Trail Trainer

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  • Denver, CO
  • Job listing expires on: May 31, 2023

Website Pedalheads

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Our mission

We inspire kids to believe in themselves.

Who we are

As the North American leader in children’s programming, Pedalheads is a $25 million organization headquartered in Vancouver, Canada who has taught foundational bike, swim, and sport skills to more than a million children. Founded by award-winning entrepreneur, Claudia Sjoberg, Pedalheads has experienced rapid growth and demand for its world-class children’s camp programming. Operations now span across Canada and the United States with new markets that include Denver, Los Angeles, and Washington DC. Check us out at


Pedalheads has 170+ locations in 40+ cities with 2000+ amazing staff who get to teach 70,000+ children every year. Pedalheads has grown more than 50% over the past 2 years while maintaining a “love what you do” culture with considerable flexibility and opportunity for professional growth.


Our people consistently attribute their love of working at Pedalheads to the culture and team. We’re passionate about creating a supportive, energizing team environment with fun, friendly and driven people.


We are truly known for developing our people and teams to their highest potential in a way that builds skills and confidence for life. Our progressive, collaborative culture and ambitious North American expansion plans translate into all kinds of career growth and development opportunities.


Learn how to operate at the highest standards of excellence through our industry-
leading programs, while doing work that has meaning. By teaching fundamental skills, building confidence and igniting their sense of adventure, we can forever impact the life of a child. Pedalheads also offers a generous bursary program and give back program through annual social giving.

Trail Trainer

You have a passion for building confidence in others on the trails. You’ve been told your voice is booming – you couldn’t be mistaken within a crowd or out on a trail ride. You want to instill the desire “to create ‘breakthrough, happy dancing, high-fiving, “I did it!” moments’ with children” to our next generation of instructors. You understand that it’s important to take the time to prepare for a training session – in delivery, materials, and set-up. You can read the room and you’re comfortable with giving feedback to others. Does this sound like you? Great!

We are seeking Trail Trainers (Lead & Regular) to run our New Trail Instructor Training sessions. You’ll be provided with the training and materials you need to succeed. You will have up to 6 Instructors assigned, who will leave feeling comfortable and confident about our well-developed instructing methods! Training sessions occur mostly on weekends, and some select weeknights through May, June, & July. Dates will be sent to you as part of your application process.​ Training sessions occur mostly on weekends, and some select weeknights through May, June, & July. Dates will be sent to you as part of your application process.​

Training Session Rate: Lead Trail Trainer $125 & Regular Trail Trainer $100 (half days or evenings)

Your Responsibilities:

Delivering content of the New Trail Instructor Training
Understanding the contents of the Trainer Guide & delivering the training with enthusiasm
Showcasing what the ultimate Pedalheads Trail Instructor looks like
Set-up for training sessions (minimal for Trail)
Picking up equipment, for sessions, if required (Lead Trainers)
Using problem-solving skills to address any issues or concerns that may arise in a responsible and effective way
Building rapport and providing specific feedback to Trainers while coaching them along the way (Lead Trainers)
Submitting training session attendance and Instructor ratings from Trail Trainers online (Lead Trainers)
Providing positive feedback and encouragement to new Instructors and celebrate their achievements
Creating an environment that is both professional and fun for the Trainers and Instructors by encouraging participation and engagement
Skills, Knowledge and Experience

We believe that a great team is built on a collection of diverse skills, knowledge and experiences and we consider all of this when we review your application:

Minimum of 1 year of experience working at a Pedalheads Bike or Trail camp
Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel to Pedalheads locations across the region (Lead Trail Trainer, asset for Regular Trainer)
Have a working bike and helmet that can be transported to training sessions
Comfortable riding on basic trails

Must obtain current Standard First Aid and CPR certification
Experience presenting training materials with strong facilitation skills with ability to engage and motivate audiences
Comfortable using technology for minimal administrative tasks
Ability to lead with confidence and by example, working closely with others to create a fun and inclusive experience
Experience as a mentor for others with a welcoming attitude and strong communication skills
Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

We are committed to creating and upholding a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment that is respectful and welcoming to everyone. We believe that our programs are enriched by the presence of many voices from a variety of racial, cultural and religious backgrounds, political beliefs, ages, sexual identities and orientation, socio-economic backgrounds and physical and cognitive abilities.

We welcome applications from individuals of all identities and backgrounds. If you face any barriers to employment or require financial assistance or other accommodation during the recruitment and/or employment process, please feel free to contact us in confidence.

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