October 4, 2005 – Reporting to the Manager, High Performance Programs of the Ontario Cycling Association, the Provincial MTB Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the men’s and women’s programs at the Elite, Espoir and Junior levels. This will include providing leadership and support for athletes competing at National Events, projects, camps, and National Championships, with a focus on the 2009 and 2013 Canada Summer Games.
The successful candidate must have proven leadership, vision and expertise in the planning and implementation of a high-performance program. International equivalency will be accepted. The successful candidate must also have a proven ability in the technical application of training and competition plans and excellent management and communication skills.
Evaluation of the Provincial MTB Coordinator will be based on the position’s key responsibilities, which are:
With athletes personal coaches, and or National Cycling Centres ensure that they have adequate coaching support and if necessary help them source this support.
Communicate with personal coaches prior to and during projects
-With the Manager, High Performance Programs, ensure that all Provincial Team athletes adhere to the Athlete Agreement.
-With the Manager, High Performance Programs, Create, execute and report on Provincial Team projects.
-Be a non-voting member on the OCA High Performance Committee.
-With the Manager, High Performance Programs, ensuring that all projects are run within designated budgets.
-With the Manager, High Performance Programs, ensuring that all provincial team projects have competent support staff (assistant coaches, mechanics etc.), and ensuring direction and evaluation of this staff.
-Attend key provincial and national events, including but not limited to Provincial Team training and selection camps, National Championships, Canada Games, international events in Canada, major meetings, conferences and symposia.
-Mentor an Assistant Coach for each project
-Conduct a minimum of 2 NCCP Level 1 Technical clinics for designated discipline
Time Requirements and Commitments
-2006 MTB Program
-2 Canada Cups (Approximately 8-10 Days)
-National Mountain Bike Championships (Approximately 5 Days)
-Mountain Bike Camp (Cadet/Junior) (Approximately 5 Days)
-Mountain Bike Camp (Minime/Cadet) (Approximately 4 Days)
-Attend all MTB O-Cup Events and pertinent selection races (Approximately 8-12 Days)
-2 NCCP Courses (Approximately 4 Days)
Candidates must be registered in or have completed NCCP Level III. Minimum Level II NCCP Certification is required. NCCP Course Conductor Status for cycling components of the 3M National Coaching Certification Program is considered an asset.
Domestic travel will be required.
This position is a one year contract with compensation of $8,000 – $11,000 with per diem and mileage allowance.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume, by October 31, 2005 to the contact below by email or surface mail. (Faxes will not be accepted). The Ontario Cycling Association wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Ontario Cycling Association
C/O Manager, High Performance Programs
1185 Eglinton Ave. East
North York, ON