PATCO seeks High Performance Coach/Manager

PATCO seeks High Performance Coach/Manager

By Erin Greene on 13/01/14 at 3:08 pm

PATCO is currently seeking a triathlon High Performance Coach/Manager. The position will be responsible for managing and developing high performance teams, athletes and coaches from the Americas with potential to win medals at Major Championships and Olympic Games. For more information on the job description, qualifications and how to apply, please see below.

JOB TITLE   Triathlon High Performance Coach/Manager
REPORTS TO   PATCO Executive Board and Athletes & Coaches Coordinator
KEY INTERFACE   Performance Athletes, Performance Assistant Coaches, Performance Staff and Sports Ministry Staff
JOB BASED AT   High Performance Center - Cuenca, Ecuador
SALARY               USD 35,000.00 per annum
              * Position includes Lodging & Meals in the Center

OVERALL PURPOSE
To manage and develop high performance teams, athletes and coaches, from the Americas with potential to win medals at Major Championships and Olympic Games

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Manage the teams based at the Cuenca High Performance Center through setting, monitoring, reviewing and adjusting performance objectives of athletes and coaches
- Work as the Cuenca High Performance Center Triathlon Manager with administrative duties
- Coordinate the integration of Sports Science and Sports Medicine service to athletes and coaches
- Develop and deliver the annual strategic and operational plans for athlete and coach development
- Manage and coordinate coaching education programs for regional National Federations as part of PATCO development projects
- Contribute as a consultant member for the high performance management group on the overall planning/delivery of the performance program
- Promote a coaching and training environment that supports satisfaction in the pursuit of excellence

SUCCESS CRITERIA
- Effective management and development of high performance athletes through achievable planned goals for Major Championships and Games
- Effective management and development of coaches through tutoring and monitoring individual and team work programs
- An overall sustainable infrastructure as a performance pathway that delivers continuous development of high performance athletes and coaches for the Panamerican region focusing on Major Championships and Games

QUALIFICATIONS

- Higher Degree in Sports Science
- Higher International Level Triathlon Coaching Qualification (to be analyzed)

KNOWLEDGE
- Proper understanding of Sports Science in elite athlete preparation
- Proper understanding of the requirements for high performance in triathlon
- Proper understanding of long-term athlete development

EXPERIENCE

- Substantial elite sport coaching background
- Significant high performance Major Championships and/or Games coaching background
- Significant high performance coach tutoring background
- Considerable high performance management background

SKILLS
- Spanish language at a fluent spoken and written level
- English language at a satisfactory spoken and written level
- Ability to coordinate activities with groups of athletes and coaches, with good engagement from both
- Leadership through group and self-management
- Decision maker by clear thinking, with logical and dynamic abilities to apply pragmatic solutions to everyday activities

COMMITMENT
Dedication to achieving excellence in high performance triathlon, providing athletes and coaches conditions to develop at a higher level within the principles of Olympic sport supported by PATCO

APPLICATION
Applications with detailed qualification, experience and interest, should be sent to PATCO through Rodrigo Milazzo at rodrigo.milazzo@patco.triathlon.org
Closing date for applications: 24 January 2014
Upon selection, candidates will be informed and then required to go through an online interview

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