Scottish Cycling Pathway Coach

Salary:                    £22 000 – £25 000 (dependent on experience)

Reporting to:        Scottish Cycling Head of Performance

Closing Date:        Wednesday 12th July 2017 at midday

The Role

The role of the Pathway Coach is to ensure delivery of high quality coaching to young riders Under 18 year of age throughout the pathway.  The role will focus on Road and Track disciplines whilst also supporting pathway activity and initiatives in the off road disciplines.

Based at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow, the post holder will work as part of the Performance Team and be responsible for the delivery of opportunities aimed at developing talent through our programmes including Regional Schools of Racing, Regional Academy of Cycling Education (R.A.C.E.) whilst supporting and driving opportunities in line with the HSBC Go-Ride delivery plan.  These opportunities will include cluster activity, youth training sessions as well as entry level participation initiatives such as our successful Give-it-go initiatives and introductory sessions to schools.


As a small, growing organisation, we are keen to hear from ambitious coaches who have a good understanding of working with young people throughout the youth pathway and are able to work well alongside volunteer coaches as well as the numerous other stakeholders who play a part in a young athlete’s long term development.

The successful candidate will understand the various stages of the youth pathway from initial participation through the various levels of development and competition stages.  As a minimum they have an understanding of the various cycling disciplines and demands they present in all areas including tactical and technical as well as physical demands.  A self-starter, the they will be ambitious and highly driven, which will be demonstrated with a strong desire and commitment to continually develop in the role.  Additionally the successful candidate will have a high work ethic and be capable of working as part of a team, but also have the ability to work independently where required.

Scottish Cycling is committed to selecting staff solely on the basis of their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited, and welcomes application from all sections of the community.

Full details and an application form can be obtained from our website or by calling 0141 554 6021. Applications received by email are welcome.

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equality Form

Interviews will take place week beginning 17th July 2017

Scottish Cycling is the trading name of the Scottish Cyclists’ Union (a company limited by guarantee)

Registered in Scotland No. SC261263

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