DETERMINATIONRUN COACH for American Cancer Society – Phoenix, Arizona
The position of Run Coach is acontracted position that provides coaching services to participants for the AmericanCancer Society’s (ACS) DetermiNation Program. The training season will begin in March and conclude at theRock n Roll Seattle Marathon and Half Marathon on June 23, 2012.
We are looking for the following qualifications:
Develop weekly training schedules for participants to run a half marathon or marathon at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
Attend 6 Informational Meetings (to be scheduled in for February 2012) to review and discuss the training program with potential participants.
Assist with recruitment through contacts within the fitness market.
Develop training courses and secure park permits, if necessary, with the help of staff from ACS.
Lead group training sessions Saturday mornings over a 16 week training program.
Establish water stops at appropriate mile markers along route for group training sessions.
Each group training session is started with stretches and last minute information for a successful run training session.
Ensure that all participants are supported throughout group training session. Coach is to stay until every person finishes safely.
Organize clinics throughout the season to teach participants on correct clothing, shoes, hydration, stretching, race day preparation, etc. Guest speakers are highly encouraged.
Be available for staff and participants weekly via email, phone and in person for any questions relating to training for a half marathon or marathon.
Assist staff and participants as necessary during event weekend (June 21-24, 2012) and ensure that all participants finish their race safely. All coaches on site event weekend support all DetermiNation athletes for ACS.
Athletic certification and/or 5 years experience preferred
Please submit cover letter andresume via email to: