Cycling South Africa has announced the opening of a Junior High-Performance Track Cycling Manager position, according to an official press release today.
The unpaid volunteer position requires someone with good interpersonal and communication skills, good organisational skills, the ability to be objective and the ability to be a leader and to work in a team.
The applicant must also have good computer skills and a minimum of three years’ experience coaching track cycling at provincial or regional level.
The successful candidate will be tasked with elevating the national standard of junior track cycling in the country to a point where riders can be competitive on the international stage.
Other tasks include partnering with experts in the high performance or sports science field, embracing technology and other innovative training methods and networking with international coaches and federations.
The new incumbent will also be required to partner with local and national companies in order to foster future support.
A progressive performance plan, communication network, rider development and coaching initiative and Junior National Track Race Series will also need to be developed.
Information required for submission includes a comprehensive curriculum vitae and covering letter, coaching licence of “level two” or higher as well as a letter of support from the applicant’s provincial cycling structures/region.
The deadline for applications is midday on March 19.
If further information is required, Gregory van Heerden can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org.