CALLING ALL COACHES – FALL 2018

CALLING ALL COACHES – FALL 2018

Girls on the Run of Tucson needs you!

Coaches are dynamic role models dedicated to empowering girls to become healthy and confident young women.

Do you want to make a difference and encourage girls to realize their full potential?

Learn about the GOTR mission and how you can help to educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of healthy living and self-respect!

ALL COACHES

New this season: Due to the implementation of the new Girls on the Run National Coaches Training, all coaches (new and returning) must attend an In-Person training and will be assigned pre-training online modules.

All new and returning coaches must submit a completed volunteer application via Raceplanner

All coaches must attend 1 mandatory training

  1. Option 1: Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 4:30-8:30PM
  2. Option 2: Saturday September 8, 2018 from 8:00AM – 12:00PM
  • FREE CPR training will be offered to Head Coaches (first) and Assistant Coaches as space permits on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 4:30PM – 8:00PM
  • Must attend the end of season 5k event on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Kino Sports Stadium
  • All coaches must submit at GOTR background check
  • All training will take place at Tucson Medical Center, 5301 E. Grant Road, Tucson AZ 85712

Girls on the Run coaches do not need to be elite runners.   As long as you live a healthy lifestyle and are committed to improving the lives of girls, you can serve as a coach.  GOTR coaches empower girls by encouraging positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development.

HEAD COACHES

  • Must be female and at least 21 years of age.
  • Must commit to 7-10 hours per week for 10 weeks including; two 1 ½ hour lessons weekly plus planning time.
  • Complete First Aid/CPR certification – provided by GOTR
  • Prepare, organize, and supervise two weekly lessons to implement the Girls on the Run curriculum.
  • Lead the program participants through each lesson.
  • Interact with parents of program participants.

ASSISTANT COACHES

(This is a perfect opportunity for individuals who can’t make the more rigorous commitment of being a head coach)

  • May be male or female and at least 18 years of age.
  • Must commit to 3-5 hours per week for 10 weeks; including two 1 ½ hour lessons weekly.
  • Assist with all aspects of the facilitation of the Girls on the Run curriculum.
  • Attend coaches meetings in absence of head coach.

LESSONS WILL BEGIN APPROXIMATELY 2ND WEEK OF SEPTEMBER (varies by site) AND RUN THROUGH DECEMBER 2018

Sites currently looking for coach support – Lesson days & times indicated per site            

*Stay Tuned for Additional Sites

St Michael’s              

602 N Wilmot Rd,  85711

Need: 1 Head Coach, 1-2 Assistant Coaches

Lesson Days: Wednesday  and Friday 3:30 – 5pm

For other volunteer opportunities please contact sylvia.brown@tmcaz.com     

 

 

Dunham Elementary

9850 E. 29th St. 85748

Need: 1 Head Coach, 1-2 Assistant Coaches

Lesson Days: Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 – 3:30pm

   

 

   

Tucson Country Day 

9239 E Wrightstown Rd  85715 

Need: 1 Head Coach

1-2 Assistant Coaches

Lesson Days: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-5pm   

Utterback Magnet Middle

3233 Pinal Vista 85713

Need: 1 Head Coach, 1-2 Assistant Coaches

Lesson Days: Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-5:30pm 

Questions?  Contact the program coordinator at Sylvia.brown@tmcaz.com or (520) 324-4745.