Assistant Coach of Men's Crew


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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267


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Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

Assistant Coach of Men's Crew
$29,620. Per Year
Full Time
Coach/Assistant Coach
Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Williams College, a Division III institution and a member of the New England Small College Athletics Conference (NESCAC), is pleased to announce an opening for an Assistant Coach of Men’s Crew. This is a full time, 10-month term appointment with the possibility of renewal. The position comes with full benefits, including college contributions to a retirement plan, health/dental/vision insurance, and a full meal plan. The position provides full tuition-remission of graduate school after six months of employment.

Williams Men’s Crew, winners of the 2022 IRA National Men’s Division 3 Rowing Championship, has a history of sustained success and consistently ranks as one of the top Division 3 Men’s Rowing programs in the country. The program is building a new boathouse scheduled to open in the spring of 2024. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply.  


This position is designed to support the head coach in administering all aspects of the Men’s Crew program.  The assistant coach provides development-focused coaching and guidance to novice and experienced rowing athletes, ultimately preparing them for spring racing.  The assistant coach manages the program's on and off-campus recruiting efforts, including outreach, communication, database management, and arranging campus visits for prospective student-athletes.  The assistant coach plays a large role in equipment maintenance, boathouse organization, travel logistics, and more. 


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Collegiate rowing or coxing experience required
  • Junior or collegiate rowing coaching experience preferred
  • Thoughtful interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively
  • Knowledge of (or willingness to learn) and commitment to NCAA Div III and NESCAC rules and regulations
  • Experience and/or ability to recruit quality student-athletes in an academically demanding environment
  • Successful candidates will possess self-motivation, an openness to learning new methods, and a passion for coaching and mentorship of a diverse student-athlete population
  • Valid driver's license is required

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Application review will begin on June 6, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Salary for this position is $29,620. Job band 3-C.  Please visit to apply - all applications will be reviewed by the search committee.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and compliance with COVID-19 related policies are required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at


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