Cycling New Zealand are looking for a full-time coach with the passion and drive to ensure the ongoing sustainability of the very successful High Performance programme. You will ensure we continue to identify and develop the necessary talent to deliver multiple medal outcomes beyond Rio 2016. You will be part of a strong team creating the structures and systems that will enable us to systematically drive our high performance rider development.

We are seeking a full time Coach to lead our Cycling Performance Hub, this role is based at our National Training Centre in Cambridge.

The successful candidate will lead coaching in the Cycling Performance Hub in the Waikato Bay of Plenty region. Opportunities exist to lead and support national age group and development teams to international competitions. In delivering these programmes you will work closely with our world class High Performance coaching team.

To succeed in this role you will have a passion for coaching and more specifically creating a world class environment in the athlete development space. Ideally you will bring a high level of competition with coaching experience working in the development space with knowledge of performance sport, ideally on International campaigns. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to develop successful relationships with external stakeholders, elite coaches and athletes and work in a team of regional coaches. Proven experience in making a positive contribution to athlete development is highly desirable. Qualifications are desirable, but not necessary.

Domestic and international travel may occasionally be required in this role.

This is an exciting, fast paced and energetic environment, in a dedicated team developing New Zealand's next elite athletes. In this new role, you will be a leader in creating a new coaching and development environment. So, if you are someone with a passion for sport and delivering excellent outcomes, then this is definitely the next role for you.

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Applications close: 12 September 2015



The Home of Cycling Charitable Trust is recruiting an experienced Programme & Events Manager to maximise the sustainable track usage through the development and management of high quality cycling programmes and events.

Reporting to the Chief Executive of Cycling New Zealand, the Programmes & Events Manager will be responsible for:

  • Programme Development and Management
  • Coaches and Volunteers
  • Compliance and Safety
  • Event Management
  • Track and Bike Fleet Maintenance

Core Competencies and Qualities:

  • Proven track cycling coaching and programme development skills and experience
  • Strong planning and organisational skills and experience
  • Experience in managing business processes, including project and risk management
  • Effective financial management skills
  • The highest levels of integrity and commitment
  • Strong relationship building across many differing stakeholders and partners
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A commitment to on-going learning and innovation
  • Tertiary qualifications in sports science, sports management and/or education (preferred but not essential)
  • Event management experience (preferred but not essential)

About the Home of Cycling Charitable Trust:

The Home of Cycling Trust was established with the principle objective to promote cycling at all levels within NZ, as well as to build, own and operate the National Cycling Centre of Excellence – the Avantidrome, in Cambridge.

The Avantidrome is a world class facility centered around a purpose built, UCI Tier 1, 250m wooden cycling velodrome. It also includes three floors of tenanted office space, which is home to Cycling New Zealand, Triathlon NZ’s high performance team and a range of other sporting and community tenants such as the University of Waikato and High Performance Sport NZ. With added features like an infield Fitness Zone and outdoor Children’s Bike Skills Park, the Avantidrome truly is one of New Zealand’s most impressive and unique sporting facilities.

Applications close: Monday, 27 September, 2015

Please contact for a copy of the Position Description and to submit your resume with a cover letter.