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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
Race Director Certification Manager - USA Cycling (Colorado Springs, CO)

Job Purpose:

The Race Director Certification Manager develops, implements, and manages a nationwide Race Director Certification Program for all cycling disciplines including Road, Track, Mountain Bike, Cyclo-cross and BMX.  The position works with department staff to plan and implement the annual race organizer summits that are held throughout the country.

Essential Duties:

1.    Develop, implement, and manage the Race Director Certification Program including developing course materials and curriculum for the education of event organizers and race directors.

2.    Work with management to develop incentives to create a winning value proposition for becoming a race director; and grow the number of race directors under USA Cycling.

3.    Schedule, plan, and implement seminars and webinars to include curriculum development and identification and training of presenters; provide administrative support for seminars hosted in and outside of Colorado Springs. 

4.    Develop and manage the budget for Race Director Certification Program. 

5.    Identify venues and oversee logistics for regionally based certification clinics.

6.    Maintain all aspects of USA Cycling’s website related to education for race directors including managing online database of certified race directors. 

7.    Manage and maintain online race director association including resources and databases.

8.    Develop, produce, edit, and manage resource manuals, exams, and all related course documents.

9.    Work closely with Membership, Marketing and Communication departments to develop and produce robust communication and marketing plans to engage race directors.

10.    Present program details to Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, and USA Cycling membership.

11.    Work closely with IT to develop technology to support the race director program as well as internal processes. 

12.    Travel to and support National Events Department at National Championship Events.

13.    Remain current on all USA Cycling issues, i.e., membership, events, and organizers via website, brochures, etc.

Other Duties:

1.     Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications:

Knowledge Skills And Abilities:

•    Superior ability to develop and maintain successful relationships with new and existing race directors. 
•    Excellent public speaking skills.
•    Excellent writing skills.
•    Excellent ability to manage multiple concurrent projects. 
•    Solid computer skills to perform basic web site administration. 
•    Excellent attention to detail.
•    Ability to work flexible schedule including frequent travel and non-traditional work hours including weekends.


Education
Bachelor’s degree required; event planning, sports management, or education degree and/or certificate preferred; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Experience
Event and/or meeting planning experience required; experience with cycling events or teaching experience preferred.

Equipment Utilized
General office equipment, such as computer, scanner, fax, and telephone.  

Software Utilized
Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  

Scope of Authority, Financial  Authority and Communication
Responsible for race certification budget; communicates internally with all levels of the organization and externally with members, race directors, vendors, and professional organizations.

Exempt Positions
This position does not supervise direct reports.  Reports directly to VP of National events but works under broad, minimal supervision across the Events, Membership and Communications departments.  Carries out responsibilities in accordance with organization's policies and applicable laws.  

Supervisory Responsibility
Generally, works in the office; therefore, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The employee may occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions such as high and low temperatures when working at events.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Benefits
This is a full time, salaried position based at USA Cycling’s national headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, sick and holidays and the opportunity to participate in a403b plan.  Salary range 35-40k, depending on experience.   

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
Sports Performance and Development Manager - USA Fencing (Colorado Springs, CO)

USA Fencing is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of fencing in the United States. Its mission is to grow and promote the sport of fencing in the United States, honor its rich traditions and to achieve sustained international success.

USA Fencing is seeking a hard-working, detail oriented professional to assist the organization in the Sports Performance department.

Position Overview
The Sports Performance and Development Manager will assist in all areas of the department, including National Team programming, Paralympic initiatives and sport development.

The position will work closely with and report to the Director of Sports Performance and Development.

Primary Duties:

•    Work with the US Olympic Committee and other stakeholders to increase Wheelchair Fencing participation
•    Develop sport development opportunities 
•    Ensure accurate entries into international competitions
•    Manage international license system
•    Plan and travel to the Cadet & Junior World Championships
•    Liaise with the US Anti-Doping Agency to ensure athletes are compliant
•    Manage National Team apparel and equipment needs
•    Assist Squad Managers with National Team travel logistics
•    Develop and manage National Team website
•    Assist with annual budgeting 
•    Assist with the development of the annual High Performance Plan
•    Additional duties as assigned

Education and Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s degree required
•    At least two years of professional experience, ideally within Sport Administration
•    Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
•    Self-starter who can formulate strategy and execute independently 
•    Ability to prioritize and manage a number of different projects simultaneously
•    Excellent organizational skills
•    Fencing or sport experience is helpful, but not required

Other Information
•    The USA Fencing National Office is located in Colorado Springs, CO; however, a remote work site may be considered in a very rare scenario
•    Some domestic and international travel is required


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Athlete Management/Coaching: Coach - Elite Athlete Coach
Volunteer, Women's National Team - USA Volleyball (Anaheim, CA)

Volunteer, Women’s National Team

  

Job Description

The USA Volleyball Women’s National Team is looking for volunteer coaches for both the Summer and Winter Training Blocks. Volunteer coaches have the opportunity to work closely with the top female athletes in the world, as well as with the Women’s National Team staff, including Head Coach Karch Kiraly. Part of the USA Women’s National Team mission is to push the boundaries of the sport, so volunteer coaches often have the opportunity to assist with new learning and teaching methods, new studies to gain insight into the game, and other tasks and projects that will help our USA players be the best in the world.  As such, a familiarity with and willingness to learn technology and its uses are essential for a volunteer coach.

The Winter Training Block began Monday, January 27 and runs through Friday, March 21. Volunteers are mostly requested for the final four weeks of the block.

The Summer Training Block begins the first week of May and runs through mid-September. For both the Winter and Summer Training Block, practice sessions are 8:30-11:30am, with office hours for the staff (video analysis, scouting, etc) running until about 6:00pm. Depending on the level of involvement and responsibilities, volunteers may be needed for some or all of this time.  Prospective volunteers should plan for at least a two week commitment, in order to maximize their learning opportunities.

Volunteers must provide their own housing and transportation to and from the American Sports Center in Anaheim, California where the National Team trains. However, there are also opportunities to be involved with video scouting and study from a distance, for coaches who are not able to spend significant time in Anaheim.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with all aspects of practice sessions

  • Helping to set up practice courts and facilitate practice sessions

  • Assisting with practice video, replay technologies, etc.

  • Compiling scouting information, helping organize scouting reports

  • Video study: compiling video montages for USA players

  • Video study: charting and studying international matches

  • Statistical analysis

  • Assisting with USA Red-Blue exhibition matches, including match setup, fan experience, etc.

Qualifications

  • Volleyball coaching and/or playing experience (duties assigned in proportion to experience)

  • Experience with or willingness to learn various technology-related applications including Excel, DataVolley, Dartfish, and Kinovea.

  • Must become a USA Volleyball member and successfully pass a USA Volleyball background screening

  • USA Volleyball IMPACT certified or completion of IMPACT certification by end of two week commitment.

  • Most importantly, a great attitude, an open mind, and willingness to learn.

      

 Review of Applicants will begin immediately and continue as assistance is required.

USA Volleyball (USAV) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sports of volleyball and beach volleyball in the United States and is recognized by the Federation International de Volleyball (FIVB) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).


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