HGRD is starting a 6 week bootcamp! The boot camp will go over beginning skills and drills for men and women interested in becoming "fresh meat". The boot camp will start 2/1/16 and practices will meet Mondays from 7-9 pm and Saturdays 10am-12pm. Cost of the bootcamp is $75 plus the cost of whatever safety gear is needed (full gear packages usually start at $180). Check back here at the end of the month for registration information and contact info!
HGRG is looking for a coach for the 2016 Season.
Want to be part of the Hellgate Rollergirls? We’re searching for a head coach to lead us through our 2016 bouting season. Think you have what it takes? Check out the job description below! Applications are due by *December 31st, 2015*
DESCRIPTION• Coordinate the delegation of responsibilities to the team captains, bench manager and other team officials
• Select game roster in conjunction with team captains for approx. 10 game, home and away season
• Communicate individual and team progress with Training Committee and team captains
• Plan and implement pre-game preparation and communication with team
• Design the practice plans in consultation with Training Committee (if no prior derby experience, team members will assist coaching until the team is ready for Head Coach to take over)
• Establish rules for the team and oversee the supervision of the players
• Ensure all team members uphold the rules and regulations of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA)• Unpaid, volunteer position, compensation in the form of tickets and travel stipend negotiable.
• Coaching OR athletic background (Roller Derby /skating background/ experience a plus)• Strong interest in researching and watching the sport and staying up to date with latest strategies and plays
• Strong interest and commitment to athlete development
• Ability to communicate well and work with fellow coaching personnel
• Ability to effectively communicate on-skate and off-skate requirements to players• Availability to travel to away games (approx 4-5 games per season in the inland Northwest including WY, OR, WA, ID, MT)
How do you Apply?
Please send an e-mail detailing your previous experience(s) and your motivation to be a roller derby coach to firstname.lastname@example.org. Coach selection is done by team vote per organizational bylaws. Please contact us directly or check out our Facebook page and/or this website for further information about our 2015 schedule. Thank you for your interest in Hellgate Roller Derby, a non-profit 501c3!