Coaches Application

Join the Fleet Feet Sports Tulsa training team – we are passionate group of run and walk coaches who help people reach their goals of running or walking a 5K, 10k, marathon or half marathon. We are looking for people who can motivate others, have a desire to learn about and teach running and walking, and wants to make a difference in people’s lives.

CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT A COACHES APPLICATION

POSITION INFORMATION:

CURRENT TRAINING PROGRAMS:

No Boundaries FIT I & II 5k program (5 sessions per year) 8-10 weeks

  • Monday/Wednesday evenings 6:00pm – Fleet Feet KingsPointe
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 5:45pm – Fleet Feet Blue Dome
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Faith Lutheran Church – Owasso
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Rose District – Broken Arrow

Pathways/Advanced Pathways 10/15K Training Program (4 sessions per year) 8-10 weeks

  • Monday/Wednesday evenings 6:00pm – Fleet Feet Blue Dome
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Fleet Feet KingsPointe
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Faith Lutheran Church – Owasso
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Rose District – Broken Arrow
  • Saturday- Alternates between Fleet Feet locations

Walk FIT Camp 5k program (5 sessions per year) 6 weeks

  • Monday/Wednesday evenings 6:00pm – Fleet Feet KingsPointe
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Fleet Feet Blue Dome
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Faith Lutheran Church – Owasso
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Rose District – Broken Arrow 

Pathways/Advanced Pathways 10/15K Training Program (4 sessions per year) 8-10 weeks

  • Monday/Wednesday evenings 5:45pm – Fleet Feet Blue Dome
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Fleet Feet KingsPointe
  • Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:00pm – Faith Lutheran Church – Owasso
  • Saturday- Alternates between Fleet Feet locations

Two Full and Half Marathon Programs (spring and fall) 16 to 19 weeks

  • Saturday Mornings – Alternates between Fleet Feet locations
    • Time TBD

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • Training programs are 6-19 weeks (depending on program)
  • Weekly time commitment is 3-8 hours per week for the duration of a training program
  • Attend group workouts each week per program (1-6 hours – depending on the training program)
  • Beginner and Intermediate Programs (Coaches for No Boundaries FIT, Walk FIT Camp, Walk FIT Distance, Pathways and Advanced Pathways will receive discounted entry into Goal Race)
    • Race/event: 1-2 hours
  • Attendance at periodic coaches meetings, seminars and events

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Motivate, educate and lead training participants through each group workout
  • Serve as a role model and mentor and always have a positive outlook.
  • Be respectful of your fellow coaches, participants, and Fleet Feet staff.
  • Arrive to practice and events early; stay through entire practice (dynamic warm-up, workout, and stretching), ensure that a coach (or you) finishes with the slowest participants. NO ONE GETS LEFT BEHIND!
  • Coach participants on proper stretching, form, hydration, nutrition and other topics.
  • Answer participant emails throughout the week in a timely manner.
  • Understand and believe in the mission of Fleet Feet Sports and be a good representative and spokesperson for the company.
  • Work with other coaches in pace group to coordinate weekly email communication
  • Work with other coaches to determine each workout’s route (water stop will be determined before workout)
  • Attend the culminating workout/event
  • Relay critical information, suggestions, and concerns to the Coordinator and Training Program Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a current Fleet Feet Tulsa Customer
  • Must have a passion for working in the field of running/walking and fitness.
  • Believe in and live a healthy lifestyle.
  • Experience working with large groups of people.
  • Public speaking and excellent communication skills.
  • Have successfully completed the goal distance of your program.
  • Must be able to run or walk the pace of the group without struggling.
  • Have the ability to be flexible and to improvise when needed.
  • Be responsible and reliable.
  • Be a team player and foster a positive, non-competitive environment which recognizes varying levels of fitness and the ability of ALL people to accomplish their goals.
  • First Aid/Adult CPR certification (can be attained after accepting position)

 

COACH PERKS & BENEFITS:

Coaches will receive perks and swag dependent on the Training Program, as well as the amazing feeling of knowing you helped someone do what they thought impossible!

CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT A COACHES APPLICATION

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