USST Seeking Coaches for J1 Scando Trip

FasterSkierOctober 11, 2010

The U.S. Ski Team is offering two coaching positions for the 2011 J1 Scandinavian Cup Race Series. Both positions are fully funded by NCCSEF. Coaches looking to apply for these positions should have experience working with athletes aged 15-20, a strong background in waxing and testing skis, and be willing to work hard for two weeks.

Successful applicants will also be positive role models for high school aged athletes and have a willingness to share their experiences and love of ski racing. We are looking to develop coaches and welcome all applications from coaches wishing to gain new experience and willing to share their own.

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to by October 25th. The staff will be selected by November 1st.

Selection criteria for athletes are posted at – go to “Sports,” “Cross Country,” and then “Advancement.”

Trip Details
Location: Sweden- (venue undecided)
Approximate Trip Dates: Jan 26 through Feb 9.
Coaching Staff:
Head Coach: Matthew Johnson (Burke Mountain Academy)
Coach (NCCSEF Funded): TBA
Coach (NCCSEF Funded): TBA

Trip Schedule
A detailed schedule will be posted as soon as possible. The trip will be between January 26
and February 9, but exact dates and details will not be known until the venue has been set.

Race Schedule
February 4-6 (according to the Swedish Ski Association)

Event Website
NOTE:  There is no official website posted yet, it should be posted near the bottom of this page under “Nordiska juniorlandskampen” when available.


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