The Rivers School Seeks Assistant Nordic Coach

FasterSkierSeptember 14, 2017

The Rivers School in Weston, Mass., seeks an assistant Nordic coach. Entering its third year, the Rivers Nordic program is rapidly growing in popularity on campus. The assistant coach will play a large role in helping to foster the growth of our upper school team and our student’s love for skiing and the outdoors.

The Rivers School Nordic ski team prides itself on developing skiers who love to work with a team, embrace the challenges and rewards of hard training, and enjoy the beauty of snowy winters through exercise. We take an approach that focuses on growth. Specifically, our training is designed to allow athletes to build endurance, develop proper skiing technique, improve balance, and increase strength.

Our team is structured to help both elite skiers progress to the highest levels of the sport and help new skiers learn how to ski and race. While racing at its core is an individual activity, we value strong team chemistry. We take the view that you ski better and faster when you are happy, motivated, supported by teammates and coaches, and possess a desire to help your team succeed. We also take great pride in growing students’ love of this lifelong sport.

The assistant coach will be responsible for attending practices each day of the week and 4 races throughout the winter. Aside from the league championships, all races take place on Wednesdays. Rivers competes in the Lakes Region and New England Prep School Athletic Conference.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact our Athletic Director, Bob Pipe, at

For more information about Rivers and our hiring policies, please see below or visit our website,


The Rivers School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in grades 6 through 12 located in Weston, Massachusetts.

Rivers challenges students to attain their highest levels of excellence in academics, arts, and athletics. We set high standards and expect students to participate actively in their learning. We cultivate a caring, respectful, and collaborative environment that encourages student performance, including demonstration of logical thought, informed and articulate voice, creative vision, and integrity. Rivers is dedicated to preparing its students for leadership in a world that needs their talents, imagination, intellect, and compassion.

Hiring Information

The Rivers School is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. The Rivers School selects the best qualified for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, age, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran’s status or any other status protected by applicable law. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color to apply.

The Rivers School conducts a criminal background check and other lawful background check(s) prior to employment. The Rivers School reserves the right to deny employment or terminate employment at any time, within its discretion, depending upon the results of any lawful background check.


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