The events pit the best riders in the country against each other and provide an incredible development opportunity for the selected riders. In addition, they are great development events for aspiring Team Managers and Coaches. Applications please in the first instance to SouthYouthTeam@outlook.com closing date: January 31st 2017
Team Manager and Team Coach - Job Description
The Team Manager will be responsible for:
1. Working with the Youth Work Group to manage the team’s participation at the events and to be part of rider selection discussions prior to the final selection being made by the Youth Work Group.
2. Providing and organising some event specific training for the selected riders.
3. Working with the Youth Work Group to organise logistics, travel and accommodation for the event.
4. Dealing with any team entry and administration needed.
5. Managing the team during the event.
6. Upholding a duty of care and adhering to the Team Manager’s Code of Conduct, as published by British Cycling, ahead of the event.
7. Providing all financial costs and receipts for the event to the Youth Work Group.
8. Reporting back (as a written brief) to the Youth Work Group on the performance of the team at the event.
The Team Coach will be responsible for:
1. Supporting the Team Manager by planning discipline specific sessions for ALL long listed riders; the Coach leading on training and the Manager organising bookings etc.
2. Providing coaching advice to the riders in the team whilst at the event and helping riders to perform to the best of their ability.
3. Supporting the riders with mechanical and technical advice and help.
4. Upholding a duty of care and adhering to the Team Coach’s Code of Conduct, as published by British Cycling, ahead of the event.
All Team Manager and Team Coach candidates must:
• Be current British Cycling members
• Have a validated and up to date Enhanced DBS check with British Cycling
• Have passed a safeguarding and protecting children course within the last 3 years
• Have proven previous experience of working with young people, preferably (although not essential) from a BC Go-Ride club, as this will ensure they are knowledgeable of the best practices when working with young people
• Have in depth knowledge and experience of the discipline of the event applying for (Road, Track or Mountain Bike)
• Have knowledge of Anti-Doping procedures
• Respect the Rider code of conduct, and set good examples
• Have a valid Level 2 British Cycling coaching qualification (Team Coach role only)
• Hold a current valid BC verified First Aid certificate (Team Coach role only)