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Canmore Nordic Seeking Assistant Coach

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Job Notice: Assistant Cross-Country Ski Coach for Canmore Nordic Ski Club Racing Program

The Canmore Nordic Ski Club is seeking to hire a part-time assistant coach for the Train to Train (TT) and Learn to Compete (LC) programs (14-17 year olds). The position entails attending after-school training sessions 3 days per week, assisting with coaching at training camps, and occasional support at races on some weekends.

This position is part time (average of about 10 hours/week). There is a possibility that the club could offer more hours if the candidate was interested and qualified to teach adults in the winter.

Duties include:

  • Conduct safe, fun and developmentally appropriate practices for the TT and LC programs
  • Work with and assist the lead coach in developing schedules
  • Occasionally communicate with athletes and families by email and website about schedule and upcoming events
  • Attend some out of town races and camps
  • Provide race support including waxing

The ideal candidate will be a skier and/or coach with experience at the junior or senior level working with cross country skiers. Previous coaching experience is preferred but not required.

Contract runs September 3, 2013 – March 23, 2014.

If interested in applying, please submit the following documents to Alain Parent, Canmore Nordic Ski Club Program Director:

  • Cover letter and resume, highlighting why you want to coach junior cross country skiers and what skills, experiences and life background you bring
  • Two references including name and contact information (at least one ski related contact)

Contact Alain Parent, CNSC Program Director with any questions or for more information.

The position will remain open until filled with a review of applications beginning August 1, 2013.

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