Coach With Us this Fall!

Coach With Us this Fall!

Make a difference in the lives of young girls this fall as a Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond Coach!

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We are looking for our Fall 2017 Girls on the Run Coaches! Applications are currently being accepted!

Each season Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond recruits and selects a dynamic group of coaches to lead each of our teams of 10-20 girls. Coaches are parents, teachers, school administrators, college students and other community members who are committed to developing and celebrating our girls.

GOTR coaches are enthusiastic, dedicated, and positive women and men of all different backgrounds!  Some are athletes and some are not; many have never coached before.  All are committed to empowering girls with valuable life lessons.  Coaches must have availability on weekday afternoons, twice per week over a 12-week fall  season. We are able to take a limited amount of assistant coaches who can commit to 1-day a week for an entire season.


  • Build the girls’ self-esteem and educate and inspire them to live healthy lives.
  • Create a fun and uplifting atmosphere that inspires the girls to enjoy running and the lessons from the program.
  • Get the girls to move their bodies!  Running, skipping, hopping or leaping!
  • Achieve 100% participation rate at season culminating 5k.


  • Twelve-week programs are offered each fall and spring. Coaches can commit to just one season.
  • Practices are twice per week and last 1.5 hours each right after school.
  • A program will consist of  three coaches and 10 – 15 girls.
  • Commitment and consistency are critical to the success of the GOTR program.

To learn more and to apply, click here!