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Who’s Ready to Rock the Grit Podium?

Are you in love with GritCycle and a natural born leader? Do you find joy in leading a pack of awesome riders motivating them to dig deep, sweat (a lot), dance, and push them beyond their limits? Then you’re the rockstar we’re looking for. 

Auditions are happening in the beginning of June, and all remaining details can be found below.



GritCycle will be hosting an audition orientation this Thursday, May 18th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at our Costa Mesa location: 1731 Santa Ana Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627.

During this orientation, we will discuss the application, audition, and training process.  It is also a great opportunity for you to ask questions and get to know the GritCycle Training team.  If you are unable to be present at the meeting but would like to virtually attend, please email prior to 12:00 PM on May 17th to receive the google meet link. You are not required to attend the audition orientation to qualify for auditions.  The orientation is simply an opportunity to provide you with a detailed breakdown of the whole process.



Please take note that the audition process is multiple days with eliminations potentially occurring after each round. Each round of the audition process will be explained in detail during the audition orientation.  If asked to move on to the next round, you must be available to attend.

Round 1 – June 4th 

Round 2 – June 5th 

Round 3 – June 10th 

Round 4 – June 11th 



Once you’ve been selected, you must be present for all training sessions which can last anywhere from 2 to 4 hours.  Training days will vary from weekdays to weekends.

    • General availability requirements:

      • Attend weekly training sessions that are a minimum of 2 hours.

      • Attend weekend training sessions that could potentially last up to 4 hours.

      • Able to physically ride a minimum of 4 classes per week and have the ability to travel to all 4 studio locations.

      • Regardless of prior experience, the training process will be a minimum of 5 months, generally encompassing GritCycle foundational training, mentorship sessions, practice times, and community rides.

      • Open to receiving continual feedback from the GritCycle Training team.

      • Trainees that complete GritCycle training must be willing to teach at all 4 GritCycle locations.

Your application and cover letter are due no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, May 29th.  They must be provided in PDF format and emailed to both and


Resume requirements:

Provide your full work history, applicable skills, and a detailed breakdown of your availability.  What days of the week are you available and what specific time blocks?


Cover letter requirements:

Please answer the questions below by copying and pasting them into a word doc. Please save as a PDF and email it with your resume to Lisa and Kelli once completed.

  1. How did you hear about GritCycle and what has been your personal experience at our studios?

  2. What does riding under the blue lights mean to you? How has GritCycle impacted your life?

  3. Tell us a little bit about your instructor and/or fitness journey.

  4. If you are currently an instructor or have prior experience… what do you love about being an instructor?  What directly fuels your passion to show up and teach a room full of riders?

  5. If you do not have teaching experience, what fuels you to show up each week and clip into your bike?

  6. Why do you want to be a part of the GritCycle team?

  7. Tell us one fun fact about yourself.

Once you’ve sent in your resume and cover letter, you will receive an email no later than June 1st stating whether or not we would like you to attend auditions.


We look forward to hearing from you!

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