Search begins for Head Coach Western Canada Games Cycling Team to be held in Kamloops, B.C. August 10-14th, 2011
Interested candidates should email their resume to the SCA office by Jan 31st, 2010 Training and guidance will be provided.
Reports to: High Performance (HP) Committee
Role: To develop, manage, and implement the 2011 WCG Cycling Program within the context of the '2010 Provincial HP Coaching Plan'.
" Create an athlete recruitment plan and schedule for the WCG prior to the 2010 competitive season with the assistance of the HP committee
" Identify, recruit and manage 2 WCG staff: an assistant coach/manager (preferably not in the same city as the Head Coach and of the opposite sex) and mechanic.
" Identify ideal competitions for athletes to attend. " Develop and attend training camps and key races for WCG age-eligible athletes.
" Monitor training plans of WCG riders in conjunction with personal coaches.
" Prepare annual budget in consultation with the HP Committee
" Control and monitor expenditures.
" Develop, in conjunction with WCG staff and HP Committee, selection criteria for the 5 male, 5 female cycling team, prior to the start of the 2011 race season.
Qualifications and Experience:
" Certified NCCP Cycling Level III RD/MTB or equivalent preferred
" Certified NCCP Level II or I and working toward the Level III certification definitely considered
" Proven leadership and ability to work with U17/Junior cyclists
" Knowledgeable of and willing to apply sport science and physical testing to improve cycling performance.
Term of Position: March 1st, 2010 to August 31, 2011
Head Coach Honorarium: $2000, i.e. $500 in 4 separate payments over the contract term
Coaching Fees: compensation at a rate of $20/hr or $100/day.