Posted by Editoress on 04/25/18
Cycling Canada is recruiting for the position of NextGen Men's Track Endurance Coach, and invites applications from individuals with international track cycling experience who possess the vision, energy and skills required to help develop our most talented young riders into world-class competitors.
Cycling Canada is the recognized authority by the UCI (Union Cycliste International) on all aspects of cycling in Canada, including BMX, Cyclo-cross, Mountain Bike, Para?Cycling, Road and Track.
The Men's Track Endurance NextGen Coach will work under the leadership of the Chief Technical Officer - Head Coach and the Men's Track Endurance Head Coach to develop a world-class Track program. With support of the track Integrated Support Team (IST), the Men's Track Endurance NextGen Coach will identify athletes and support their development through optimal daily training environments and world class training programs and sessions, as well as accompanying them on international training and competition campaigns designed to optimize the athletes' long-term development.
The Men's Track Endurance NextGen Coach will work closely with the Chief Technical Officer - Head Coach and the Men's Track Endurance Head Coach to establish NextGen high performance programs that lead to international medal performances while working in collaboration with the Pathway Development Manager to build and maintain talent identification and development strategies to increase the mass of international caliber athletes competing for membership in the Track Endurance program and selection to Canadian Teams.
With the collaboration and support of Cycling Canada staff the candidate appointed to the role of NextGen Men's Track Endurance Coach will be expected to:
• Identify and develop a pool of Men's NextGen Track Endurance athletes;
• Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate training and preparation for competition of these identified athletes;
• Accompany the athletes on regular and extended international training and competition campaigns;
• Deliver race strategies, tactics and coaching in a competition environment;
• Ensure identified athletes have an optimal daily training environment;
• Assess the Men's Track Endurance NextGen athlete program IST needs;
• Ensure efficient equipment distribution and monitoring to identified athletes;
• Ensure the development and implementation of the NextGen Men's Track Endurance program is consistent with the objectives established in the High Performance quadrennial plan;
• Create aligned yearly NextGen Track Endurance program budgets, and ensure program expenditure adheres to those budgets;
• Where applicable, ensure personal coaches are working in alignment with NextGen program;
• Develop Men's NextGen Track Endurance selection policies, and ensure consistent follow-through of the said selection policies;
• Implement Canada-wide development initiatives;
• Provide guidance and mentorship to NCCP identified coaches and provincial/territorial coaches;
• Advise on the content of the track LTAD framework and specific track NCCP content;
• Develop and monitor training and competition modeling in the context of the Gold Medal Profile;
• Ensure Men's NextGen Track Endurance program information content on Cycling Canada's website, Facebook and Twitter accounts is accurate and up to date;
• As required, attend High Performance Committee or Track Selection Advisory Group meetings;
• On request, act as Cycling Canada representative on different committees.
Successful candidates will have:
• International Coaching experience in the field of Track Cycling;
• A proven track record of developing and implementing periodized training and competition programs;
• Proficiency in overall budget planning and management;
• Experience in the application of sports science, sports medicine and technology to improve performance;
• The ability to work with new technologies to communicate with athletes and coaches within the system;
• The ability to create clear and concise activity and budget reports;
• The following coaching qualification: NCCP Advanced Coaching Diploma; NCCP Level 4 or higher; or the equivalent.
Additional skills and experience considered assets:
• Written and spoken proficiency in both Canadian official languages;
• Experience managing teams in international road race competitions;
• Experience in the Canadian sport system.
Remuneration: Dependent on skill level and experience the salary range is from $65,000 to $80,000 CAD.
Place of employment: The position is to be based in Milton, Ontario, in the Cycling Canada offices located at the Mattamy Homes Cycling Center.
All applications will be confidential.
Written applications should be sent by May 7 to:
Cycling Canada Cyclisme
203-2197 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1H 7X3
Attention: Chief Technical Officer - Head Coach
Electronic applications should be send to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading "NextGen Men's Track Endurance Coach"
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit references and a criminal background check dated less than six months prior to application deadline.
For more information please visit www.cyclingcanada.ca.
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