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Coach an IN-PERSON Team for Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley!

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Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley

  • 3 people are interested

Girls on the Run is the social-emotional program for 3rd-8th grade girls that teaches confidence, compassion, and critical thinking. We will offer both in-person and fully virtual teams.

The health and safety of our coaches and participants is our top priority. We have modified our spring programs to include these COVID-19 safety measures:

  • Option of fully-virtual or in-person teams (with the flexibility for in-person teams to transition to virtual programming, if needed)
  • Limited teams of 6-12 girls to maintain stable cohorts
  • Everyone must wear masks and maintain social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer and space-delineating tools for each team
  • Personal bags of materials (journals, markers) for each participant
  • We will provide training how to successfully facilitate lesson in both virtual and in-person formats
What it takes to be a coach (requirements and responsibilities):
  • Interest in being a role model and mentor to girls and living a healthy lifestyle
  • Complete online training modules that will prepare you to successfully lead lessons
  • Commitment to attend and lead twice-weekly lessons for 8 weeks (60-90 minutes each)
  • Agree to LiveScan background check and 2 personal references; be over the age of 18
  • Prepare and collaborate with co-coaches to facilitate lessons
  • Communicate with parents/guardians of program participants
  • Participate in the Girls on the Run virtual 5K or fitness event


  • Helping girls activate their limitless potential!
  • Set the team’s schedule
  • Guaranteed spot on the team and discounted program registration for your child

To apply as a Volunteer Coach, visit our website at www.gotrsv.org/coach, and fill out our New Coach Application, or copy and paste this link into your browser:


If you have questions, please contact Program Director Denise Pang at denise@gotrsv.org .

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About Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley


PO Box 510, Los Gatos, CA 95031, US

Mission Statement

Girls on the Run is a life-changing, social-emotional learning program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. Our mission is to inspire and empower girls to live joyful, confident, and healthy lives. Our proven, research-based curriculum creatively uses running as a tool to teach life skills that increase confidence, critical-thinking, and conflict-resolution skills.


Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley (GOTRSV) was founded in 2002, the first Girls on the Run council in California. Over the past 19 years, GOTRSV has impacted more than 20,000 girls in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties.

The Girls on the Run curriculum is one of only three after-school programs recognized by the Harvard Graduate School of Education as a top social-emotional learning (SEL) experience for kids.

Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation


Mon Apr 19, 2021 - Sun Jun 13, 2021


Santa Clara and Santa Cruz countiesSan Jose, CA 95125



  • Sports Coaching
  • Child Development
  • Physical Education
  • Coaching
  • Outdoor Recreation




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • In-person coaches meet with girls twice each week for 90 minutes each lesson. The 8-week season begins the week of April 19 and culminates with the GOTR 5K event on June 12-13.
  • Pre-season online coach training modules. LiveScan background check. Personal references. CPR training.

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