NCR is Hiring!

Northampton Community Rowing (NCR) is located on the Connecticut River in the Pioneer Valley. Our facility is located on the grounds of the new Connecticut River Greenway Riverfront Park in downtown Northampton, Massachusetts. NCR is a community-based and volunteer-driven organization, dedicated to enhancing the sport of rowing for youth and adults throughout the Pioneer Valley by creating an environment that challenges, inspires teamwork, sportsmanship, athleticism and camaraderie through competitive and recreational opportunities.

NCR boasts a year-round community program that serves a strong youth and adult rowing program. In addition to our sculling and sweep programs, we have partnered with All Out Adventures and Paradise City Dragon Boating to promote river access and programs that benefit the community. 

We are hiring for the following positions (applications can be sent to

Director of Programs
The Director of Programs will assume the role of the Head Coach of either the Youth Rowing Program or the Adult Rowing Program in addition to the Administrative responsibilities including management and operations of programs, supervision of coaching staff, and marketing and public relations.

Adult Head Coach
The Adult Head Coach is chiefly responsible for the direction and long term development of NCR’s adult rowing program which includes learn to row programs and non-competitive club programs that meet in the early mornings and the evenings, and a competitive team that meets in the early mornings.

Youth Head Coach
The Youth Head Coach is chiefly responsible for the direction and long-term development of NCR’s high school rowing program, which includes a non-competitive middle school sculling program and competitive boys’ and girls’ novice and varsity teams.

Winter Program Strength and Conditioning Coach (January-March)
NCR seeks coaches for our indoor rowing program. We offer programs for youth every afternoon and we offer programs for adults in the early morning as well as in the evening. Coaches will plan and direct indoor programs for our participants. Programs can consist of work on rowing machines as well as strength and conditioning workouts with available equipment.