Posted: 10 April 2024

Scottish Rowing is seeking a full-time rowing coach to join our performance pathway coaching team. 

Contract: Full-time, fixed term until end of August 2025 (with the intention to extend subject to funding). Flexible start date is available (up until August 2024).

Location: Scottish Rowing Centre, Strathclyde Park, Motherwell, ML1 3ED. With regular travel across Scotland / UK.

Salary: £27-£30k (subject to experience)

Responsible To: Lead Performance Pathway Coach / Head of Performance and Pathways

Rowing has been one of Scotland’s leading Olympic sports over several cycles, consistently punching above its weight both domestically and internationally with Scottish rowers making up one fifth of Team GB at Tokyo 2020.

With the backing of sportscotland and British Rowing, Scottish Rowing is looking to build upon progress made over the past decade – acknowledging the development of university rowing in Scotland during this period - and evolve and diversify our performance pathway programme to meet current and future demands.

The postholder will play a pivotal role supporting the Lead Performance Pathway Coach to identify, recruit and develop new athletes with future Olympic, Paralympic or Commonwealth potential in the Performance Development Academy, whilst also supporting the day-to-day coaching operations of the wider Scottish Rowing Performance Pathway Programme. They will work to create more high-quality opportunities for talented individuals from all backgrounds to achieve their potential on the world stage and help to raise the bar at all levels across our rowing community.

This role would suit an ambitious volunteer or part-time rowing coach who is motivated for a full-time professional career in coaching. Experience of rowing and rowing coaching are essential. Significant personal development opportunities will be provided with the role.

Click here for a full job description and how to apply

For an informal and confidential discussion about this role please contact Lee Boucher, Scottish Rowing Head of Performance and Pathways by email at:

Applications for this position close at 11:59pm on Wednesday 8th May.

Interviews will be held in Glasgow / Strathclyde Park w/c 20th May.

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