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Assistant Head Coach

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Assistant Head Coach

Position: Assistant Head Coach

Pay Rate: $21.50 an hour

Hours: Part-Time 20-30 hours per week

Start Date: 2/1/2023

Job Description: Coaches at PRG are responsible for not only the development of the youth athletes themselves but also their contributions to a fast growing team of dedicated professionals. As the Assistant Head Coach you will have the opportunity, alongside the Head Coach to further develop the PRG climbing team into a nationally recognized youth program.

Portland Rock Gym is expanding. With this expansion comes limitless opportunity for professional growth. Slated to open this summer there is a lot of excitement to join our team.

The first phase will feature an 8000+ ft2 state of the art bouldering facility. Phase 2 will consist of more bouldering terrain (including a sheltered outdoor boulder) and 55ft tall Lead and Top Rope walls as well as a to spec IFSC speed wall.


Assist in developing lesson plans for each team.
Assist in planning out the seasonal training schedules.
Coaching various teams weeknights and the occasional weekend.
Coach for all USAC events that Team PRG participates in.
Coordinate with setters for youth training camps and lessons.
Occasional front desk shifts.


5+ years climbing experience.
2+ years coaching experience.
Ability to breakdown, teach, and critique climbing technique to climbers of all abilities
Ability to instruct top-rope and lead belay skills
Strong communication skills: interpersonal, public relations, conflict resolution, and motivational skills.
Must pass a background check.


Rock Gym Pro experience.
Previous Coaching admin experience.
Competition Climbing experience.
CPR/First Aid Certifications.

To Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to Team@Portlandrockgym.com

To apply for this job email your details to Team@Portlandrockgym.com