Position:  Middle School Run Club Coach
Work Schedule:  2 days/week, between, 1.50 hours per day 
Start Date:  season runs 4-6 weeks with exact dates to be determined
Pay: $20.00/hour
Location: Edgewood Middle School, Chippewa Middle School, Highview Middle School

Job Summary:  Ability to positively interact and build relationships with middle school aged (11-14 year old) students of diverse backgrounds while coaching them of the fundamental running skills in a learning non-competitive environment.  Must enjoy running distances.   
Essential job functions include the following:

  • Teach Fundamental running skills including:
  • The importance of stretching before and after each run
  • Breathing techniques
  • Proper form and pacing for distance running 
  • Organize daily practices activities
  • Emphasize team work, good sportsmanship and appropriate sports participant behaviors.
  • Models appropriate behavior with participants
  • Provide a supportive environment during practices, equal attention to all participants regardless of skill level
  • Track participant attendance during practices and ensuring parent pick-up or busing for participants.
  • Maintaining the care of athletic equipment and proper storage.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Middle School Co-Curricular Coordinator

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Previous experience working with middle school students.

  • Previous experience with running distances.
  • Previous coaching experience preferred.
  • Teach basic to advanced fundamentals for distance running

Physical Requirements:   
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

To be determined