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Team Ascent Assistant Coach

Website Ascent Studio Climbing & Fitness

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of climbing experience in multiple disciplines at an advanced level, including both indoor bouldering and sport climbing
  • Ability to provide quality, informed coaching on climbs up to 5.13 and V8
  • Possession or active pursuance of the requirements to be a USA Climbing Certified Coach (currently up to date CPR/First Aid/AED, and SafeSport Training Program completion)
  • Familiarity with the USA Climbing rulebook and competition formats
  • A passion for working with kids ages 6-18
  • Strong communication skills
  • Preferred: experience coaching a competitive youth climbing team that was involved in the USA Climbing competition circuit
  • Preferred: instructing climbing to youth ages 6-18

Job Duties

  • Attend all scheduled Team Ascent or secure coverage when travel or other life events prevent practice attendance.
  • Travel with qualifying Team Ascent athletes to local, Regional, Divisional, and National level competitions at the discretion of the Head Coach.
  • Support the implementation of training programs for the Prep, Dev, and Comp levels of Team Ascent as designed by the Head Coach
  • Consult on the qualification process for selecting members of the Prep, Development, and Competition levels of Team Ascent
  • Communicate regularly with the Head Coach and other coaches regarding individual athlete performance and progress
  • Communicate regularly with athletes and parents regarding their performance and progression
  • Abide by coaching practices that emphasize the physical and emotional health and safety of all Team Ascent athletes.
  • Abide by coaching practices that emphasize the physical and emotional health and safety of all Team Ascent athletes.
  • Support a healthy relationship with all other Front Range climbing team programs, athletes, and coaches
  • Pursue professional coaching development opportunities on a personal level, as recommended by the Head Coach and with the support of Ascent Studio Climbing & Fitness

Part time, 10-20 hours per week, weeknight and weekend availability is required.

Pay Range: $15/hr to $17/hr

Please send a cover letter and resume to: hiring@AscentStudio.com

Direct any questions to: andrew.lee@AscentStudio.com

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@AscentStudio.com