Employment Opportunities


Bunbury Rowing Club | Head Coach

The Bunbury Rowing Club (Est. 1921) has a long and proud history, both within the local community and the national rowing fraternity. The club is looking to employ a full time coach to maintain the focus on increasing general club membership, rowing participation at all levels and improving on-water performance at state and national levels.

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

Essential Criteria

· Formal rowing qualification (Australian Level 2)

· Coached or rowed at a National Regatta Level (or international equivalent)

· Proficient in developing rowing techniques and athletic conditioning in athletes of varying ages, experience, and skills.

· Experience and ability to teach coxswain skills, sculling and sweep rowing.

· Excellent leadership and teaching skills. Must have a passion for the sport, and a desire to pass that on to others.

· Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with athletes, parents, other coaches, officials, and club volunteers.

· Ability to communicate effectively – orally, written and in person.

· Working With Children check

· Ability to manage and maintain club rowing equipment.

· Recreational Skippers Ticket (WA) (or commitment to acquire the qualification)


Desirable Criteria

· Australian Level 3 Accreditation or working towards

· Experience in the co-ordination, development and upskilling of club coaches.

· Experience in developing and executing junior to masters level development training programs, including strength and conditioning.


All applicants must be eligible to work in Australia permanently and be located or prepare to relocate to Bunbury, Western Australia.

An attractive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate with demonstrated experience in the required criteria.


Candidates are encouraged to register their interest by contacting the Bunbury Rowing Club President via email president@bunburyrowingclub.com for further information. Bunbury Rowing Club reserves the right to remove advertising and/or commence the selection process prior to the application close date of Friday 31 May 7pm WST.