US Military Endurance Sports

Elite Program Manager

Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm PDT on December 9th to be considered.


The overall role of the US Military Endurance Sports (USMES) Elite Program Manager is to execute selection, planning, and management of a team of elite-level endurance athletes who receive support from USMES.

Duties and responsibilities for this position include:

  1. Conducting a selection process for prospective USMES Elite Program members.
  2. Defining scope of athlete contracts and ensuring compliance with contracts throughout the year.
  3. Collaborating with athletes on annual event / race schedules, taking into consideration interests of the athletes and of USMES.
  4. Management of athlete equipment issues and reimbursement needs.
  5. Management of, and monthly reconciliation of, budget required to execute the Elite Program.
  6. Tracking results and program effectiveness measures throughout duration of the year.
  7. Facilitating media support highlighting program and athlete accomplishments.


  • Ability to respond to athlete inquiries in a timely manner (within 24 hours)
  • Ability to manage budgetary requirements of the responsibilities described above
  • Familiarity with wide range of nationally and internationally competitive / high exposure events across multiple sporting disciplines
  • Excellent decision-making skills for matching elite athletes as mentors to members for guiding fitness progression from local non-competitive events, up through international competition
  • Able to work up to 10 hours a week, as required. Expect annual workload to be front-loaded.
  • Demonstrated passion for promoting and supporting the vision and mission of US Military Endurance Sports
  • Able to work with fellow USMES staff members from various geographically separated locations


This is considered a part-time position with US Military Endurance Sports. Compensation is commensurate with experience and with demonstrated, proven ability to complete the job responsibilities outlined above. Specific experience in elite / professional sports management will be considered but is not required.

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