Training Program Mentor

Training Program Mentor

At Fleet Feet, we offer training programs year-round for distances ranging from one mile to a marathon. Our mentors are integral in creating an amazing training program experience for our athletes and trainees.  The mentors will work with the Fleet Feet Training Program Coordinator to select a group to mentor, where the mentor will then work hand in hand with the training program coach to lead workouts, provide tips and expertise, and ensure that participants are getting the most out of the program, both in terms of fitness and fun! 

We have multiple training programs where mentorship opportunities are available including 5k to full marathon training programs, trail running programs, triathlon training groups, and more!


As a mentor, you will provide advice, share knowledge and experiences, and teach.  Everyone has a story. Tell your story. Listen to participants and build confidence and trust in participants by empowering them to see what they can do. Most importantly, be prepared to make a huge difference in people’s lives!

The Fleet Feet Mentor Team is a passionate group of individuals who help people reach their goals.  You will help lead portions of the training program in collaboration with the training program coach as a role model and source of energy and inspiration.  This appointed position will work with coaches to help participants get to the finish line of their goal race, and inspire them to see that lifetime fitness is achievable and maintainable for the rest of their life!  

To become a part of our Fleet Feet mentor team, please fill out the online application!


  • Ability to motivate and lead others.
  • Ability to sharing your knowledge and expertise.
  • Be a source of information, energy, and inspiration.
  • Assist coach and arrive early/on time to understand route and weekly topic of discussion.
  • Pace assigned group & must run/stay with assigned group on every run.
  • Assist the coach with participant needs when necessary (i.e. checking in athletes, leading warm-up/cool-down activities, etc.).
  • Talk to participants about safety (hydration, traffic, road crossings, etc.). 
  • Relay critical information, suggestions and concerns to the Head Coach and Training Program Coordinator.
  • Attend seminars and events throughout program.
  • Have an overall understanding of what sets Fleet Feet apart and why customers come into the store and why they train with us. 
  • Build genuine relationships with athletes through active listening.
  • Be an ambassador for Fleet Feet Sports at all activities, functions, and events.
  • Team player, foster a positive, non-competitive environment for people of varying fitness levels and abilities.
  • Experience working with and motivating groups.
  • Have FUN!!
  • Have participated in a race at the distance at which you are interested in mentoring is preferred (not required).
  • First Aid/CPR Certified is a plus (not required).
  • Cheer on participants during race day, if available (not required)
  • Past training group participant preferred (not required)
  • Other duties as requested and directed by Fleet Feet Greenville, NC to ensure the continued success of the Fleet Feet brand. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here. We understand that this is an appointed position, and will ask for assistance for certain things on a voluntary basis.


  • 50% off of the training program you will be a mentor for
  • Training Program Shirt
  • 25% off apparel coupon
  • End of Program and end of year Appreciation celebrations


The weekly time commitment is approximately 2-4 hours for the duration of the training program, though hours may vary. For most programs, plan on one weeknight workout and one Saturday morning run. Refer to the individual program page for more information.


If you have questions about becoming a mentor, please contact our training program coordinator, Evan, at

If interested in joining our team as a mentor please fill out this online application!

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