New Coaches

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.

Working with a wide range of clientele, Instructors are able to share their passion and knowledge of bike riding.

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:

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

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