Mobile Site Gifts for Runners Login Run-Time (formerly User Options) Client Support Center
Work Hard. Play Harder.

Forum: Running in New Jersey
Return to Forum: Running in New Jersey
Topic: Marathon Trainers Wanted
1 to 1 of 1
Format For Printing
Posted By: Posted: Jun 15, 2010 Reply

Team In Training Coach - New Jersey Chapter


Run, Walk Coaches Wanted:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training (TNT) program is the largest sports endurance training program in the nation. The position of a TNT coach is a contracted seasonal consultant position that provides coaching services to walk and run participants, while they raise funds for the society.


Looking for coaches who live in the following NJ counties:

Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Ocean, Monmouth and Hudson


Please note the time commitment for the position is typically 2 – 8 hours per week depending on weekend group training length. TNT coaches are compensated in one installment at the end of each season; compensation is in direct correlation with the number of teammates each season in your region (and thus may vary each season).



  • Commitment to the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Works well with people of all athletic abilities

  • Friendly, Outgoing, and Energetic personality

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Previous TNT experience is preferred, but not required

  • Completed past marathons



  • Expert in your sport and comfortable addressing and training large groups of participants

  • CPR/ First Aid certified

  • Attend TNT information meetings and season Kick Off’s

  • Recruit new participants from your region

  • Support the TNT Staff in efforts towards growing the regional teams

  • Coordinate various skills clinics to teach proper run, walk techniques, gear selection, injury prevention, and nutrition advice

  • Begin each group training session with appropriate warm-up exercises, stretching & announcements

  • Establish water stop locations, or SAG vehicle support to appropriate intervals for group training sessions

  • Provide clear route maps to all participants at group training sessions and mark the course as needed

  • Ensure all participants are supported throughout each group training session and finish the course safely

  • Available at group training sessions and via phone/ email to answer training related questions

  • Assist TNT staff during event weekend and ensure all team members finish the event safely and accounted for. Coaches do not compete in the event themselves but provide support to participants.

  • Perform other duties as required


For more information about TNT, visit http:www.teamintraining.org/nj



To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to:


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - New Jersey Chapter

Laura Giorlando

14 Commerce Drive, Suite 301

Cranford, NJ 0701


Fax: 908.956.6601

Email: laura.giorlando@lls.org