Nordic Programs

Club Job Postings

Eastern Region

Gould Academy, In Bethel, Maine is seeking a Head Snowboard coach for the 2014-15 School year.  The Full-time position will begin on July 1st and includes housing and benefits.

Job description


The Jay Peak Ski Club (JPSC) is looking for a Head Coach & Program Director for the 2014-2015 season and beyond.  This person will direct and manage JPSC’s training activities for our roughly fifty Wishful (U7) through U16 athletes.  The responsibilities include mentoring & training new coaches, being JPSC’s main liaison with USSA, setting the training plan & agenda for the season, assisting in hiring of new coaches and being the lead coach for one of our age groups. 

Requirements for this position include:
1.    USSA level 200 certification at a minimum.
2.    Prior experience managing a race team.
3.    A mindset of wanting to train all athletes to be great racers and strong overall skiers.
4.    An energetic individual who wants to help grow our program.
5.    College degree in a field related to athletics or the ski industry.

Our alumni and athletes have represented us at States, Can-Am, Junior Olympics and Sochi Olympics.  We have a brand new club house as of this season.  We’re in a growth mode as over the past several seasons, Jay Peak resort has been pouring millions of dollars into new infrastructure, lodging, etc.  For the 2013-2014 season alone, $44 million dollars was invested.  Interested parties please email resume and salary requirements to timfarwell@charter.net.


Williams College seekds Alpine and Nordic coaches - job descriptions and applications can be found here:

Alpine

Nordic


Okemo Mountain School and the Okemo Mountain Competition Center are seeking both full time and weekend alpine ski racing coaches for all age groups for the 2014-15 winter season. Applicants should be enthusiastic team players looking to work with one of the country's largest youth ski racing programs. Prior coaching and/or racing experience is a must, as well as the flexibility to travel to state, regional, and national level competitions.
 
Additionally, there are full time/year round opportunities at Okemo Mountain School as the school continues to grow and expand. Currently, Okemo Mountain School is seeking an Alpine Program Director to oversee, manage, and direct the academy's programs for U12-U18 athletes. In addition to the above criteria, applicants for this position must possess strong leadership skills coupled with the ability to work as part of a team, have experience coaching and managing, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.  A bachelor’s degree is required.
 
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Mariel Meringolo, OMS Head of School, at mmeringolo@okemomountainschool.org or OMS; 53 Main St; Ludlow, VT 05149. For submissions or inquiries by email, please also copy Peter Cornish, Okemo Competitions Director, pcornish@okemo.com.


Alpine Ski Program Director

Northwood School in Lake Placid, NY seeks applicants for the position of Alpine Ski Program Director.  Situated in the middle of the Olympic Village and only minutes from Whiteface Mountain, the school has a 100 year history of excellence in alpine skiing and boasts Olympic medalists among its graduates.
The Director’s position is full-time, year-round and applicants should demonstrate strong organizational, management, communications and coaching skills along with a track record of successful involvement in the NCAA, NorAm or US Ski Team level.  An understanding of the FIS circuit as well as USSA level 200 or higher certification is desireable.
Northwood School is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian, boarding and day school of 175 with students from 22 states and 12 countries.

Interested applicants should send a letter of intent and resume to:
    Mr. Josh LeRoy, Athletic Director
    Northwood School
    92 Northwood Rd.
    Lake Placid, NY 12946
    leroyj@northwoodschool.com
    518-523-3357


The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) is seeking enthusiastic and professional
alpine ski coaches at Whiteface Mountain/Lake Placid for the 2014-2015 season and beyond as
NYSEF expands its programs. Available coaching positions include both full-time and part-time
positions at various age groups and ability levels. Benefits may include health insurance and
retirement plan as per company policy.
 
Candidates should have racing and/or coaching experience with tasks including but not limited
to ski equipment maintenance/preparation, video analysis, timing, strength and conditioning.
Candidates must also be willing to travel to state, regional and national level
competitions. Salary is subject to qualifications. More information can be found here.
 
For more information, interested candidates should contact John Norton at johnn@nysef.org or
518-946-7001 x31.


The Hermitage Club Race Team hiring coaches for the 2014/15 season
Hermitage Club Race Team is seeking qualified coaches for the 2014-15+ season. Applicants should be USSA or PSIA/AASI certified (or willing to pursue certification) and be able to provide previous coaching, teaching, and/or racing references.  We are looking for the following:

U10-12 (ages 11 & under), U14 (ages 12-13), Freestyle and Snowboarding - Head Coach(s) and Assistant Coach(s)
Minimal travel, introduction to competition programs. Applicants must have current knowledge of ski racing, USSA Level 100+, Freestyle. Snowboarding programs or PSIA/AASI certification preferred, strong fundamental skiing/riding base, a positive attitude and be a team player. Program will be structured around the USSA’s programs.   

U16-21 (ages 14-15 & 16+) - Head Coach
Applicants must have current knowledge of ski racing, USSA Level 200+ or PSIA certification preferred, former competitor w/strong fundamental skill base, have a positive attitude and be a team player. Program will be structured around the USSA’s programs. Current USSA and VARA membership required. Must be familiar with current SL, GS, SG and DH technique and tactics. Significant travel required.

All coaches report directly to the Director of Snowsports and Alpine Racing. Salary commensurate will be based on experience.  Please send a cover letter, resume and references to:   James R. Lazor, The Hermitage Club, 10 Gatehouse Trail, West Dover, VT 05356, 802-490-4497 or jlazor@hermitageclub.com


Mohawk Mountain Race Coaches

Mohawk Mountain is looking for experienced race coaches to help build on our long tradition of racing.  We believe strongly in the quality of our race program and are excited about the future of this program.  Qualified applicants will have significant experience coaching.  USSA qualifications preferred.

 Inquiries and applications can be directed to David Yeagle, Director of Snowsports at david@mohawkmtn.com.
 


WVBBTS

Snowsports Administrator and M & C Assistant.  Assist the Weekend Program Manager with administrative duties pertaining to Freestyle and Snowboard programming, scheduling, communication and camps.  Assist the Director of Marketing & Communication with the organization’s overall marketing and communication strategies.  More information can be found in the job description here


HoliMont Racing Department is looking for U16 and U18 Coaches to specialize in Alpine competition. Looking for an applicant who would like to begin a long term seasonal position, December – April with competitive wages and a fun, friendly, team oriented environment. Mostly Saturday and Sunday, 2-3 days/week. Applicant must have current knowledge of current knowledge of ski racing, former competitor with strong fundamental skiing base. Travel required, USSA, PSIA, and/or CSCF Level 100 Preferred.
 

Interested, Contact Travis Widger, Racing Director. Fax or E-Mail Resume to 716-699-5029 ortravis@holimont.com.

Job Description


Nashoba Valley

The Nashoba Valley Alpine Race Team is looking for new coaches. The team has approximately 80 members of all ages and ability U12 through U18. Our unique program couples our core race team with weeknight trainers who race for northern teams in VT, NH and ME.

Job Description - Interested Coaches should email Sallie Kent skent@skinashoba.com


Mt Peter
Warwick, NY


Mt Peter USSA Race Department is looking for U10-12, U14 Coaches and Assistant Coaches to work with their growing program. The position is for seasonal Coaches with current knowledge of Alpine Racing, positive attitude and team player. Time period is from late December to early April, 2014. Current USSA membership is required and USSA Certified 100& Ref Level 1 is preferred. Pay will be based on credentials and experience.
Mt Peter is located 50 miles north of New York City, and is one of the oldest continually operating ski areas in NY State.
If interested, please contact Rob Dowd, Program Director at rob@mtpeterracing.com


 

 

Rocky/Central Region

Taos Winter Sports Team Seeks:

Full-Time Alpine Coach
2014-2015

More information here.


Alpine Coaches Wanted

ASPEN VALLEY SKI AND SNOWBOARD CLUB, CO  is seeking 2 full-time seasonal coaches to add to our professional coaching staff. The U16 position is full-time,  October 1 to May 1 with competitive salary and health benefit. Salary DOE. The U14 position is full-time,  October 15 to April 15 with competitive salary and health benefit. Salary DOE. All resumes and cover letters should be emailed to Greg Needell, AVSC Alpine Director at gneedell@teamavsc.org.


Alpine Coaches Wanted:
Team Summit Colorado is a Winter Sports Club representing and operating at four major resorts in the Colorado Rocky Mountains: Arapahoe Basin, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Keystone. We are accepting cover letters and resumes to fill alpine Head and full or part time assistant coach staff positions within many of the age groups. We are also seeking qualified Saturday and weekend coaches for our rapidly growing YSL “Intro to Race” Program. If interested send a cover letter and resume to Erik by email at erik@teamsummit.org


Ski and Snowboard Club Vail is looking for a qualified and enthusiastic coach for our Speedquest Team.

If you are someone who wants to be involved with shaping the future of our young athletes, we want you. This position is for U10 and U8 athletes and takes place on Friday afternoons and all day Saturday and Sunday, along with some additional days over certain holidays/breaks.  Interested?
Contact:

Mike Wolfson, Head Speedquest Coach
mwolfson@skiclubvail.org

970-406-8333

 
 

 

Western Region

Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation Seeks Executive Director - for a full job description click here.  Applications are due no later than May 15, 2014.


 


 
The Sugar Bowl Ski Team Foundation is seeking a dynamic and experienced Athletic Program Director to lead its athletic community, including highly accomplished Alpine Racing, Nordic Racing and Freeride programs which span from a 450-person alpine club to elite-level competitors at the foundation's Sugar Bowl Academy and Postgraduate program.
 
Both on and off the snow, Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Sugar Bowl Academy have experienced incredible success in recent years, boasting U18, U16, Nordic and Freeride national junior champions while the academy's student-athletes have gained admission to the nation's preeminent colleges and universities (Dartmouth College, Cornell University, The University of Chicago, Middlebury College, Tufts University and Bates College, to name just a few).
 
The Athletic Program Director must have a deep passion for education and sport and must also evidence an impeccable track record of outstanding management and communication skills.
 
Salary:  DOE
Contact: mtouchett@sbacademy.org
 

Sugar Bowl Resort is seeking a Competition Events Manager for its highly regarded racing program. This individual will oversee daily operation of the Race Department and Race Crew. The manager has the end-to-end responsibility for all on-hill competitions and race events, including but not limited to bidding for FIS and Far West Races, ensuring the flawless execution of all race events including; pre-race registration and organization, execution day of, and post-race related tasks. The manager will hire, train, motivate and discipline staff. This position requires a minimum of 2 years of Competition Events Management and a solid ski race background.
 
Please send resumes to hr@sugarbowl.com or call (530) 426-6731 for any questions.


 

 

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