Running Clinic Coach (d/f/m)

Business Unit: 

DE Berlin, DE, 10405 Bad Oeynhausen, DE, 32547 Düsseldorf, DE, 40549 Duderstadt, DE, 37115 Vienna, AT, 1120 Hannover, DE, 30625 Nürnberg, DE, 90449 Berlin, DE, 10405

Contract Type:  temporary
Scope of employment:  part-time
Contact Person:  Nina Strömer
Contact Information:
Job ID:  6590

Summary Statement


The Ottobock Running Clinics are a three day sport event for people with leg amputation. Since more than 10 years they are held in different countries worldwide under the direction of Running Clinic Coach & Paralympic gold medalist Heinrich Popow. Many amputees from beginners to advanced runners get the chance to run (for the first time or again) and experience the passion of sport with loaner sports prosthesis fitted by orthopedic technicians. As coach and initiator of the Running Clinics, Heinrich Popow is responsible for the success and legacy of the event. In order to support Heinrich, increase the number of Running Clinics globally and excite more people to get active, we are looking for you as a new potential Running Clinic Coach.

Location: worldwide

For individual work assignments

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Conducting of the three day Running Clinics as the head coach 
  • Teaching the standard running techniques that are required for running on a prosthetic leg from standing, to walking, to running (TT, TF and bi-lateral) 
  • Anticipating and adjusting the Running Clinic training concept to the group and each individual participant 
  • Serving as the public face of the Running Clinic in your country, creating and maintaining a positive public image (e.g. on Social Media) 
  • Inspiring amputees to become active and supporting on creating a positive mindset about the disability 



  • Sportive lower limb amputee 
  • Skilled and enthusiastic about teaching and sharing the passion for sport 
  • Basic knowledge in didactic methods and experience in coaching 
  • Basic level of technical understanding 
  • High level of empathy and mental strength as well as a high level of communication and anticipation skills 
  • Motivating, inspiring and empowering attitude 
  • The ability and willingness to work and travel, especially on the weekends 



  • Workshop and training with former Paralympian and Running Clinic Mentor Heinrich Popow to get the skills and learn the values of the Running Clinic 
  • Enlarge your Knowledge about sports prosthetic solutions 
  • Certification of being a Running Clinic Coach 

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in the areas of Prosthetics, NeuroMobility, Patient Care, Exoskeletons developed by 'SUITX by Ottobock' and Business Solutions ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!