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USA Fencing: Women’s Saber Assistant Coach

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time Contractor Position

Job Description:

USA Fencing is seeking an Assistant Coach for the Women’s Saber program.  The Assistant Coach will be responsible for contributing to and executing the organization’s High Performance Plan in order to achieve success at the international level.  The Assistant Coach will report to the Senior Director of Sports Performance.

The Assistant Coach, along with the Head Coach and sports performance staff, will interact closely with athletes and their personal coaches to ensure athletes have the resources necessary to succeed. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Head Coach with coaching USA athletes at designated international competitions (including but not limited to World Cups, Grand Prix tournaments, World Championships)
  • Assist with planning and administering training camps
  • Provide training opportunities for pipeline athletes (cadet, junior, etc.) and their personal coaches
  • Provide input to the organization’s High Performance Plan
  • Contribute to talent identification and development strategies to ensure future success of the weapon
  • Help to assess and facilitate Sports Science/Sports Medicine needs

Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of international fencing
  • High level of experience coaching top level international athletes
  • Results focused and process oriented
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with the fencing community and belief in a Team USA approach
  • Visionary capabilities

Application Instructions:

To be considered, please send letter of interest along with current resume to resumes@usafencing.org.

Application Deadline:

Review of resumes and applications will being immediately and applicants will be accepted until February 15, 2019

 

Job posted January 24, 2019