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Director of Training

Denver, CO | Full Time

Job Description


The U.S. Center for SafeSport is a non-profit organization focused on ending all forms of abuse in sport. We endeavor to make athlete well-being the centerpiece of the nation’s sports culture through abuse prevention, education, and accountability. 


The Director of Training will lead the development and execution of a training strategy to prevent abuse in sport within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement. Training is delivered to athletes, sport National Governing Bodies in the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, local sports clubs, parents, coaches, administrators, and other organizations across the U.S. on preventing and responding to sexual, emotional, and physical abuse and misconduct in sport.  




  • Lead development and implementation of a comprehensive training and outreach strategy that aligns with the Center’s overarching strategic plan
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on sexual, emotional and physical abuse and misconduct, including, but not limited to bullying, harassment, hazing
  • Lead an established, remote training team
  • Collaborate across the Organization to develop and deliver comprehensive trainings for staff, boards of directors, and athletes associated with National Governing Bodies 
  • Collaborate with the Director of Compliance Development to ensure effective and comprehensive training approach across the Olympic Movement
  • Liaise with the Response & Resolution Team to identify organizations and agencies to further understanding of the investigative process, including law enforcement, child protective services, and other relevant partners
  • In collaboration with the Marketing and Education teams, develop a strategy to engage and train organizations serving athletes, coaches, and others engaged in the sporting community  
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with National Governing Bodies and Amateur Sports Organizations to expand training and outreach
  • Represent the Center at regional and national events and provide national-level consultation, training, and outreach
  • Manage external advisory committees
  • Provide oversight of training standards and implementation within the learning management system
  • Evaluate service delivery for training and utilize data to routinely update and enhance trainings and outreach strategies 
  • Lead other special projects and strategic training and outreach initiatives, as needed
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, communications, or related field 
  • At least five years implementing training and/or outreach programs to athletes, sports related organizations, law enforcement, or similar groups 
  • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience in providing training on abuse prevention or response
  • Thorough understanding of sexual, emotional and physical misconduct, and best practice prevention strategies





  • Advanced degree in education, communications, or other related field  
  • Experience working with survivors of abuse and an understanding of trauma-informed responses
  • Thoroughness, accuracy, and attention to detail




  • Demonstrated knowledge of abuse prevention, youth safety, or related topics 
  • Experience leading high-performing teams
  • Budget and grant management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to inform, instruct, teach and/or present to audiences of all types
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the Center’s mission
  • Ability to handle and maintain the integrity and confidentiality of highly sensitive material and information
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • Have a high level of flexibility and excellent customer service skills when engaging with both internal and external constituents
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite 
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to work well individually and on a team
  • Positive, can-do attitude





  • Ability to travel locally, regionally and nationally to accomplish job duties (travel time could be up to 50%)
  • Standard office equipment
  • Office environment in multi-story building
  • Ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds; ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, and bend or stand as necessary
  • Full-time, exempt position; Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM with some flexibility possible
  • Local and other national travel required (up to 50%)
  • Some night and weekend work hours




Remotely-based within the U.S. 



This is a full-time, exempt position.  

The salary range for this position is $124,664-$155,830 and will be commensurate with background and experience.  


Benefits include PTO for vacation, sick and holidays; 6 weeks paid parental leave after 6 months of service; medical, vision and dental insurance options; employer paid life and disability policies; 401k with up to 5% savings match. 



Visit our website to submit your Resume, Cover Letter, and Salary Requirements: 

This position may remain posted until filled. 

Please direct all questions (not applications) to 





Pursuant to the Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020 no applicant shall be considered within two (2) years of employment and/or board service of the USOPC or National Governing Body. 


U.S. Center for SafeSport is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.