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    Team Texas Youth Team Manager/Head Coach

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    At Movement, our core values of partnership, inclusion, passion, innovation, and integrity are at the heart of everything we do. We’re not just a climbing gym – we’re a community that’s dedicated to transforming lives through climbing, yoga, and fitness and sharing that vision with as many people as we can. As the country’s largest network of climbing gyms, we’re building an extraordinary team that’s committed to growing our business, our value to our members, our future customers, and our industry.

    By expanding our community, we can create rewarding career paths for our team members, continually improve the customer experience, build a sustainable business for the long term, and give back to the communities we are all a part of. We’re looking for passionate, resilient, and business-minded enthusiasts who share our values and want to join us in not only leading the climbing industry but defining it!


    The Climbing Team Manager is responsible for growing, running, and managing Team Texas at Movement. The Team Manager serves as the main point of contact for the climbing team, and as such must be self-motivated, goal-oriented, able to multitask, innovative, possess good time management skills, and be passionate about helping coaches and young climbers achieve their expression of success. They must be able to lead with empathy and compassion to create a positive culture. The result will be to deliver high quality competitive climbing programming that promotes transformative experiences for youth athletes and teaches life skills through sport climbing.



    • Reports to the AD of Programs and works closely with the
    • Director of Programs to develop Team Texas in line with overall Movement vision
    • Assist in recruiting, hiring, training, and mentoring a cohesive team of Coaches who collectively embody
    • Movement’s values (Innovation, Passion, Partnership, Integrity, Inclusion) and provide high quality programming for youth athletes
    • Work closely with Coaches, Training Center Head Setter and Assistant Team Manager(s) to develop training plans that ensure development of each athlete’s personal and team-oriented goals across all levels of the Team
    • Coach four to five days a week either as part of ratio or as a floating coach, and attend competitions and events.
    • Provide supervision for youth climbers who will be bouldering, lead climbing, speed climbing, and belaying.
    • Provide effective and timely communication between coaches, parents, directors, Training Center setting team, and gym members
    • Ensure that backend administration and organization of team program is taken care of in a timely and effective manner. This includes effective communication with new prospective athletes, handling membership issues, scheduling staff, tracking belay and other safety trainings, ordering team clothing and other supplies, etc.
    • Manage the Team Texas business unit at that facility, working to meet financial goals including overall revenue targets and comp/rev percentages which support the program and gym overall.
    • Partner with coaching and setting staff to plan, organize, and schedule training camps, social events, and other team functions that foster and support a healthy and inclusive team culture
    • Innovate by identifying ways to improve the team program, the gym, and Movement’s vision for programs, and work with the Gym Directors, Director Team, and other Team Managers to grow our community in a way that maintains alignment between gyms and programs.


    • Ability to define and create a positive team culture
    • Passion for developing coaches and young athletes in a way that emphasizes fun and fosters a love of the sport and the climbing community
    • Experience with competitive youth climbing programs and experience with USA Climbing including local and championship events is required
    • Experience planning and implementing a training schedule for youth athletes
    • Strong climbing and training background, and knowledge of climbing techniques
    • Self-motivated and organized
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with athletes, coaches, parents, and gym leadership.
    • Solid computer skills (web-based applications, Word, Excel, POS applications)
    • Flexible schedule, able to travel for competitions and events
    • Understands and embodies Movement’s Core Values, and is a sound mentor for the youth on climbing team as well as an example for the other coaches and employees to follow
    • Current USA Climbing Coach membership, or ability to obtain this immediately upon hire, is required. This includes Safesport, First Aid, and CPR certifications, and also the ability to pass a background check
    • Personal Training Certification or equivalent experience is an added plus, but not required
    • Experience with managing budgets or meeting financial targets strongly preferred


    • This is a full time hourly non-exempt position.
    • Benefits include free membership, in-gym discounts, guest visits, and pro-deals.
    • Compensation for this role starts at $21 an hour. Pay commensurate with experience
    • Applications will be accepted through July 15, 2024.

    Movement is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

    To apply for this job please visit recruiting2.ultipro.com.

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