Rowing, Sculling & Paddling Coaches

Posted January 18, 2022

Job Description:

Bair Island Aquatic Center (BIAC) is a rowing, sculling, and paddling club located in Redwood City, CA.  We enjoy year-round access to protected marine waters just upstream from the Port of Redwood City.  We teach entry level rowing, sculling, and paddling (Kayak, SUP, Surfski) courses to adults and kids in the general community and we also offer individual and team based competitive rowing and sculling training opportunities.  We are seeking to hire coaches and instructors to fill a variety of positions in 2023.

Assistant Coaching Opportunities: 

We have immediate openings for assistant coaches to work with our competitive men’s and women’s teams.  These teams have regular on the water group practices M/W/F 5am - 7am.  For the right individual this/these positions could evolve into a Head Coaching role over time.  Collegiate and post collegiate sweep rowing and sculling experience and previous coaching experience required.  These are part-time positions that could be combined with other coaching opportunities at BIAC.

Learn to Scull Teaching/Coaching Opportunities: 

We are currently seeking to hire 1-2 Learn to Scull coaches to begin teaching classes mid-spring.  The coach for these classes will teach small group based classes (4-6 participants) for adults.  These classes typically run 2-3 weeks with 2-3 sessions per week during the daylight hours of 7:30am - 9:30am.  These are fun based entry level classes to give adults an introduction to our sport and our club.  Some high school/collegiate rowing and sculling experience is required.  Entry level coaching experience is also highly desired.  These are part-time positions that could be combined with other coaching opportunities at BIAC.

SUP, Kayak, Surfski Paddling Instructors: 

We are currently looking to hire a number of paddling instructors to teach entry level paddling classes to adults and kids.  Our classes include after school programs for middle school age children on weekdays and adult based programs on the weekends.  Experience working with middle school age children and with paddling (SUP, Kayak, Surfski) is highly preferred.  We can offer training opportunities and assistance to the right individual(s).

How to Apply:

To inquire and apply please send your resume and cover letter to:

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