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Team In Training Marathon Run & Walk Coaches

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer."  At LLS, employees take our mission seriously.  Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality:  Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

Position Title: Team In Training Marathon Run & Walk Coaches
Southern Florida Chapter

The Southern Florida chapter's Team In Training program is currently hiring walk and run coaches for the upcoming Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer season.

The Coach position is a seasonal contracted consultant position that provides coaching services to Marathon participants of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program, the world's largest endurance sports training program.

Duties Include:

  • Develop a training program for individuals of different levels for half and full marathons.
  • Support the Campaign Manager/Team in efforts towards growing the regional teams.
  • Available by email/phone to help participants with training issues.
  • Ability to teach correct running form and recognize injuries when they occur.
  • Choose training courses and secure permits as necessary.
  • Provide clear route maps to all participants and mark the course as needed.
  • Establish water stop locations at appropriate intervals.
  • Ensure that all participants are supported throughout each training session and finish safely.
  • Ability and willingness to recognize and incorporate all elements of the TNT program intor the training day.
  • Eagerness to see participants have a positive experience with Team In Training.
  • Assist staff, as necessary, during event weekend and ensuring all team members finish the event safely and are accounted for at the end of the day. Coaches are expected to run/walk in the event to support the participants only, not to race themselves.


  • Previous coaching, leadership and motivational experience.
  • Good communication skills via phone and email.
  • Completed past marathons

For more information email:

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

last updated on Wednesday, January 02, 2013