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Assistant Coaching Opportunity with Richmond Flyers

The Richmond Flyers youth cycling team is seeking an Assistant Coach to help the club put more kids on bikes.

Role and Responsibilities

  • New rider road skills assessment
  • Committing to Cycling Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model & system
  • Developing and executing training session plans for Richmond Flyers practices
  • Potentially leading sessions for groups of new youth riders
  • Introducing youth to the sport in a supportive and encouraging manner
  • Assistant coaching at practices
  • Coaching at race events

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • NCCP Level 1 coaching certification, community initiative.
  • Understanding of learning principles; teaching certification an asset.
  • Successful completion of a criminal record check.

Preferred Skills/Traits

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patient, supportive and welcoming personality
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Willing to be part of a team
  • Able to teach and mentor across a wide range of ages and abilities

Remuneration per session monthly.

  • Time commitment at least 2 days per week.
  • Thursday and Saturday practices. Races until August 2018, with the possibility of extension during cyclocross season.

For more information or to apply, contact Erich Harvey at