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Head Coach

  • Part Time
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Jan 31, 2020
  • David Mildenberg
  • 2154447625

Website The Cliffs Climbing + Fitness

Join Philly’s growing climbing community with a new full-sized, modern gym offering toproping, lead climbing, bouldering, and a full training room. The Cliffs’ first Philadelphia location in Callowhill is seeking a passionate and motivated part-time Head Coach to train and mentor the youth competitive teams.  Share your enthusiasm for rock climbing and bring your psych, positive attitude, and motivation to your training curriculum.  Inspire the next generation of climbers to create and push their goals.

The ideal candidate has 2+ years of USAC team coaching and training experience.

Required Skills and Experience 

Extensive climbing and coaching experience in all climbing disciplines.
Experience working with youth
Passionate about leadership and mentoring young climbers
Knowledge of USAC competition format and rules
Must pass Safesport youth training
Must work evenings and certain weekends for training and competitions

Primary Responsibilities and Duties 

Run team practices in accordance with the school calendar year
Work closely with the Rec Coordinator to create and implement team programming and curriculum from the ground up
Assist the Rec Coordinator with hiring rec and competitive team coaches (the head coach does all hiring of the competitive coaches)
Create and lead seasonal, weekly, and individual training initiatives, curriculums, and goals
Communicate with parents about team updates, practices, and competitions. Ability to build exceptional rapport with kids and parents
Arrange and assist with team tryouts
Track and assist with team injuries/incidents
Stay up to date on the latest climbing and training techniques
Answer emails promptly from management, parents, team members, and coaches,
Communicate with the General Manager and Assistant General Manager on curriculums, goals, and updates about the teams.
Maintain and foster a positive environment for all team kids

Additional Requirements 

USA Climbing Coach certified or ability to acquire a USA Climbing Coach Certification
CPR/First Aid Cert or willingness to become certified
Compensation/Benefits

This is a part-time job with the potential for full-time
Create a stellar youth competitive team from the ground up in a brand new, modern, full service climbing facility
Free access to all Cliffs facilities
Discounts on climbing gear/pro deals
Free Cliffs climbing and fitness classes

To apply for this job please visit thecliffs.applytojob.com.

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