We're Hiring! Youth Programme Coach

29 November 2017

Are you passionate about cycling coaching and working with the youth of today?  Do you have the drive and desire to manage our Youth Track Cycling Programmes at the World Class Avantidrome in Cambridge?  If so then read on…

The Home of Cycling Charitable Trust was established in 2011 with the following charitable purpose:

  • Improve the conditions of life for the public at large by promoting health, fitness and physical wellbeing through the development of publically available cycling and related facilities for public recreation.

The Home of Cycling Charitable Trust owns and operates the world class velodrome, the Avantidrome, and has a vision of:

  • A world class environment that inspires the communities’ passion for cycling, health and wellbeing

Our key goals are:

  • Increase the awareness and participation of track cycling and other healthy activities within the community
  • Facilitate accessible and vibrant programmes and competitions that instil regular participation
  • Maximise the Avantidrome as a community facility
  • Working closely with Cycling New Zealand, support the on-going development of riders, coaches, commissaries and volunteers
  • Provide a facility for high performance programmes to effectively operate from

We require a dedicated Youth Programme Coach to develop, implement and coordinate the Youth Track Cycling Pathway and its programmes and events to increase the number of youth riders participating in track cycling.

You would be reporting to the Programmes and Events Manager and would predominantly be responsible for coaching and inspiring children and teenagers to join and remain in programmes in the Youth Track Cycling Pathway.

To succeed in this role you will need to have proven experience working with youth and coaching.  You must also have experience with track cycling and event management.  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential as is the ability to develop successful relationships with external stakeholders, athletes, schools and all Home of Cycling staff and contracted Coaches.  A commitment to on-going learning and innovation is also desirable.

This is a full time position working a minimum of 40 hours per week.  You would be required to have flexibility in workable hours and be able to work regular evenings and weekends.

For a copy of the Position Description and to submit your CV and covering letter please contact faye.christensen@cyclingnewzealand.nz.  Applications close on Monday 18th December at 5pm.