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    Assistant Head Coach – Competitive Teams

    Eldorado Climbing

    Website MetroRock Climbing Centers

    Inspiring Passionate Climbers

    Position Summary: The Assistant Head Coach will work with our highest level athletes and play a crucial role in training, team management, and program development. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of training methodologies, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to youth climbing.


    • Minimum 3 years of coaching experience in youth climbing or equivalent work experience
    • Safe Sport Certified
    • USAC Level 2 Coach
    • First Aid/CPR Certified
    • Advanced understanding of climbing techniques, movement skills, and age-appropriate training methodologies
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with athletes, coaches, parents, and gym leadership
    • Excellent group management skills
    • Code Word: Izzy Loves Bacon
    • Understanding of USAC Rules, Regulations, and Policies
    • Experience with USA Climbing competitions, route setting, and/or competitive climbing is preferred but not required
    • Knowledge of RGP a plus

    Primary Job Duties:

    • Supervise and facilitate practices for Performance Track (Competitive) Teams as directed by Head Coach
    • Provide direction and feedback to coaching staff as directed by Head Coach
    • Collaborate with the entire coaching staff to provide the best possible experience to all athletes
    • Provide athletes relevant and actionable feedback in a timely manner
    • Communicate the purpose of drills and activities to athletes
    • Maintain participant motivation and enthusiasm
    • Use appropriate channels to communicate program effectiveness and progress with Head Coach
    • Follow and enforce all gym rules and risk management policies
    • Adhere to program disciplinary policies and elevate disciplinary issues to Head Coach as needed
    • Pursue professional development opportunities
    • Attend USA Climbing Qualifying and Championship Level competitions as needed
    • Liaise with the Front Desk Team to facilitate successful program check-in; demonstrate advanced knowledge of
    • RGP when applicable
    • Take initiative in problem-solving and utilize sound judgment; understand when to include management, and in the absence of management, make critical decisions for the well-being of the gym, its users, and staff in areas such as safety, money handling, and customer service; report to supervisor when program-related discrepancies (attendance, payment, etc.) occur
    • Act as an ambassador for the sport of climbing at all times
    • Proudly and positively represent youth programming at MetroRock Climbing Centers, answering questions and speaking with parents as needed


    • Pay $21-$23/hr DOE
    • Eligible for health insurance reimbursement after 6 months
    • Paid time off
    • Free gym membership
    • ProDeals and other discounts
    • Opportunities for professional development and continuing education

    We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity drives innovation and excellence. We encourage applications from individuals of all genders, races, ethnicities, religions, ages, sexual orientations, disabilities, and other diverse backgrounds.

    How to Apply: Interested candidates should fill out the application here: Please DO NOT email your resume/cover letter. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    To apply for this job email your details to

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