head to:


Head Coach – Bairnsdale RC

Bairnsdale Rowing Club (BRC) is a vibrant rowing club in Eastern Victoria, Australia, situated on the Mitchell River. The recipient of the 2018 Rowing Australia Club of the Year for boosting participation of rowing in the local community, BRC is seeking to appoint a Head Coach to improve the standard of rowing at the club, and enable the club to continue to grow its membership numbers. Our current membership consists of Juniors, Seniors, and Masters rowers, and we have had some success, with representation in the Victorian State Women’s Masters crew, and have regularly attended the National Championships through representation in Junior events.

In previous years, the Head Coach position has been held by applicants who have travelled to Australia on a two year working holiday visa, after completing their tertiary studies.

This position is ideally tailored for someone who would like to pursue a career in becoming a rowing coach, with previous Head Coaches going onto coaching careers in New Zealand and the United States.

The Head Coach position offers a successful applicant the opportunity to:

  • Experience rowing in another country
  • Meet and network leading school, club and university coaches in Victoria
  • Attend coaching seminars and clinics run by Rowing Victoria and Rowing Australia
  • Travel to regattas throughout Victoria and interstate
  • Receive direct mentoring from the Director of Rowing at Gippsland Grammar School (GGS) – the local rowing school (BRC collaboratively works with GGS and regularly competes in composite events with them).

BRC seeks a coach who is:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to work with the BRC committee towards further developing the club
  • Excited to work with rowers of all ages and abilities
  • Well organised
  • Willing to learn

In order to facilitate this position BRC will pay all coaching related expenses, alongside providing a vehicle for the successful applicants own use, billeted “guest” accommodation from club members, and will help find local employment.

To apply, or for more information, please contact the Club Captain – Tim Hamilton on [email protected]