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Coaching talent wanted

We have openings for the positions shown here. Winning candidates should be passionate about coaching their sports--rowing and/or paddling--with youth and adults from the recreational to competitive level. We are looking for a positive attitude, high energy, and an appreciation of the goals and challenges of the non-profit world. All positions offer competitive compensation based on experience.

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Full or Part Time, August 2023

Coxswains, Rowers, and Coaches, we have your next career opportunity! 


As Head Coach of a community boathouse in western Massachusetts (Springfield MA) you can expect: to apply and improve your abilities in community engagement, leadership, teamwork, fundraising, non-profit operations, youth development, program design, and more while coaching rowing. We need your organized methods, flexible attitude, energetic personality, sense of humor, and attenttion to deatil in our boathuose!


You can make a big difference as Head Coach of the Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club. email


Part Time. 2023

Rowers! Coxswains! Coaches! Come teach junior rowers in Springfield MA to learn, improve, and excel at rowing, afternoons 3pm to 6pm, Monday - Thursday. If you believe diversity is the future of rowing, and want to make a difference in a community rowing program, please apply! Year-round opportunities to work, volunteer, and/or gain non-profit experience. 

Please email your resume and cover letter to

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you have options. why choose PVRC:

  • Our beautiful Western Massachusetts setting on the banks of the Connecticut River has a storied history of rowing spanning from the early 19th century through 2016 when we hosted the USRowing Annual Convention, to today.

  • Housing options from affordable to luxurious, and urban to countryside can be found just minutes from our historic boathouse.

  • Higher education opportunities abound from the nearby flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts to convenient private, technical, and community colleges.

  • The local economy is thriving, sparked by new construction and renovation from Union Station to MGM Springfield, the billion-dollar casino that calls Springfield home.

  • Our location on a riverfront bikepath is <2 miles from the city center and our international airport, Hartford/Springfield BDL, just 30 minutes away.

  • Local entertainment, dining, sports, and other attractions cover the spectrum from relaxing, to family-friendly, to high-energy for the young and youthful! Six Flags New England, The Dr Seuss Museum, Basketball Hall of Fame, Yankee Candle, and MGM Springfield are all in our backyard.

  • Exciting internal opportunities at PVRC include participating in the design of boathouse improvements, upgrading the fleet, and hosting our fun events.

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