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Coach with Girls on the Run this Spring!

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ORGANIZATION: GIRLS ON THE RUN OF SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN

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Girls on the Run teams are led by volunteer coaches. Coaches teach 3rd - 5th graders life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. Girls on the Run hosts 2 seasons per year, spring and fall.

Coaches lead team practices 2x/week. Practices are 90 minutes long and are generally held in the afternoon after school dismissal. Coaches deliver a well laid out, easy to follow curriculum designed to be user friendly. We train coaches to build relationships, create positive inclusive environments and to focus on girls’ individualized efforts and growth. We embrace coaches from all backgrounds and gender identities, regardless of prior coaching or running experience.

Running is used to inspire and motivate girls, encourage lifelong health and fitness, and build confidence through accomplishment. Important social, emotional, and physical skills and abilities are developed and reinforced throughout the program. At each season's conclusion, the girls and their running buddies complete a celebratory 5K running event which gives them a tangible sense of achievement as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals.

Coach Responsibilities:

  • Coaches must be at least 18 years old
  • Coaches complete an application, background check and coach training prior to the start of the season.
  • Ability to consistently attend practice each week throughout the season
  • Arrive on time and prepared for practice each week
  • Attend the season-end culminating 5K event and support the team
  • Work together with a team of coaches to joyfully deliver a positive experience
  • Communicate and engage with co-coaches and participant families throughout the season
  • Deliver program as designed, GOTR provides detailed curriculum and all supplies needed to confidently deliver each lesson
  • Serve as a positive role model for program participants
  • Have fun!

Spring 2023 Season Details

  • Coach application for the spring season will be open from 10/20/22 - 3/27/23
  • Lottery registration for participants will be open from 3/1/23 - 3/8/23
  • The spring season will start the week of April 3rd
  • The culminating GOTR 5K event will be on Saturday, June 3rd in Verona, WI

Learn more at our website: www.girlsontherunscwi.org/Coach

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About GIRLS ON THE RUN OF SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN

Location:

901 DEMING WAY STE 200, MADISON, WI 53717, US

Mission Statement

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Vision Statement: We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Description

Girls on the Run(r) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

We teach 3rd - 5th graders life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The curriculum is taught by certified Girls on the Run volunteer coaches and includes three parts: understanding ourselves, valuing relationships and teamwork and understanding how we connect with and shape the world at large.

During our 8 week season participants meet with volunteer coaches for 2 practices per week. Practices are 90 minutes each and are held after school. Coaches deliver a well laid out, easy to follow curriculum designed to be user friendly. We embrace coaches from all backgrounds, regardless of prior coaching or running experience. New coaches are required to attended coach training before the season starts.

Running is used to inspire and motivate girls, encourage lifelong health and fitness, and build confidence through accomplishment. Important social, psychological, and physical skills and abilities are developed and reinforced throughout the program. At each season's conclusion, the girls and their running buddies complete a celebratory 5K running event which gives them a tangible sense of achievement as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals. The result-making the seemingly impossible, possible, and teaching girls that they can.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Mon Apr 03, 2023 - Sat Jun 03, 2023

WHERE

Schools, Public Parks and Community CentersMadison, WI 53717

(43.07188,-89.51673)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Sports Coaching
  • Youth Services
  • Life Coaching

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Consistently attend practices each week throughout the season (teams meet 2x/week for 90 minutes). Attend and support the team at the culminating 5K event.
  • Deliver program as designed; GOTR provides detailed curriculum and all supplies needed to confidently deliver each lesson. Serve as a positive role model for program participants and have fun!

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