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Assistant Coach – Cal Triathlon job – University of California Berkeley – Berkeley, CA 

Posted by | May 22, 2017 | Triathlon

Assistant Coach – Cal Triathlon University of California Berkeley 156 reviews – Berkeley, CA Part-timeAbout Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff. Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html. Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: 06/02/2017 Posting will remain open until filled. Departmental Overview Cal Triathlon is the largest sport club at UC Berkeley. It’s among the largest triathlon teams in the nation, and one of the most decorated collegiate triathlon teams in history. Since 1989, the team has grown to over 200 members, including National Champions and Olympic hopefuls. The team is also comprised of first-time swimmers, cyclists, and runners. The program continues to have the largest collegiate team throughout the collegiate racing circuit. Cal Triathlon is open to all skill levels and abilities and highly encourages beginners to come out to practice and compete. Responsibilities The Assistant Head Coach will be responsible for attending practices and competitions, in addition to planning workouts and season goals with the athletes and team. Specific responsibilities will include: • Attending Monday Trainer, Thursday Track, Sunday Swim Practices • Running well-structured practices • Analyzing performance and instructing athletes in skills, goals, and strategies in preparation for and during competition • Attending races (both local and out-of-state/area) • Keeping contact with players and club officers • Complying with USA Triathlon, UC Berkeley and Cal Sport Clubs regulations • Maintaining a professional and positive presence in the triathlon community Required Qualifications • Proven record of competitive success at high school or collegiate level • Strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of human behavior • Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes • Must be available to plan and oversee a minimum of three (3) training sessions per week during the academic year and minimum of two (2) training sessions per week during the summer months (June – August) • Ability to travel to 85% of competition. • Successful background check clearance • American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification (Must be obtained within 30 days of employment) Preferred Qualifications • Minimum 5 years coaching experience in sport of triathlon • Combined experience competing competitively in triathlons at either the collegiate level or professionally • Possess a working knowledge of all the equipment necessary for and particular to the sport of triathlon. Most importantly, possess experience with and knowledge of the repair, maintenance, and daily operation of bicycles and bicycle mechanics. • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of a holistic collegiate experience with focus on academic excellence How to Apply Cover letter and resume required. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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The Circuitous Route to the Ideal Sport: Sika Henry – Slowtwitch.com

Posted by | February 28, 2017 | Triathlon

On her fifth try (swimmer, high jumper, long sprinter, pure runner, then triathlete) Sika Henry finally found the sport made for her.

Source: The Circuitous Route to the Ideal Sport: Sika Henry – Slowtwitch.com

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