Row Ontario Seeks Assistant Coach for the Ontario Academy of Rowing
Announcement/ Sep 18

Row Ontario Seeks Assistant Coach for the Ontario Academy of Rowing

With the Ontario Academy of Rowing now in operation, Row Ontario is launching an extensive search to find an Assistant Coach for the Academy to work alongside head coach Dr. Amanda Schweinbenz.

The Ontario Academy of Rowing Assistant Coach will be responsible for leading the activities of the de-centralized athlete group (up to 50 athletes) and assisting with the centralized athlete group in a manner consistent with Row Ontario’s Vision, Mission and Values. The Assistant Coach will have the opportunity to contribute to creating an environment for success and performance and will play a role in the formation of the program from the ground up. This includes program design, athlete recruiting, assessment, monitoring initiatives, year-long training programs (YTP), Individual Athlete Performance Plans (IAPP), and training and racing opportunities. The Assistant Coach will lead the de-centralized athlete group and will work closely with the Ontario Academy of Rowing Head Coach, the Manager, High Performance and other Row Ontario Staff to deliver a Program of Excellence.

The Row Ontario Performance Centre (ROPC) opened in September 2020. The ROPC is home to the Ontario Academy of Rowing and Row Ontario’s proprietary regatta hosting initiatives. The ROPC is located in Welland, Ontario. The ROPC will also play host to Row Ontario Provincial Team training including the 2021 Canada Summer Games team. The Centre may also host RCA or foreign national teams during training or preparation camps.

Position Details:

Position Title: Assistant Coach, Ontario Academy of Rowing
Position advertising date: September 18, 2020.
Application Deadline: October 2, 2020 (Position will remain open until filled).
Position start date: November 1, 2020
Position term: Full time, Employee
Pay Level: $40,000 – $50,000; commensurate with experience, less statutory deductions. While workload will vary from month-to-month, pay will be issued equally twice a month for the duration of the contract.

Requirements for Applying:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Full Job Description – Assistant Coach, Ontario Academy of Rowing

Please forward your cover letter and resume in one document via email prior to Oct. 2, 2020 to Row Ontario at

Row Ontario is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. We will work with you to accommodate your needs in line with the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Should you require accommodation through the application or interview processes, or any stage of the recruitment process, please contact Row Ontario directly at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Row Ontario is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. Row Ontario welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.