Our Recreational Youth Coaches are responsible for facilitating incredible climbing experiences alongside Youth Event Staff, and Lead Recreational Coaches. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with kids, parents, and peers – leading the team when working camps and events, and taking a support role when working clubs. Recreational coaches must be able to manage time, maintain high energy, be adaptable, and feel comfortable providing and receiving feedback to/from peers and coaches. Our Spot Recreational Coaches are outgoing and energetic while also displaying a deep understanding of climbing techniques and culture.

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Instruction and Guiding


2+ years climbing experience in relevant facets of rock climbing, specifically, indoor, outdoor, bouldering, and sport

1+ year of coaching experience

Ability to breakdown, teach, and critique rope skills, including but not limited to belaying and knot tying

Ability to breakdown, teach, and critique climbing technique to climbers of all abilities

Proven skills in group management

Proven leadership skills

Strong communication skills: interpersonal, public relations, conflict resolution, moti

Preferred Skills:

5.11/ V5 Redpoint Level, 5.10/V3 Onsight Level
Ability to read and understand v6/5.12

About The Spot Climbing Gym

We might have 20 years under our belt, but our story is just beginning. If you live and breathe climbing and want to help us build strong bodies, healthy minds, and friendships for life, consider joining our team. You’ll grow your career alongside a community of supportive industry professionals, while receiving free membership to 4 gyms, pro deals on gear, and more.

Application Instructions

This position is currently only available in Denver and Golden. To apply please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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