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The following positions are open at Minneapolis Rowing Club.


The Minneapolis Rowing Club (MRC), an active and diverse club of ~330 members with a strong national presence, is seeking coaches for both the men's and women's masters programs. Winners of the 2011 Masters Nationals and 2012/2014 Women’s Masters Nationals Team titles,  Top 2 finish in 2018/2019 Master Nationals and Master Worlds.

MRC is home club to a number of college, club and international medalists, MRC is situated on the Mississippi River with 4.5 miles of continuous rowing.

MRC operates on a “Canadian” model, with programming beginning mid-April and running through Head of the Charles. While not the sole criteria, the preferred candidate(s) would work within this timeframe.

The ideal candidate(s) will:
-Fulfill coaching needs, to potentially include: men’s and women’s competitive (regional/national) masters programs, adult novice and development programs, and/or sculling-specific programming
-Attend regional and national regattas as requested
-Attend meetings, file reports, and assist with minor repairs and regatta setup and operation as needed
-Adhere to club tenants of camaraderie, health, safety, sportsmanship and achievement

    Preferred requirements:
    -USRowing Level II or equivalent
    -CPR/First Aid/Boating Safety/USRowing SafeSport certifications (reimbursable)
    -Minimum 1-year dedicated sculling coaching or high-quality sculling experience
    -Willingness to work under supervision, adhere to club rules and standards, and contribute to the welfare of members and efficient operation of the club
    -Must hold valid US driving license
    -Ability to rig private/club boats
    -Understanding/compliance with USRowing and MRC safety standards.

    -Coaches are paid a flat rate for each 2.5hr session coached, with a goal of 6-10 sessions/week; rate determined by experience and other qualifications. 
    -Eligible for club membership/use of club equipment.
    -Other work or coaching outside of MRC is allowed.


    Please submit resumes to


Physical Address (not mailing)
2968 West River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Mailing Address
PO Box 583102
Minneapolis, MN 55458
Club Administrator
Jen Sowins
(612) 469-7999
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 On site phone for emergencies only:
 (612) 729-1541

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