Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Cycling/Triathlon Endurance Coach - Tucson, Arizona

Cycling/Triathlon Endurance Coach
Carmichael Training Systems- Tucson, Arizona Area
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Job Description

Job Title: CTS Expert Coach, Tucson, AZ

Classification: Full time or Contract based

Reports To: CTS Tucson POD leader

Location: Tucson, AZ

Carmichael Training Systems is hiring for an endurance coach to work full time at its Tucson, AZ location. The right candidate will possess strong organization and communication skills. He/she will be responsible for coaching a variety of endurance athletes from the weekend warrior to the elite utilizing phone, internet, downloadable training devices and e-mail communication. Our coaches are arranged in various coaching PODs where more senior coaches are teamed up with junior coaches to facilitate free knowledge flow and mentorship opportunities.

1. Monitoring and developing training programs according to the CTS training methodology.
2. Providing written and verbal feedback to athletes regarding all aspects of training.
5. Performing physiological testing on athletes, including lactate threshold testing and VO2 max testing.
6. Attending events/races as a representative of the company.
7. Giving informative lectures and presentations to the local community.

1. B.S. or M.S. degree in Exercise Science or equivalent field of study preferred.
2. Extensive first-hand experience as an athlete (preferably in endurance sports).
3. If already coaching, provide documented history of athletes’ long-term development and success (2 years minimum).
4. Possess, or be in the process of obtaining, a National Governing body (NGB) coaching license: USA Cycling, USA Triathlon, USA Swimming, USA Track and Field, etc.
5. Possess, or be in the process of obtaining, additional licenses or certifications: ACE, ACSM, NATA, NSCA, etc.
6. Ability to devote at least 40 hours per week to coaching and coaching development
7. Ability to maintain an athlete load of at least 35 athletes
8. Contract based: Ability to work out of the CTS-Tucson location at least 4 times per month.