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Coach for Sprint Tri Program Needed - CA Bay Area
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SEEKING: A Triathlon Coach for Team Challenge Crohn's and Colitis, a sprint triathlon training program to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.

This is a paid part time coaching position in CA Bay Area/South Bay/Peninsula
Join a passionate team that is creating awareness, and raising critical funds to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Are you skilled in motivating people, have experience coaching and ready to make a real difference in our community?


The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), is a private, non-profit national organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn¡¯s Disease and ulcerative colitis. CCFA sponsors basic and clinical research of the highest quality, offers a wide range of educational programs for patients and health care professionals, and provides supportive services to patients and family members.
Responsible for training, supporting, and motivating Peninsula/South Bay team members to complete the TriRock San Diego Sprint Triathlon Sept. 11, 2011.

Senior Team Challenge Manager
Develop weekly training schedules for participants of all levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced triathletes
Coordinate and lead all Saturday morning group bike rides as well as one swim workout during the week (location to be determined
Recruit and manage speakers for training clinics to be held in conjunction with team training or at team meetings, on such topics as; nutrition, injury prevention, transitions etc
Write brief weekly emails to TEAM CHALLENGE participants.
Be available during the week, by phone or CCFA email, to answer training related questions and return correspondence within 24 hours.
CPR/First Aid certified through a recognized course such as through the American Red Cross, prior to commencement of coaching duties.

The essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the duties listed in the job description

  • Coaching and triathlon experience
  • Ability to motivate and create team atmosphere
  • Public speaking required
  • Required to work Saturday mornings and one evening during the week to attend Peninsula/South Bay based group training sessions.
  • Team player
  • Available the following dates and times at the following locations:

    • Thursday, May 5th, 6:00pm - REI- 1119 Industrial Rd Ste A San Carlos, CA 94070

    • Saturday, May 7th, 9:30am - Sports Basement - 1177 Kern Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
    • Tuesday, May 10th, 6:00pm - Sonoma Chicken Coup- 200 E Campbell Ave Campbell, CA 95008
    • Tuesday, May 17th 6:00pm - Lucie Stern Community Center - 1305 Middlefield Rd, Community Room, Palo Alto, CA 94301
    • Thursday, May 19th, 6:00pm - Savvy Cellar - 750 W Evelyn Ave Mountain View, CA 94041

    • Weekend of September 11, 2011

Please send coaching cover letter and resume to blong@ccfa.org.

For more information about CCFA, please visit www.ccfa.org and http://www.ccteamchallenge.org

Last edited by: blong@ccfa.org: Mar 29, 11 22:04
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