USTFCCCA Female Coaching Mentorship Program (FCMP) Begins Fourth Year In 2021

NEW ORLEANS – The USTFCCCA Female Coaching Mentorship Program (FCMP) is set to begin its fourth year in the fall of 2021 and is now accepting applications!

Started in 2018 by a trio of accomplished female coaches – Rhonda RileyAngelina Ramos and Janine Kuestner – the program is designed to increase the representation, depth of knowledge and advancement of female coaches in the field of cross country and track & field coaching at every level, as well as create accessibility within the industry.

The program aims to support climate change as well as depth of female coaching experience through pairing individuals up with 1:1 year-round mentorship with a senior coach and adhering to set guidelines for successful consultations with esteemed leaders of the sport from a variety of backgrounds.

Female coaches interested in becoming a mentor or mentee should fill out the application forms that are linked below. (NOTE: If you have been a mentor in the past, you will not need to reapply. Simply email us your interest and we’ll pair you with a mentee.)

CLICK HERE for the USTFCCCA FCMP application portal.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 3.

Please email us or contact Rhonda Riley on Twitter (@coachrriley1) with any questions.

Another Way To Connect

Female coaches are also encouraged to join the “Passing the Baton” Facebook group, which is a great resource to not only network with other female coaches, but to find valuable information about professional development, job openings and much, much more.