Club Job Postings
Wildcat Mountain Race Team, NH is seeking high-energy coaches to lead our groups U8 through U16/U19 alpine race programs for the 2016/17 season. The Wildcat Mountain Race Team, located in Pinkham Notch, NH, is a well-respected, long-established competitive junior race program (U8 to U19) that skis and trains on the most challenging terrain in the Mount Washington Valley. Our athletes are committed, our coaches passionate and our parents are supportive. We offer training on weekends as well as school holiday weeks from December through late March.
We are looking to hire qualified individuals that can demonstrate:
Your duties and responsibilities will include skiing with our athletes, leading skills progressions through structured and unstructured free skiing, drills and gate training, as well as structuring training programs and preparing for races. We offer competitive pay, as well as a Wildcat/Attitash season pass and ski team coach’s jacket. We also seek to include our coaches in the various team social activities.
For more information, please contact
Program Director, Maggie Flynn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mount Snow Academy (MSA), VT is seeking a Director of Athletics and Recruitment. The Director will be responsible for leadership of MSA’s competitive on-snow programs of alpine ski racing, freeskiing and snowboarding. The Director will also partner with the Head of School to drive new student athlete recruiting initiatives. A more extensive job description and contact information can be found here.
University of Maine at Farmington, ME is seeking an alpine ski coach and outdoor recreation coordinator. Job description here.
Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) located at Sugarloaf, ME seeks applicants for the full-time position of Alpine Program Director. This person will oversee and direct all aspects of the men’s and women’s alpine programs including U8-U21 athlete development, coaching staff development, weekend program, full-time academy, summer camps, recruiting, and philosophy. This is a 12-month salaried position beginning in the summer of 2016. CVA, a USSA Gold Certified Club, enjoys a strong relationship with Sugarloaf mountain and a 30+ year reputation of excellence in academics, ski racing and citizenship. For questions and to submit a resume contact CVA Head of School Kate Webber Punderson at email@example.com.
The Bromley Outing Club (BOC) in Peru, VT is currently seeking a head U12 alpine race coach for the 2016/17 winter season.
• We are looking for a Candidate with prior racing and coaching experience. Candidates should hold a USSA coaching license and race official credentials, or show the ability to get those credentials by fall of 2016. Candidates should have good communication and strong leadership skills.
• Coach responsibilities include mentoring athlete development, coordinating training and racing schedules, communicating with athletes and parents, and leading and overseeing the assistant U12 coaches.
• Candidates must also be willing to travel to races within the Southern Vermont Council area.
The BOC alpine program has approximately 100 U8-U19 athletes with a strong parent and volunteer support base. Interested applicants should forward their resume/bio, including: years coaching; number of years skiing, and any special qualifications or certifications. Pay is commensurate with experience.
For more information, please contact
Program Director, Amy W Zimmer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Okemo Mountain School, VT is seeking full time alpine ski racing coaches at several age groups for the 2016-2017 season to meet the needs of our growing program. Additionally, the Okemo Mountain Competition Center is seeking weekend alpine ski racing coaches for all age groups for the 2016-17 winter season. Applicants for either position should be enthusiastic team players with excellent oral and written communication skills. Prior coaching and/or racing experience is a must, as well as the flexibility to travel to state, regional, and national level competitions. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Mariel Meringolo, OMS Head of School, at email@example.com or OMS; 53 Main St; Ludlow, VT 05149. For submissions or inquiries by email, please also copy Peter Cornish, Okemo Competitions Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gould Academy, ME is seeking a Head Alpine FIS Coach. This is a full-time position and responsible for the planning and delivery of the annual training and race plans for the Academy’s FIS level athletes. The Head FIS Coach reports directly to the On Snow Program Director. Strong communication skills, particularly with athletes and parents, as well as the ability to work cooperatively within an Academy setting are key requirements of this position. Experience with and a strong understanding of FIS level athlete management is required. For submissions or inquiries please email Kurt Simard at email@example.com.
Also seeking a Head Alpine USSA Coach. This is a full-time position and responsible for the planning and delivery of the annual training and race plans for the Academy’s USSA level athletes to include U19, U16, and U14. The Head USSA Coach reports directly to the On Snow Program Director. Strong communication skills, particularly with athletes and parents, as well as the ability to work cooperatively within an Academy setting are key requirements of this position. For submissions or inquiries please email Kurt Simard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jay Peak Ski Club, VT is seeking a program director for our Alpine Ski Team.This is a seasonal salary position with approximately 70 days on snow and supporting administrative duties.
Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) located at Sugarloaf, ME seeks applicants for year-round and seasonal alpine coaching positions. Opportunities exist for Head U19 Men and Women and Head U16 Women and associated assistants. Many positions offer housing, food and benefits. CVA, a USSA Gold Certified Club and 2016 USSA Club of the Year, enjoys a strong relationship with Sugarloaf mountain and a 30+ year reputation of excellence in academics, ski racing and community. For questions and to submit a resume contact CVA Alpine Program Director Kraig Sourbeer at email@example.com.
Loveland Ski Club (LSC), CO invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Program Manager. Working closely with the Executive Director and the LSC Mangement Team, this individual will be responsible for many aspects of running the Loveland Ski Club program. The Program Manager is a full-time, year-round salaried position with employment opportunity beginning as early as April 21, 2016.
LSC is a rapidly evolving, multi-faceted organization dedicated to the development of fundamentally strong youth ski racers in a high-quality environment. The ideal candidate will possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to work in a dynamic setting with varying schedule, and the ability to take ownership of their duties. A background in ski racing, USSA coach and official credentials, and excellent written and oral communication skills are a must. This role requires a high degree of organization, strong administrative and computer skills and the ability to multi-task. Salary is commensurate with experience and abilities.
Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to LSC Executive Director, John Hale at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pinnacle Racing, MI is looking for coaches for the 16-17 season. Join one of the fastest growing clubs in the Rocky central region. This is a great opportunity to work in a long term position and help this club grow.
Positions available: Men’s U16 lead coach
Men’s/women’s FIS coach
Lead development coach (7-13 yr olds)
Asst. U14 coach
2 years min. Experience and level 200 preferred. (Or international equivalent) Travel required.Have H2B visa available. Nov. 1 thru April 10th. Web site www.pinnussa.com
Resumes to Jrkosik@jfkinvestment.com
The Flagstaff Alpine Ski Team (Team FAST), part of Rocky Mountain Division, is looking for an energetic coach to fill our Full Time Head Alpine Travel position. USSA certification and leadership skills required. The position would run from end of August through April and encompass dryland training in the fall and full season training and racing schedule through the winter. We have an amazing group of over 130 athletes, 34 Alpine travel athletes from U8 through U18. Flagstaff is a great college mountain town and our parent volunteers are always willing to help. The Arizona Snowbowl has been making snow for 3 years now and we are getting a new high speed 6 pack chair this summer! Salary is competitive and adjusted to level of experience. Team FAST is also seeking Part Time Coaches from December through end of March who are passionate about ski racing and teaching our youth the love of skiing and ski racing.
The Program Director position with Team FAST will be open August 2016. Strong communication, leadership and computer skills are required. Our team has grown tremendously over the past 5 years and it is an exciting time to be part of our community.
Please send resumes to Klundstrom5@gmail.com
Team Summit Colorado is seeking qualified coaches in all ski and snowboard disciplines for the 2016-2017 season. “Elevating youth through winter sports”:
We are a youth development organization empowering our athletes to realize and celebrate their personal podiums through athletics, education, and life skills by participating in innovative programming at our world class venues.
We believe the lessons learned on the mountain through skiing and snowboarding builds world- class athletes and community leaders and will serve the athletes long after their competitive careers are over.
To learn more and apply online go here:
The Winter Park Resort Competition Center, CO is seeking alpine race coaches at several age groups for the 2016-2017 season. Currently we are looking for both full and part time staff to work in all levels of our program. The Competition Center is a USSA Gold certified club and has a culture of excellence, with world class training venues and a strong community. Winter Park resort provides excellent resources to help our athletes reach their full potential. Working with our local schools allows for both out of town athletes and locals to reach their goals both academically and athletically. Preferable applicants should have experience racing or coaching and some involvement with USSA or PSIA. Applicants for coaching should be enthusiastic team players with excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the flexibility to travel to state, regional, and national level competitions.
Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club, CO is seeking a full time Freesking (Pipe and Park) coach for the 2016-17 season. The position includes leading training sessions, traveling to coach at high level events, works with the Freeski Head coach and team of coaches. This is a full time 6 month position (with additional months of employment possible) with benefits. Coaches are required to be current with CPR / First Aid, Safe Sport / Concussion training (provided by AVSC) and pass a background check.
For position descriptions and more information, please contact Eric Knight: email@example.com
Loveland Ski Club (LSC), Colorado is seeking qualified applicants to join our Junior Team coaching staff for the 2016-2017 season. This is a nine-month, full-time position for a career minded coach looking to become part of Loveland Ski Club’s rapidly growing program. The Junior Team is a group of highly motivated U10-U14 athletes who compete in Age Class races throughout the season. The opportunity in our Junior Team program includes 3 days/week coaching with the option to work 2 additional days/week on our operations crew. Operations work starting mid-October with coaching beginning November 5th. The race season runs through mid-April, with operations work possible throughout our Spring Training block, which runs through late June. Coaching work also during designated Spring On-Snow Camp weeks for Junior Team athletes. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 1, 2016.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is hiring within the snowboard department. We are seeking a Snowboardcross and Snowboard Alpine coach to assist with our growing race programs. This position will be overseeing the Junior race athletes, as well as Pro Am Snowboardcross athletes. Applicants for this position must possess highly effective leadership skills and have experience coaching competitive young snowboard athletes. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Visit www.sswsc.org to learn about our programs.
Interested candidates send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
McCall Winter Sports Club (MWSC), ID is seeking to hire a Seasonal Nordic Head Coach for the club’s Nordic Program. Please veiw the job desciption here.
The Alyeska Ski Club (ASC), AK is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of Alpine Director. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing an athletic and educational structure for athletes of all ages to reach their highest levels of competition and individual ability. The Alpine Director position is at the heart of ASC’s commitment to providing high quality racing and training opportunities to our growing base of alpine athletes through a wide variety of programming.
For almost 50 years, ASC’s programs have created a community where generations of skiers have achieved many levels of athletic and personal success on the international, national and regional scene. ASC programs have inspired personal and athletic achievement in more than 500 athletes annually, from the youngest who are just developing their skills, to athletes with high level aspirations for their sport. Our programs are well supported by our Board of Directors, existing staff and a committed base of athletes, parents and volunteers. ASC’s high retention rate in all programs is a testament to the health of our club and strong leadership support. Working with the Executive Director and Alpine Committee, this individual will be responsible for building on ASC’s success and continuing our commitment to the pursuit of education, athletic achievement and personal growth through a defined progression framework for all athletes and coaches.ASC is seeking qualified applicants that possess strong technical and leadership skills and the ability to manage and communicate effectively with coaches, parents and athletes. Previous experience as a Program Director or an equivalent leadership and management position with an alpine program preferred. Candidates must have USSA coach and officials certification and a strong coaching background, U12 – U19 experience preferred. Participation in divisional and/or regional competition committees is desirable.This position affords the ability to adventure in the Last Frontier – where the extraordinary for most is the ordinary for Alaskans. The community of Girdwood is nestled at the base of the year-round, snow-capped Chugach Mountain Range located in Chugach State Park which boasts 495,000 acres of Alaskan wilderness. Girdwood is also minutes away from world class fishing in Prince William Sound and the Kenai Peninsula. Additionally, we offer a competitive salary/benefits package for individuals and families who want to live in a community with some of the best educational opportunities and most accessible recreational terrain in the world.Professionals who meet the above criteria and are seeking a healthy flexible work life balance plus the opportunity to live, work and play in a fun, family oriented environment should submit a resume and cover letter to Lara Hildreth, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 2.
The Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy is seeking a passionate and committed Alpine Program Director to serve as the internal and external leader for all alpine competition programs (U10-U21) of SBSTA. The Alpine Program Director will be responsible for ensuring that the organization’s mission, vision, and athletic philosophy are well executed, and for helping to build the platform for SBSTA to become one of the nation’s top alpine programs over the next several years. The Alpine Program Director is responsible for the operations and management of all alpine competition programs including building, leading, and inspiring a team of top alpine coaches, developing and implementing comprehensive and effective athlete management plans, leading Academy recruiting efforts, and representing SBSTA at the regional and national level.
Qualified candidates will have the ability to command the respect of the entire SBSTA community, experience working at the highest levels of alpine skiing, extensive knowledge of alpine skiing technique and tactics, a deep appreciation for the dual pursuit of academics and athletics, strong communication skills, and the ability to manage and lead a group of alpine coaches. Interested candidates should contact Tracy Keller, Head of the Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy, at email@example.com.
The Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy is seeking a passionate and committed upper level (U16 - FIS) coach for the 2016–2017 year. Upper level coaches are responsible for ensuring that their student-athletes are given every opportunity to achieve their potential and are responsible for the day-today operations and management of their athletes. Coaching responsibilities include: coordinating, designing, and overseeing all activities involved in the training, travel, equipping, and competition of team athletes, communicating proactively and effectively with athletes, parents, and other members of the SBSTA staff; and working in concert with the conditioning coaches throughout the year.
Qualified candidates will have a strong background in alpine ski racing and coaching (including USSA and/or PSIA certifications), strong leadership skills relevant to developing teenage athletes, strong communication skills, and the flexibility to travel throughout the season. Interested candidates should contact Tracy Keller, Head of the Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mammoth Mountain Ski Team, CA is seeking Alpine coaches for season 2016-17. We have the terrain, the infrastructure and length of season that most coaches dream of. Currently we are looking for full and part time staff to work in all levels of our program. The support the mountain gives our team’s is unmatched anywhere in the west. The ski area provides ample training lanes, early morning access, excellent grooming and a watering system that provides the surface athletes need to excel. Working with our local schools and Community Foundation allows for both out of town athletes and locals to reach their goals both academically and athletically. Preferable applicants should have experience racing or coaching and some involvement with USSA or PSIA. If you would like to be part of our team or require more information please contact: email@example.com or call 760-934-2571 x3795
Squaw Valley Ski Team and Alpine Meadows Ski Team, CA are seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:
-Coaches Education and Development Manager – Full Time
-Junior Development Coach – Part Time and Full Time
-U12 to U21 Coach – Part Time and Full Time
All candidates should have necessary alpine coaching experience and education, be able to work in a team environment and have ample leadership and communication qualities. Please inquire by sending resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Team Alpental Snoqualmie Ski Education Foundation (TAS) Seattle, WA TAS is a premier alpine ski racing program in the Pacific Northwest, with programs for U10-U18 athletes. We are currently looking for coaches for the 2016-2017 season. We have the following openings:
*Head FIS Coach: This is a 6-7 month full-time position + summer and fall camps. The ideal candidate will have a strong racing background, 2+ years of FIS level coaching experience and be willing to travel to divisional, regional and national projects. We offer competitive pay and use of team vehicles. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
*U14 and U12 coaches: TAS is looking for weekend U14 and U12 coaches for the upcoming season (mid-November through mid-April). There is also the additional opportunity for weeknight coaching, if interested. Ideal candidates will have strong racing backgrounds, 1+ year youth coaching experience, and be willing to travel to local weekend races. We offer competitive pay and a season's pass to the Summit at Snoqualmie. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Whitefish Mountain Resort (Big Mountain, Montana) Race Team Seeking U16 – U19 Coach.
The Whitefish Mountain Resort Race Team is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic U16 – U19 coach for the 2016–2017 year. This coach will be responsible for developing and executing year around goal-based training plans for each athlete as well as a comprehensive training plan for the entire group. Coaching responsibilities include coordinating and overseeing all activities involved in the training, travel, equipping, and competition of team athletes, communicating proactively and effectively with athletes, parents, and other members of the WMR Race Team staff. Emphasis is placed on the personal development of each athlete through citizenship, sportsmanship and scholarship. Position is full-time September through April, part-time May through August depending on Summer camps and dryland schedule. Great Ski Mountain, Great Ski Town, 70 Years of Great Ski Racing Tradition!
Qualified candidates will have a strong background in alpine ski racing and coaching, minimum Level 100 USSA Coaches Certification or equivalent. Also strong leadership skills relevant to developing teenage athletes, ability to work effectively with other WMR Race Team coaches to ensure smooth transition into training group, strong communication skills and the flexibility to travel throughout the season. Interested candidates should contact Tim Hinderman, Executive Director of the Flathead Valley Ski Education Foundation at email@example.com.
Silver Run Skiing Foundation, MT is seeking part time coaches for the Masters team, youth race program, as well as a head free ride coach. Silver Run is based in beautiful Red Lodge Montana, and is a well established team of about 110 athletes.
The Juneau Ski Club located in Juneau, Alaska is seeking applicants for the Head Coach and Program Director position for its U8-U19 alpine ski racing program. This is a seasonal (September-April) salaried position that offers the successful applicant the unique opportunity to experience living in Southeast Alaska while building and managing a family oriented program with a history of producing world class athletes. Prior program director experience is not necessary, however a robust racing and coaching background in addition to required USSA certifications or their equivalent is expected.
Casper Mountain Racers, WY is seeking coaches for our U10-U16 programs. CMR has a long history and is currently rebuilding around a fast growing, enthusiastic young team. We are looking for equally enthusiastic coaches to build our team around.
Positions open are: Age Class Head Coach, and Assistant Coach.
CMR is based out of Hogadon Ski Area which is in the process of building a new lodge, and has updated their snowmaking capabilities the past two summers. The team has an internal pipeline through the Snowsports School, and a great relationship with the mountain and community.
Interested candidates please send resumes to Aaron Flynn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Park City - International Ski Academy We have Australian athletes that need you full time from Dec to April! With a growing demand from all skiers to have access to greater ski volume and greater quality ski volume the southern hemisphere summer break provides Australian athletes the perfect opportunity to extend their training program. Peak Ski Racing Academy is running an exciting academy for athletes that are seeking Northern Hemisphere race training, race entry and housing to compliment their southern hemisphere programs here in the beautiful and highly resourced Park City. These athletes range from U10's although concentrate in the U12's and U14's with some U16's. All athletes will come from race programs and will have a written skills and training focus report. These kids need a coach that can be responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the athletes, responsibilities include: coordination, designing and overseeing all activities involved in the training, travel, equipping, video analysis and competition. Qualified candidates will have a strong background in alpine ski racing and coaching, USSA and or PSIA certifications, ample leadership and communication skills with flexibility to possibly travel throughout the season.
Please inquire by sending resume to PeakSkiRacingAcademy@gmail.com - att: Tracie Michael
Alberta Freestyle Skiing, Canada is seeking an opening for a High Performance Head Coach to lead our successful Provincial Mogul Team tradition that includes rigorous camp-based training in the off season involving 95 days in fitness, water ramp, trampoline, glacier skiing, as well as October and December on snow camps. The competition season covers all Canada Cup and NorAm mogul events. The goal of our Alberta Mogul Team is to prepare and advance Learn-to-Compete athletes onto the National Mogul Team.
Devil’s Glen Country Club (DGCC), CANADA is seeking a full time seasonal head coach. This pre-eminent private ski clubs and is situated on the Niagara Escarpment south of Collingwood. The Club has over 2000 members including 335 athletes who participate in all levels of the racing programs (U8 through U18, Adult, Freestyle and elite individual disciplines). The Club has a strong core of 11-16 year olds that are committed to the sport and are looking to be inspired to rise to the top tier of racing.
· The Head Coach must be a CSCF certified Performance Level Coach (or an equivalent education)
· The Head Coach must have 5+ years of general ski coaching experience – with a proven track record of developing successful athletes/programs with varying goals of recreation, fun and skill development as well as elite level performance
· The Head Coach must be computer literate and comfortable working with Microsoft Word and Excel
· The Head Coach will be responsible for ensuring that Devil’s Glen has the best team of coaches possible through hiring, training and performance reviews
· The Head Coach must be a very organized team player who is able to work with the Management team of the Club, his/her team of coaches and all Members and guest of the Club
· The Head Coach must possess the ability to deal with parents, athletes, coaches and other stakeholders patiently, firmly, fairly and diplomatically
· The Head Coach should be an strong leader who is goal oriented, sets high standards and who has a high level of personal energy and stamina
· Previous Head Coach experience is an asset
· A Personal high level competition (FIS) experience an asset
Term of Employment: A full time seasonal position.
Salary: Negotiable, depending on qualifications, experience and time commitment. Compensation will be competitive in the industry for a high level sport program manager.
Deadline: To be considered, applications/resumes must be received by Doug Wansbrough (email@example.com) not later than noon on May 24, 2016. We welcome all submissions but only preferred candidates will be contacted.
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