Run Club Coach

Fleet Feet Boulder Run Coach

Fleet Feet Boulder is looking for coaches for their upcoming run training programs starting March, 2018.  You must be a certified running coach or have experience coaching runners and are highly informed about training concepts. You should enjoy working with runners of all levels, whether it be a runners first 5K or helping them to get to a PR in their next marathon.

Fleet Feet Boulder, is a locally owned and operated run specialty store. We have a welcoming environment where runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts of all abilities receive unparalleled service and support. Fleet Feet Boulders mission is to help our customers find the right ''FIT'' in every facet of their active lifestyle. Fleet Feet Boulder is committed to enhancing and growing our local running and walking community, and we offer educational resources and training opportunities to assist them in achieving their fitness goals.

 The ideal coach will:

  • RRCA or USATF certification preferred.

  • Possess a minimum of one year of coaching adult runners in a group environment and/or significant running experience.

  • Be hugely passionate about running and want to share your knowledge with others so they become as passionate about running as you are.

  • Have excellent communication skills and be comfortable talking in front of large groups of people.

  • Understand the foundation of and be able to articulate the concepts associated with coaching runners: pacing, sport nutrition, hydration and heat management, running form, proper mileage increases.

  • Attend all weekly training runs, seminars, and events, as well as the goal race.

  • Motivate and lead participants, sharing your knowledge and expertise.

  • Conduct information sessions and seminars on basic running topics.

  • Make sure that all relevant information is passed on to participants and mentors.

  • Understand how to modify program to meet participants’ needs.

  • Track attendance and follow up with participants when necessary.

  • Talk to participants about safety (hydration, traffic, road crossings, etc.). Coaches are responsible for 100% of the people in their group returning safely!

  • Enforce the various “rules” – headlamps in the dark, running etiquette, no headphones, etc. 

  • Provide organized group stretching for training participants before/after.

  • Be comfortable and enjoy working with individuals of all levels.

  • Be a Fleet Feet ambassador!

More info:

  • We cater to runners from 5K to the Marathon.

  • Locations: Boulder, CO

  • Must be available to coach Tuesday 6pm, Thursday 6pm and Saturday 8am for the duration of the program.

  • Coach training is provided to ensure consistency in our training program series.

  • The coaching positions are paid hourly.

Join the Fleet Feet Sports Boulder coaching team and become part of an exciting series of programs that enable runners to have a great team with which to develop their running skills and find a passion for running!

To apply, please email  lee@fleetfeetboulder.com

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