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REQUEST FOR TEAM MANAGER AND COACH FOR YOUTH TOUR OF SCOTLAND

Introduction

The British Cycling North East Board wish to appoint a team manager to manage teams at the Youth Tour of Scotland (April 7th-10th 2017).  In addition, there will also be a coach appointed. 

Team Manager and Team Coach Job Description and Person Specification

The Team Manager will be responsible for:

  • The effective management of the team during the event
  • Maintaining good ongoing communication in the lead up to the event
  • Upholding a duty of care and adhering to the team manger code of conduct as published by British Cycling head office ahead of the event
  • Providing all financial costs and receipts for the event to the BCNE board
  • Reporting back to the BCNE board on the performance of the team at the event. 

The Team Coach will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Team Manager in selecting a team of riders
  • Providing coaching advice to the riders in the team whilst at the event and helping riders to perform to the best of their ability
  • Upholding a duty of care and adhering to the team coach code of conduct as published by British Cycling head office ahead of the event. 

All Team Manager and Team Coach candidates must:

 Be current British Cycling members.

  • Have a validated and up to date Enhanced DBS check with British Cycling.
  • Have passed a safeguarding and protecting children course within the last 3 years.
  • Have proven previous experience of working with young people, preferably (although not essential) from a BC Go-Ride club, as this will ensure they are knowledgeable of the best practices when working with young people.
  • Have in depth knowledge and experience of the discipline of the event.
  • Be clear about what the “Loco Parentis” role entails and when appropriate share this with the young people selected whilst at events
  • Have knowledge of the Anti-Doping procedures
  • Respect the Rider code of conduct, and set good examples
  • Have a valid Level 2 British Cycling coaching qualification (Team Coach role only)
  • Hold a current valid BC verified first aid certificate (Team Coach role only)

Application Process

Letters of application are now being welcomed, in which candidates should clearly state:
Which position the application is for:Team Manager or Team Coach

Please email applications to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Team Managers and Coaches application deadline for all events: 10th February 2017.
Team Manager and Coach appointments for each event will be made by: 17th February 2017.
The British Cycling North East Board will be responsible for:
  • Making Team Manager and Coach appointments for each of the above event from the applications received before the deadline and meeting the requirements of the post
  • Agreeing and communicating rider selection criteria on the BCNE website for each of the above event 
  • Providing reasonable expenses to the Team Manager and Coach for each of the events

 

Expression of interest – Youth Tour of Scotland 2017

The Youth Tour of Scotland provides some of the best rider development opportunities in the calendar and the highest standards of competition.
The BCNE Board will support North East Development teams of 4 boys and 4 girls to take part in this event.

Teams will be supported by a Team Manager and Team Coach.
This year the race is the weekend 7th-10th April 2017.

A team of 4 boys and 4 girls will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Preference will be given to Youth A boys or Youth A/B girls.
  • Must hold a valid British Cycling racing licence which states North East as the rider's region.
  • Technical ability (assessed in races, Club Clusters of Training (CCT) sessions and Regional Schools of Racing (RSR)).
  • Attitude and commitment to teamwork as well as developing as a rider and competing at National Level in Road (assessed in races, regional cluster coaching sessions and Regional Schools of Racing).
  • Performance in other cycling disciplines will be considered as a secondary criteria

To be considered for this event, riders should send a brief cycling CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 17th February 2017 to register their interest. The riders then selected will be notified by March 3rd with the selected teams then published on www.britishcyclingnortheast.org.uk

Coach Education December Update

The following courses are now open for bookings:

 

Course: Coaching Award for Young Volunteers (10 places remaining)

Dates: Saturday 28th January 2017

Full details, Prerequisites & Booking Link: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/course/details/3284

Venue: The Hetton Centre, Welfare Road, Hetton-le-Hole, DH5 9NE

 

Course: Level 1 (10 places remaining)

Dates: Sunday 5th &  Sunday 12th February 2017

Full details, Prerequisites & Booking Link: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/course/details/3236

Venue: Longfield Academy, Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT

 

Course: Level 2 (10 places remaining)

Dates: Saturday 18th & Sunday  19th March plus Saturday  10th June 2017

Full details, Prerequisites & Booking Link:  https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/course/details/3237

Venue: Longfield Academy, Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT 

 

Course: Mountain Bike Award (9 places remaining)

Dates: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April 2017

Full details, Prerequisites & Booking Link: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/course/details/3238

Venue: Hamsterley Forest, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 3NL

 

Course: Track Award (8 places remaining) 

Dates: Saturday 22nd  & Sunday 23rd  April 2017

Full details, Prerequisites & Booking Link: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/course/details/3291

Venue: Middlesbrough Sports Village, Alan Peacock Way, TS4 3AE

 

Planning is ongoing for a CX award at present.

 

 

Some other generic workshops in the region (not delivered by British Cycling) are also scheduled as follows:

 

Safeguarding and Protecting Children (£30 per person)

Monday 9th January 2017, 6pm - 9pm, Bowburn Community Centre, DH6 5AT

Wednesday 18th January, 6pm - 9pm, Gateshead Stadium, NE10 0AF

Wednesday 1st February 2017, 6pm - 9pm, Teesside University, TS1 3BA

Wednesday 15th February 2017, 6pm - 9pm, Pelton Community Centre, DH2 1DE

Thursday 16th March 2017, 6pm - 9pm, Sunderland University, SR1 3SD

Monday 20th March 2017, 6pm - 9pm, Bowburn Community Centre, DH6 5AT

 

6 hour First Aid (£60 per person)

Saturday 4th February 2017, 10am – 4pm Teesside University, TS1 3BA

 

To book a place please use the website www.necoursefinder.org

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