MWSC Continental Team Coach

FasterSkierSeptember 17, 2003

The Maine Winter Sports Center seeks to hire the best and the brightest individuals to be a part of an empowering Team. The role of this Team is to redefine community based recreation and competitive ski programs in the United States. The position of MWSC Coach reports to the MWSC Chief Operations Officer and entails working as a part of a team in initiating, planning and implementing a solid development program for beginning athletes in elementary school to post-collegiate national caliber athletes in accordance with the MWSC mission. Within the framework of the Mission, the MWSC Continental Team Coach is responsible for overseeing the Continental Team Program, a symbiotic partnership between high-level, full-time athletes and the MWSC, a community-based economic development organization. Athletes in the MWSC Continental Team Program work on community and youth projects to further the MWSC’s mission of re-establishing skiing as a lifestyle in Maine; and in return, the MWSC provides coaching, accommodations and some expense reimbursement to help the athletes achieve their own individual skiing goals.

The ideal candidate will have a deep sense of community, will see the inherent value of the MWSC mission and will possess all the technical ski coaching skills to aid high-level athletes on their way toward National Team status. Experience in a National caliber program with National caliber athletes is a prerequisite. In addition to regular coaching duties, the Continental Team Coach serves as News Letter editor and University Program contact. The winter race schedule includes US Nationals, Junior Nationals, Canadian Nationals, and Eastern Cups.

This position is a full-time interim position to begin immediately and continue until April 1, 2004 when applicants may apply for the permanent status as Continental Team Coach. Compensation includes salary, excellent benefit package, housing allowance and vehicle.

Applicants should contact Max Saenger, Maine Winter Sports Center Chief Operating Officer, with a short cover letter and resume at and then follow up with a phone call to (207) 328-0991.


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