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Coaching and Activator Advisory Panel Member

British Triathlon

The British Triathlon Federation is the national governing body for triathlon, duathlon and associated multisport in Great Britain. It administers triathlon in England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

25 Jul 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

The British Triathlon Coaching and Activator Advisory Panel will provide a sounding board of ‘critical friends’ through which we can evaluate existing, or offer new, ideas and developments prior to releasing to the wider triathlon community. This sound board will be crucial as British Triathlon bring to life our Education and Learning Strategic Framework 2022-2027.

Coaching and Activator Advisory Panel members role and purpose

This is a voluntary position, utilising your passion and experience as a critical friend to enhance the development of Triathlon coaching and leadership under the new Education and Learning Strategic Framework. You will be asked to to offer independent advice based on your own experience and knowledge.

We are looking for a cross section of people who currently have coaching and activator qualifications, or aspire to in the future, covering a range of geographical areas, to support in driving our development. British Triathlon will table items for discussion where you can express your thoughts and opinions amongst fellow panel members in a constructive manner.

You will:

  • Be grouped with other people who are passionate about coaching and leadership
  • Be asked for your thoughts and opinions, utilising your knowledge and expertise
  • Be expected to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Provide independent opinion not for personal, business, or financial gain.

Location and frequency

The group will meet online up to four times per year, for approximately 2-3 hours per meeting. British Triathlon will provide the online meeting link, scheduling meetings in advance, as required during the year. You may also receive some communications between meetings with an opportunity to offer your opinion on developments prior to release to the wider triathlon community.

Length of term

We are ideally looking for people who can commit to two years. Following this we will refresh or renew the Coaching and Activator Advisory Panel, as required, to ensure it remains fit for purpose.

Skills experience and qualities

We would like to attract a cross-section of members, so are looking for people with one month to several years’ experience, no matter the length of time you have been coaching, leading, or aspiring to do so.

British Triathlon are seeking people who:

  • Bring knowledge and experience of coaching and activator delivery in a triathlon or swim, bike, run setting.
  • Will respectfully challenge or scrutinise with clear rationale.
  • Possess a supportive attitude, helping to create a safe environment.
  • Have a highly developed sense of personal integrity, strong analytical skills and confidence to back their own judgment.
  • Can read and assess information and identify and articulate key points.
  • Will maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information securely.
  • Listen to and respect other people’s opinions.
  • Act as a team player.

Expression of Interest

If you are interested in joining our Coaching and Activator Advisory Panel, please click 'Apply Now' and address the following points below in your email:

  • Your name and contact information
  • What qualification(s) you hold
  • Which Home Nation and Region you currently live and deliver in
  • What important attributes you feel you would bring to the panel
  • Why you would like to be a part of the panel.

Expressions of interest will be accepted before Monday 22 August.

Should you have any additional questions please contact The Coaching Team at British Triathlon:

[email protected]

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Governing Body Role

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