The World Cycling Centre (CMC) in Aigle is an outstanding multi-sport facility. It is used by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a training centre and features a 200m Velodrome and BMX Super X track. The World Cycling Centre is looking for a WCC BMX Coach 100%. In your capacity as WCC BMX Coach, you will be in charge of training, educating, developing and coaching athletes following training at the WCC.
Description of the position
•Detect future WCC trainees
•Set clear and achievable objectives for athletes
•Be responsible for production and sharing of training plans, competition program and daily coaching of athletes at the WCC, its satellite centres and at competitions
•Plan the annual competition schedule and budget accordingly
•Be involved in the training of any development coaches or interns at the WCC
•Cooperate fully with any other coaches or medical representatives in charge of the athletes
•Maintain direct contacts with the organisers and other bodies concerned with securing the participation of WCC riders in national and international competitions.
•You have at least 3 years' experience as a BMX coach or as high-level BMX athlete
•You have a sports science degree, coaching qualification or equivalent
•Excellent knowledge of current training methods
•Excellent knowledge of BMX techniques and tactics
•Excellent planning and organizational skills
•You are at ease with MS-Office and have good written skills
•You have a first aid certificate
•You are fluent in English or French; an additional language would be an asset.
•Flexibility to travel abroad at weekends.
Start date in position: February 2018 or date to be agreed upon