Steps to becoming a recreational cycling coach.
Thanks for taking interest in becoming a recreational cycling coach/instructor. Currently Ride-a-Bike Right is seeking casual contractors to deliver cycling instruction in various sites: in school, within communities as well as private clients.
Ride-a-Bike Right (est 2011) is seeking to employ casual Cycling Instructors for our children’s and adult program across Adelaide.
We are looking for individuals who:
- Are keen and competent bike riders (for transport, leisure or competition), able to ride with proficient skill and demonstrate these skills to participants in a class environment;
- Have coaching or teaching experience in either cycling, other sports or School/OSHC,
- Want to encourage others to ride, and can help learners develop skills;
- Have a roadworthy bike;
- Have skills/experience in basic bike maintenance (desirable)
Instructors are required to (or be willing to attain) provide a copy of one of the following:
- NCAS Level 1 Coach Accreditation through any sport,
- Registered School Teacher with a Bachelor of Education, or
- Community Coaching General Principles,
as well as:
- Have a valid DSCI Working with Children Check
- Hold a current First Aid certificate
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Be a member of Cycling Australia (or it’s current form ie AusCycling)
Working as part of a team of instructors you’ll be required to teach basic cycling skills to novice and new to recreational/commuting cyclists, specific training will be provided. Our programs are delivered across greater Adelaide; Instructors will need to make their own way to the various school/community venues we work in. School days, school holidays and weekend work will be available on a casual basis.
Please send your written expression of interest including:
- Information about yourself
- Your cycling experience,
- Any coaching/teaching qualification, skills or experience to
Lee-Anne Fleming, Ride-a-Bike Right firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to hearing back from you with regards to becoming a cycling coach; the need for more coaches is evident with the number of council and school programs being booked within the state.
Note: The Beginning Coaching General Principles course is a free online course provided by the Australian Sports Commission. This short course can be access and completed online. Here is a direct link for your convenience Beginner Coaching General Principals