Mountain Biking Positions

Enduro/Downhill Head Racing Coach

Position Summary: Coach, lead, and inspire young racers on and off the trails with the goal of creating life-long riders and responsible members of the outdoor community.  Available for 2022 racing season from March to November.

Thursday after school, Saturday and weekend races during the school year.

All day Tuesday and Friday, and weekend races during Summer time.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coaching Enduro and Downhill racers ​​ranging from 8 -17 years of age from intermediate to advanced level.
  • Maintain an open line of communication between athletes and parents of athletes.
  • Present at every race (NW CUP series and YES NW series)
  • Maintain a safe environment and provide a fun and motivating atmosphere
  • Adhere to BEA policies and procedures
  • Attend required coaches training and staff meetings
  • Represent BEA in a positive way in the community while on and off duty

Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Plan, oversee and instruct assigned sessions
  • Supervise meeting places; following check in and out procedures
  • Appropriate knowledge of age specific coaching principles: including technical, physiological and theoretical applications
  • Ability to instruct varying ages and abilities
  • Ability to instruct through audio, visual and kinesthetic cues
  • Good knowledge of the sport specific equipment

Primary Requirements:

  • Advanced riding skills 
  • Previous experience with coaching or teaching
  • Racing experience with Enduro and/or Downhill
  • Bike mechanic skills
  • Good physical condition
  • Available to travel for 3+ days for races
  • High level of energy and good communication, people skills
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Flexibility and open-mindness
  • Great at teamwork 
  • Open to gain knowledge on child development
  • Open to work on mountain biking skills and gain certification with PMBIA

Other Requirements:

  • Driver’s license with clear record
  • Pass background screening
  • Complete all required training (First Aid, Concussion, SafeSport) 

Details:

  • 2022 Racing season from March to November
  • $30 per hour
  • Part/Full time: 10-30 hrs per/week
  • Perks: discount with partners
  • Potential for also coaching other mountain bike programs

TO APPLY: Email an introduction and resume of relatable work and life experiences to the Mountain Biking Program Director, Virginie Calme. natasha@bendenduranceacademy.org

Youth & Adult Mountain Bike Coach

Position Summary: Coach, lead, and inspire young athletes on and off the trails with the goal of creating life-long riders and responsible members of the outdoor community.  Weekday “after school” hours, and some morning shifts available if desired.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coaching riders ​​ranging from 3 -17 years of age from beginner to advanced
  • Maintain a safe environment and provide a fun and motivating atmosphere
  • Adhere to BEA policies and procedures
  • Attend required coaches training and staff meetings
  • Represent BEA in a positive way in the community while on and off duty
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Plan, oversee and instruct assigned sessions
  • Supervise meeting places; following check in and out procedures
  • Appropriate knowledge of age specific coaching principles: including technical, physiological and theoretical applications
  • Ability to instruct varying ages and abilities
  • Ability to instruct through audio, visual and kinesthetic cues
  • Basic knowledge of the sport specific equipment

Primary Requirements:

  • Intermediate riding skills minimum
  • Good physical condition
  • High level of energy and good communication, people skills
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Flexibility and open-mindness
  • Great at teamwork 
  • Open to gain knowledge on child development
  • Open to work on mountain biking skills and gain certification with PMBIA

Other Requirements:

  • Previous experience with coaching or teaching is a plus but not mandatory
  • Driver’s license with clear record (if required to drive for BEA)
  • Pass background screening
  • Complete all required training (First Aid, Concussion, SafeSport) 

Details:

  • Spring Programs Beginning in March 
  • Potential for also coaching Summer and Fall mountain bike programs
  • Starts at $15-17
  • Part/Full time: 20-30 hrs per/week
  • Perks: discount with partners

TO APPLY: Email an introduction and resume of relatable work and life experiences to the Mountain Biking Program Director, Virginie Calme. natasha@bendenduranceacademy.org

 

Van Driver

Position Summary: Drive BEA vans (15 passengers vans).

  • Spring and Fall: Wednesday and Thursday “after school” hours, and Saturday shifts available if desired.  
  • Summer: Monday to Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM

Responsibilities Include:

  • Shuttle riders ​​ranging from 8 -17 years of age
  • Help coaches loading/unloading bikes from racks 
  • Keep vans in clean condition
  • Add gas when needed
  • Inspect vans on a regular basis 
  • Maintain a safe environment and provide a fun atmosphere
  • Adhere to BEA policies and procedures
  • Attend required coaches training and staff meetings
  • Represent BEA in a positive way in the community while on and off duty

Primary Requirements:

  • Good communication, people skills
  • Driver’s license with clear record
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Strong time management
  • Flexibility and open-mindness
  • Great at teamwork 

Other Requirements:

  • Pass background screening
  • Complete SafeSport training (after hiring process)

Details:

  • Potential for driving Spring, Summer and Fall mountain bike programs
  • Starts at $15-17
  • Part/Full time: 15-30 hrs per/week
  • Potential to add coaching hours
  • Perks: discount with industry partners

TO APPLY: Email an introduction and resume of relatable work and life experiences to the Mountain Biking Program Director, Virginie Calme. natasha@bendenduranceacademy.org

Rock Climbing Positions

Assistant Climbing Coach

Details

  • Starts at $17-$22 per/hour depending on experience
  • Part/Full time: 20-30 hrs per/week
  • On the job training
  • This position has the possibility to become full time in the future or in combination with other roles.

Job Description for Climbing Coach

The Bend Endurance Academy Climbing Programs strive to be at the forefront of climbing focused youth programming. Our programs are designed to inspire and fuel the next generation of climbers and focus on turning out well-rounded climbers who respect the climbing community and the sport.

By creating meaningful relationships with our athletes and their families, our climbing coaches are crucial to the Academy’s success. The ideal candidate will have a passion for rock climbing and will have the personality, skills, and aptitude to ensure the quality and safety of the programs and it’s participants.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coaching youth climbers ranging from 8 -18 years of age from beginner to advanced
  • Maintaining group and participant safety during practice sessions
  • Planning and implementing age appropriate climbing/training sessions for a variety of ages and abilities following the Climbing Directors guidance
  • Maintaining a healthy working relationship with our host facility (Bend Rock Gym).
  • Coaching team on scheduled days, each week as part of a small coaching team
  • Safely conducting outdoor climbing programs
  • Working with Climbing Director and other coaches to maintain a healthy and welcoming environment
  • Maintaining a positive energy and ensuring that participants are engaged, motivated and improving on a physical-technical-mental-tactical-social level
  • Keeping the Climbing Director informed about participant’s progress and any ongoing issues or challenges

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Must pass a background check, be able to drive our vehicles and complete all other required training (First Aid, Concussion, SafeSport, etc.)
  • Must be excellent working with children
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of rock climbing

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience coaching youth climbing or other movement-based sports
  • Previous experience transporting children in 15 passenger vans
  • Familiarity with competition climbing
  • Previous route setting experience
  • Previous commercial guiding experience

Perks of the job:

  • Bend Rock Gym Membership 
  • Access to climbing brand discounts

To apply: email a copy of your resume and introductory letter to our Climbing Program Director: cate@bendenduranceacademy.org.

Nordic Skiing Positions

Youth & After School Coach

Description: Coach, lead, and inspire young athletes on and off snow with the goal of creating life-long Nordic skiers and responsible members of the outdoor community.  Weekday “after school” hours and some weekend shifts available.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain a safe environment and provide a fun and motivating atmosphere
  • Adhere to BEA policies and procedures
  • Attend required coaches training and staff meetings
  • Represent BEA in a positive way in community while on and off duty
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Plan, oversee and instruct assigned sessions
  • Supervise meeting places; following check in and out procedures
  • Appropriate knowledge of age specific coaching principles: including technical, physiological and theoretical applications
  • Ability to instruct varying ages and abilities
  • Ability to instruct through audio, visual and kinesthetic cues
  • Basic knowledge of the sport specific equipment
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Primary Requirements:

  • Good physical condition
  • High level of energy and good communication skill
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work outside in varying weather conditions

Other Requirements:

  • Travel as needed for programs, camps, and trips
  • Ensure all equipment and transportation is properly cared for and maintained
  • Driver’s license with clear record (if required to drive for BEA)
  • Pass background screening
  • Current and valid First Aid, CPR 
  • Complete concussion training
  • Other duties as requested and required

Details:

  • January 4, 2022 – February 26, 2022
  • Pay DOE

TO APPLY: Email an introduction and resume of relatable work and life experiences to Nordic Director, Natasha West- natasha@bendenduranceacademy.org

Deadline to apply is December 20, 2022