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Recruitment Notice for the USA Climbing Coaches Committee

Recruitment Notice for the USA Climbing Coaches Committee


To All USAC Coaches:

USA Climbing is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by a number of committees and task forces.   All of these are crucial to running our organization. You can see a full listing and their current members at:


All of these groups are populated by volunteers - USAC athletes, coaches, routesetters, and supporters who contribute their time and expertise. Individually and collectively, these volunteers help USA Climbing grow and improve.

Currently, we are searching for volunteers to serve on:

USA Climbing Coaches Committee - 1 Open Position

Description and requirements covering this opportunity can be found below.

If you are interested in volunteering for this opportunity, please send an email expressing your interest along with your resume to:

Greg Padovani, Sr
Chairman, USA Climbing Nominating & Governance Committee (NGC)

On your resume, please include your full name, full contact information, USAC number, coaching history and any other information relevant.  Please include your coaching of competition climbing events (to include National and International competitions in any category – youth OR adult) as well as any work experience and/or background that would support your work on this committee.

Please send your email and resume by January 7, 2019

USAC Conflict of Interest Questionnaire

Each candidate for a Board, Committee, Task Force or Working Group will be asked to complete a USAC Conflict-Of-Interest Questionnaire. 

USAC Coaches Committee

Purpose: The USAC Coaches Committee is an Advisory Committee whose members are appointed by the Board of Directors (BOD) of USA Climbing, in accordance with Article 9 of the USA Climbing Bylaws. The goal of the CC is to educate and organize coaches in an effort to raise the level of coaching in competition climbing in the USA and among US coaches in international competition.  Under the supervision of the USAC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Board of Directors, the Coaches Committee is responsible for providing educational and development opportunities for USA Climbing Certified Coaches, evaluating the USA Climbing Coaches Code of Conduct and representing coaches’ interests to USA Climbing and its committees.

Composition: The Coaches Committee is composed of seven (7) members that include:  a chair; two (2) athlete members; and four (4) general member coaches. The Board will seek the recommendation of USAC’s Nominating and Governance Committee in the selection of this new member.

Meetings: The Coaches Committee shall meet as frequently as circumstances dictate.

Term: The term of this Coach Member will commence upon approval by the Board of Director and shall conclude two years after that.  Members may serve a maximum of three two-year terms.

Current Need: One (1) coach as a general member.

USA Climbing Commitment to Diversity

USA Climbing encourages all to participate.  Members of the Board, committees, working groups, and task forces are selected without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  USA Climbing is committed to providing equal opportunity to amateur athletes, coaches, routesetters, trainers, managers, administrators, and officials to participate in climbing competitions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity, or national origin.  Diversity at all levels of USA Climbing is desirable, including among the membership of the Board and Committees, and among its athletes. Open discussion and the presentation of a diversity of views is encouraged.

About the Selection Process

The USAC Nominating and Governance Committee (NGC) reviews all interested individuals and then recommends candidate(s) to the USAC Board of Directors for final approval. 





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