COACHES APPLICATION - Is this you?

Join the Fleet Feet Sports Bend training team – we are passionate group of run and walk coaches who help people reach their goals of running or walking a 5K, 10k, marathon or half marathon. We are looking for people who can motivate others, have a desire to learn about and teach running and walking, and wants to make a difference in people’s lives.

POSITION INFORMATION:

CURRENT TRAINING PROGRAMS:

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 5k/10K (Spring,Summer and Fall)  8-10 weeks

  • Wednesday or Tuesday evenings 6:00pm (time depends of time of year)– Fleet Feet 
  • Saturday Mornings - Fleet Feet 

Half Marathon Programs (spring and summer) 16 to 19 weeks

  • Wednesday or Tuesday evenings 6:00pm (time depends of time of year)– Fleet Feet 
  • Saturday Mornings - Fleet Feet 

 TIME COMMITMENT:

  • Training programs are 6-19 weeks (depending on program)
  • Weekly time commitment is 3-8 hours per week for the duration of a training program
  • Attend group workouts each week per program (1-6 hours – depending on the training program)
  • Beginner and Intermediate Programs 
    • Race/event: 1-2 hours
  • Attendance at periodic coaches meetings, seminars and events

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Motivate, educate and lead training participants through each group workout
  • Serve as a role model and mentor and always have a positive outl
  • Be respectful of your fellow coaches, participants, and Fleet Feet staff.
  • Arrive to practice and events early; stay through entire practice (dynamic warm-up, workout, and stretching), ensure that a coach (or you) finishes with the slowest participants. NO ONE GETS LEFT BEHIND!
  • Coach participants on proper stretching, form, hydration, nutrition and other topics.
  • Answer participant emails throughout the week in a timely manner.
  • Understand and believe in the mission of Fleet Feet Sports and be a good representative and spokesperson for the company.
  • Work with other coaches in pace group to coordinate weekly email communication
  • Work with other coaches to determine each workout’s route (water stop will be determined before workout)
  • Attend the culminating workout/event
  • Relay critical information, suggestions, and concerns to the Coordinator and Training Program Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a current Fleet Feet Customer
  • Must have a passion for working in the field of running/walking and fitness.
  • Believe in and live a healthy lifestyle.
  • Experience working with large groups of people.
  • Public speaking and excellent communication skills.
  • Have successfully completed the goal distance of your program.
  • Must be able to run or walk the pace of the group without struggling.
  • Have the ability to be flexible and to improvise when needed.
  • Be responsible and reliable.
  • Be a team player and foster a positive, non-competitive environment which recognizes varying levels of fitness and the ability of ALL people to accomplish their goals.

COACH PERKS & BENEFITS:

Coaches will receive perks and swag dependent on the Training Program, as well as the amazing feeling of knowing you helped someone do what they thought impossible!

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