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Athlete Management/Coaching: Coach - Elite Athlete Coach
Project Podium Head Coach - USA Triathlon (Colorado Springs, SO)

Job Title:  Project Podium Head Coach                                                                                             

Reports To:  Performance Advisor

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of the athlete performance strategy for Project Podium at Arizona State University. The Project Podium roster includes collegiate men and post-graduate men and women. The primary focus of the squad is draft-legal, Olympic-pathway athletes. The majority of the squad will be composed of USA men aged 25 and under. No more than 25% of the squad may be comprised of international athletes. 

Position Mission

To accelerate the draft-legal triathlon development of USA male athletes who demonstrate the potential to deliver top results on the international stage within the next two Olympic Quadrennials.

Philosophy

USA Triathlon has studied trends related to Olympic success of ITU Triathlon and promotes and endorses the concept of “hands on” coaching delivered in a “Daily Performance Environment” (DPE), whereby the majority of training and learning sessions are delivered in person by a world class qualified and capable coach.

General Duties and Responsibilities

Establish and maintain close working relationships with High Performance Team Coaches and other developers of talented candidates considered for the squad

  • Identify and recruit athletes who demonstrate the attributes and capabilities required to contribute to the squad environment and ultimately deliver top results on the international stage
  • Create a collaborative and competitive DPE which promotes squad cohesion among Project Podium athletes and specialist coaches, demands adherence to anti-doping regulations and emphasizes the pursuit of excellence
  • Communicate effectively with all squad members, contributors and stakeholders
  • Proactively engage in matters related to athlete well-being with special attention to those adjusting to new responsibilities, those enrolled in academic pursuits and those with unique circumstances
  • Responsible for the operational delivery of a DPE and all squad activities, including but not limited to: short and long-term athlete planning, training facilitation, recovery modalities, travel and competition.  Activities will be conducted in collaboration with the Arizona State University Triathlon Director but will be the ultimate responsibility of the Project Podium Coach
  • Integrate performance services resources including those available from Arizona State, USA Triathlon, the United States Olympic Committee or others procured locally and specifically to address athlete needs
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with athletes, and key stakeholders (e.g., USA Triathlon, United States Olympic Committee, sponsors)
  • Know, recognize and comply with relevant NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules and regulations (including, without limitation, the rules relating to coaching limitations) and perform job responsibilities in accordance with the same.
  • Contribute to the advancement of USA Triathlon draft-legal initiatives, including:
    • Philosophy discussions in the areas of talent identification (TID), athlete development (AD) and elite athlete selection and support (selection criteria, funding models)
    • Elite coach development by opening DPE to identified coaches for practical, hands-on coach mentoring opportunities
    • ITU event performance management where prioritized by USA Triathlon
  • Other duties as assigned

 Requirements

  • Level 2/3 draft-legal coaching accreditation from a recognized International Triathlon Union (ITU) National Governing Body (NGB) or equivalent
  • Ability to work as a coach in the USA
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with high performance sport as a coach in draft-legal triathlon running a program delivering “hands on” coaching in a DPE. Resume’ required along with peer and athlete references
  • A strong understanding of and successful experience in short and long-term athlete development
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Physiological and tactical coaching knowledge
  • A strong understanding of and successful use of sports science in athlete preparation
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use and implementation of training enhancement software, including but not limited to: Training Peaks, WKO4
  • A strong understanding of team dynamics and successful experience in creating an effective team
  • Ability to travel extensively and work weekends/holidays as dictated by athlete training, camp and event schedules
  • Valid driver’s license

Desired attributes

  • Demonstrated ability to coach and teach individual disciplines and required skills for international-caliber draft legal triathlon
  • In depth understanding of past and current trends in ITU draft legal competition
  • Successful experience in organization and delivery of training camps in remote locations
  • Commitment to USA national program excellence and collaboration with peer coaches for the common advancement of the federation and athlete results on the international stage

Compensation and Benefits

Full-time position; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, health and dental insurance.

Availability:  January 1, 2018

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements.

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Communications: Community Relations
Regional Facilitator - Short Course Racing - USA Triathlon (Colorado Springs, CO)

Job Title: Regional Facilitator – Short Course Racing Specialist

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer 

Summary:  Serves as one of three regional liaisons working throughout the United States.  Each Regional Facilitator will have two regions in which their primary responsibility is developing collaborative relationships between constituents to help them be more successful and bring new people into the sport.  Adopts a leadership role across all regions with a specific focus as the champion of short-course racing initiatives, as well as guiding programs and communication between the staff, region volunteers and constituents. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops relationships with and acts as a coach and consultant to race directors, coaches, clubs, and retailers within their two regions.  Brings stakeholders together to grow participation in the sport. 
  • Proactively engages the region volunteers and leverages USA Triathlon media and outreach resources to share best practices.
  • Recruits and manages volunteers for the regional programs.
  • Engages and fosters relationships with existing clubs and facilities to increase the number of indoor triathlons (called Tri60 events) indoor duathlons (called Du50 events) and other events/activities that drive membership.
  • Collaborates with staff, regional volunteers, and constituents to develop initiatives and programs that target new athletes to passionately engage in short course racing and works with staff to assess the best use of organizational time and resources within the regions.
  • Helps coordinate regional championships with region representatives, race directors and designated volunteers to elevate the importance and prestige of the regional championships.
  • Coordinates with the Research Coordinator to create town halls and other face to face opportunities to reach potential triathletes.
  • Liaises with Team USA Ambassadors on various speaking opportunities with large scale groups in key markets around the U.S.
  • Works directly with Marketing/Communications team on various projects that support the overall mission of USAT, the current strategic plan and additionally, specific needs in this space.
  • Educates the regional volunteers on messaging and new program ideas and how they will be supported  at each of the regional levels.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in marketing or business.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other software/digital functionality such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and social media.
  • Minimum three to four years of experience in public relations, sports marketing or non-profit organizations. 
  • Extremely personable with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel regularly and work additional hours as necessary, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment as part of a team atmosphere, including effective coordination with members of other departments. 
  • Experience within, or knowledge of, the multisport or endurance industries is beneficial but not required.

Compensation and Benefits:

Full-time position; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, health and dental insurance.

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements.

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Communications: Community Relations
Regional Facilitator - Women's Initative Specialist - USA Triathlon (Colorado Springs, CO)

Job Title: Regional Facilitator – Women’s Initiative Specialist

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Summary:  Serves as one of three regional liaisons working throughout the United States.  Each Regional Facilitator will have two regions in which their primary responsibility is developing collaborative relationships between constituents to help them be more successful and bring new people into the sport.  Adopts a leadership role across all regions with a specific focus as the champion of women’s initiatives, as well as guiding programs and communication between the staff, region volunteers and constituents. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops relationships with and acts as a coach and consultant to race directors, coaches, clubs, and retailers within their two regions.  Brings stakeholders together to grow participation in the sport.
  • Proactively engages the region volunteers and leverages USA Triathlon media and outreach resources to share best practices.
  • Recruits and manages volunteers for the regional programs.
  • Engages national Women’s Committee and Team USA Ambassadors to create opportunities to leverage efforts. 
  • Collaborates with staff and regional volunteers to evaluate women’s programs in each region, and proposes objectives and methods to enhance underperforming areas.
  • Coordinates with the national marketing and communications team for continued support of events to grow female participation in triathlon.
  • Collaborates with the membership team and Research Coordinator to identify key markets for female athletes.
  • Organizes speaking engagements and educational events for women interested in triathlon and those interested in growing female participation.  Creates talking points and content that will help combat the obstacles women face, both physical and mental, that keep them from competing in triathlon.
  • Engages existing clubs and facilities for women’s outreach opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in marketing or business.

  • Technical Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other software/digital functionality such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and social media.
  • Minimum three to four years of experience in public relations, sports marketing or non-profit organizations.
  • Extremely personable with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel regularly and work additional hours as necessary, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment as part of a team atmosphere, including effective coordination with members of other departments. 
  • Experience within, or knowledge of, the multisport or endurance industries is beneficial but not required.

 Compensation and Benefits:

Full-time position; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, health and dental insurance.

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements.

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Communications: Community Relations
Regional Facilitator - Youth Specialist - USA Triathlon (Colorado Springs, CO)

Job Title: Regional Facilitator – Youth Specialist

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Summary:  Serves as one of three regional liaisons working throughout the United States.  Each Regional Facilitator will have two regions in which their primary responsibility is developing collaborative relationships between constituents to help them be more successful and bring new people into the sport.  Adopts a leadership role across all regions with a specific focus as the champion of youth initiatives, as well as guiding programs and communication between the staff, region volunteers and constituents.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops relationships with and acts as a coach and consultant to race directors, coaches, clubs, and retailers within their two regions.  Brings stakeholders together to grow participation in the sport.
  • Proactively engages the region volunteers and leverages USA Triathlon media and outreach resources to share best practices.
  • Recruits and manages volunteers for the regional programs.
  • Supports the regional volunteers in preparing for large events and educational activities.  
  • Works closely with regional volunteers to further the youth goals of the regions in accordance with the USAT strategic plan.
  • Identifies the youth programs offered by each region, evaluates their strengths and weaknesses and partners with staff and regional leadership to align those that are being supported in all regions and enhance those that are unique within the regions.
  • Oversees the region’s youth programs ensuring they meet USAT specifications and works with staff and volunteers to assess the best use of organizational time and resources within the regions.
  • Partners with key staff on the day-to-day work of expanding outreach and engagement of youth to increase participation.
  • Seeks and fosters strategic partnerships in the youth community that would bring new opportunities for triathlon.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in marketing or business.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other software/digital functionality such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and social media.
  • Minimum three to four years of experience in public relations, sports marketing or non-profit organizations.
  • Extremely personable with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel regularly and work additional hours as necessary, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment as part of a team atmosphere, including effective coordination with members of other departments. 
  • Experience within, or knowledge of, the multisport or endurance industries is beneficial but not required.

Compensation and Benefits:

Full-time position; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, health and dental insurance.

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements.

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