USAT is looking for a Para Development Program Coordinator

by Olalla Cernuda on 25 Jan, 2024 09:34 • Español

USA Triathlon is looking to hire a Para Development Program Coordinator, who will coordinate talent recruiting efforts to grow the High Performance paratriathlon development pipeline. This role will coordinate all logistics and camp planning efforts (for both Olympic & Para) at the US Performance Center in Charlotte, NC.

Essential Job Functions
·      Coordinate the talent recruiting efforts as directed by the HP team to grow the paratriathlon Paralympic pipeline.
·      Coordinate all logistics (Olympic & Para) and camp planning efforts at the US Performance Center in Charlotte, NC.
·      Plan, support, and execute all aspects of the Paratriathlon Development Race Series events. Serve as primary liaison, participant management, rankings, communications, marketing, budget management, and planning all details of any USAT clinics held at each event.
·      Plan, support, and execute Paratriathlon Impairment and Junior & Under 23 Development Camps. Serve as primary liaison, participant management, coach selection, communications, marketing, budget management, and post camp surveys.
·      Manage the Junior and U23 Paratriathlon Development Program. Hire the program coach (with oversight from the HP team) and serve as the primary liaison, participant management, communications, marketing, mentorship assignment, budget management, and travel assistance.
·      Develop and implement communication plans to support Paratriathlon Development programs and initiatives as needed.
·      Support classification events in the USA and maintain classification master list of athletes who have been classified (nationally and internationally).
·      Promote developmental camp opportunities with existing clubs, organizations, and facilities with an additional effort to enhance access to high performance development across economic and ethnic backgrounds.
·      Liaise with adaptive sport clubs and other organizations to increase sport introduction opportunities for adaptive athletes.
·      Serve as a primary point of contact for athletes, parents, & coaches related to Paratriathlon development initiatives/projects and development pathways.
·      Coordinate travel and logistics for development level camps as needed.
·      Serve as the USAT Paratriathlon Committee staff liaison to ensure priorities of the committee and USAT staff are parallel.
·      Maintain the Paratriathlon inbox along with the High Performance Programs Assistant Manager.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
·      Excellent organizational, oral, and written communication & interpersonal skills
·      Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and social media platforms
·      Remote collaboration and independent self-motivated worker
·      Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and work under tight deadlines

·      Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management or related field, or equivalent work experience, required
·      1 year of experience in Olympic, Paralympic, and/or other High Performance sport preferred

·      This position is based at the US Performance Center in Charlotte, NC
·      20% Travel required for development events to support HP initiatives
·      Must have a passport or be able to secure one – Some required travel outside of the US for international events
·      Ability to work occasional weekends and holidays as dictated by event schedules

Company Summary

Unlimited Vacation, Mental Health Days, 100% paid medical benefits for employee and so much more!

At USA Triathlon, we believe that life is better when you swim, bike and run. 
USA Triathlon is the Olympic and Paralympic National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of triathlon, all things multisport, and the largest multisport organization in the world. We spend every day thinking about growing and supporting the sport. We’re building the most innovative service organization in sports, transforming lives by inspiring participation to help communities become healthier all while representing our country at the highest levels of international competition, striving to win medals with class and integrity. 
Our guiding principles are service leadership, performance excellence, collaboration, and diversity and inclusion at all levels of the organization. We focus on listening and innovation to ensure we deliver best-in-class governance, provide comprehensive constituent support, and play a leadership role throughout the Olympic and Paralympic movement.
We work hard to serve the triathlon community and strive to being the best place to work in the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic movement. We’ve been included on Front Office Sports’ “Best Employers in Sports” list twice (’20, ’21), selected twice as an honorable mention in Outside Magazine’s “Best Places to Work” and received the USOPC’s Advancements in Diversity and Inclusion Award in 2017 and the USOPC’s National Governing Bodies’ Diversity & Inclusion Choice Award in 2018, 2019 and 2021.
We achieve these great heights by focusing on hiring, training and promoting talented, dedicated, passionate individuals who want to get better every day. And we reward our teammates with unlimited vacation, 100% paid medical benefits, access to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and more. 
Come join us in Colorado Springs, the city ranked No. 2 in US News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Place to Live survey, be a part of the thriving Olympic & Paralympic movement, and hone your professional skills as you create opportunities for triathletes to live their best lives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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