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London Youth Rowing

We are a ground breaking sports charity that aims to develop young people through physical activity and to open access to rowing at all levels.

20 Jul 2022
Full Time
Closing date
3 Sep 2022

Role Purpose

As part of LYR’s coaching team, you will be working within a team of coaches that manage a network of schools and organisations across London. You will be responsible for managing the relationship that LYR have with a number of those schools and organisations at every level. Working with participants from a range of different backgrounds, you will be introducing them to the sport of rowing and encouraging them to get involved in physical activity. The sessions are run within both the schools and organisations but will also include sessions on water. You will often be working independently and remotely but need to maintain good, strong communication with your coaching team and support your colleagues closely both mentally and practically.


  • To build participation in our partner schools and participants to pre-determined and agreed goals and targets
  • To deliver engaging indoor rowing sessions to new and existing participants, building participation
  • To confidently lead ‘On the water’ rowing sessions for schools and learn to row courses. LYR can provide training for development and qualification needed.
  • To support and work alongside other LYR Staff in producing resources and videos to support schools and other organisations that LYR may work with.
  • Delivery of high quality coaching and good engagement with young people who may be at risk of dropping out of sport and physical activity
  • To develop strong relationships with each Partner School, specifically PE Teachers, Heads of Department and the Senior Management Team in Partner Schools
  • Collection of weekly data and regular surveys of young people within set timeframe to ensure impact measurement
  • To work with other LYR Coaches to deliver taster sessions and local and Area Indoor Rowing Competitions

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How to Apply

Please apply by sending an email to our programme director by clicking 'apply now'

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