ORRA is seeking motivated and responsible juniors to cox for the Masters Program

Position Description


  • Spring Season: February 20 - May 15, 2014


Practice Times

  • Tuesday, Thursday 6:30- 8:30pm

  • Coxswains cox on Saturday at 9:00-11:00am according to a posted rotation schedule



  • Maintain a safe training environment (follow coaches instructions on safety)

  • Maintain a positive and constructive learning environment

  • Take and give feedback constructively

  • Be prepared and ready to start on time for each practice

  • Check your lineups everyday prior to arriving at practice (posted by email).

  • Lead athletes to double check equipment prior to launching

  • Teach athletes how to care for equipment before/during/after practice

  • Lead boat washing following each practice

  • Lead rowers to  focus on the goals for each practice (as instructed by coaches).

  • Ask questions, bring a notebook and understand the workout and expectations from designated coach.

Important Notes

  • Attendance: Coxswains are expected to cox all practices during the week and attend their scheduled practice on Saturdays.  If, for any reason, a practice session must be missed, coaches must be information 48hrs prior to the practice.  Unexcused or excessive misses may result in termination.

  • Racing: Coxswains may be asked to cox during Masters races, you may volunteer to cox as your discretion.  Atomic Juniors commitments should always take priority over master racing.



  • $20 per practice (paid on the 1st and 15th of each month).


Application Process

  • Apply online at I WANT TO BE A MASTERS COXSWAIN.  (an interview may be required)

  • Successful candidates will be notified on February 18th.