High Performance Director
Reports directly to the USA Boxing Executive Director
- Under the leadership of the National Coach, the High Performance Director writes, presents to the USOC and implements a long-term high performance plan, incorporating knowledge gained from prior year High Performance Program reviews.
- Establish planning meetings with constituents and embrace strict deadlines in the finalization of the annual plan.
- Manage integration of all elements of the High Performance Program to ensure that all associated staff and projects are effectively part of the larger strategic plan.
- Work with the National Coach to develop and manage a national team program lead by carefully selected coaches with proven international skills.
- Direct the delivery of the programs to participating athletes and coaches through effective, consistent communication and collaboration with associated staff.
- Working with the National Coach, ensure the development of coaching education, sports science and sports medicine programs to integrate within the overall high performance program.
- In conjunction with the National Coach, develop, evaluate and monitor performance criteria by which the program and athletes will be regularly evaluated.
- Instill best practices in all aspects of the High Performance Plan in conjunction with the National Coach.
- Ensure the development of innovative international team selection and preparation programs that align with the National Coach’s strategies.
- Prepare and present annual USOC High Performance Plans, annual reports, monthly reports, OTC program requests and specifics.
- Serve as the main contact the OTC for programs, venues, sport sciences, sport performance, etc. for all schedule programs.
- Be responsible for annual departmental budget development and financial oversight of all high performance programs once the plan has been developed in conjunction with the National Coach.
- Work with the National Coach to ensure development of a talent identification and athlete pipeline program.
- Effectively communicate, partner and share best practices with USOC high performance staff, and peers within other organizations
- Significant administrative experience, including preparation and effective management of reports, presentations, budgets and financial resources
- Extensive experience working with Olympic-level athletes and coaches
- Strong technology skills, including use of personal computers and essential software (Microsoft Office) and high performance software such as Dartfish and new technologies once available
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability and willingness to travel nationally and internationally
- Ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
- Bi-lingual with a focus in Spanish
Benefits: Generous benefits package including health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave
DEADLINE for SUBMISSION: Friday, February 21, 2014 at 5 p.m. Mountain
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
USA Boxing does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, handicap, or veteran status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based upon job related factors.