Job PostingsNewsSugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy Seeks Nordic Coach

FasterSkier FasterSkierAugust 19, 2019

Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy​ is seeking a full-time, career track nordic coach for the 2018-19 season. Sugar Bowl Academy offers a year-round program for student-athletes, in grades 8-12 as well as a Post-Graduate program. The Academy offers both day and boarding options and we offer several development camps throughout the year. In addition, the Ski Team runs several seasonal youth programs designed to develop a passion for the sport and lifelong skills.

Sugar Bowl Academy student-athletes thrive on the dual pursuit of rigorous academics and competitive skiing in an environment that celebrates hard work and the pursuit of worthy goals. Graduates have gone on to some of the best colleges and universities in the country and many have continued their pursuit of skiing on NCAA teams at schools including Dartmouth, Bates, Colby, Harvard, Middlebury, Saint Lawrence University, the University of Alaska Anchorage, and the University of Colorado.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, college/elite racing experience and/or biathlon experience, and 5+ years coaching experience. They will be willing to work with the entire nordic staff (including youth coaches) to develop athletes and programming. Job duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Assist in day to day operations of the Sugar Bowl Academy Nordic Ski Team including practice planning, budgeting, team communication, etc.
  • Assist in weekly/yearly training plan writing and development.
  • Along with nordic staff, assist in support of long-term athlete development model for the Sugar Bowl Nordic Programs.
  • Assist Program Director in developing camp and race schedule.
  • Assist in recruiting and retention of SBA Nordic Athletes.
  • Supervise and track athlete training data and training logs.
  • Other duties, as they arise, given ample notice.

Salary/Compensation: Salary DOE, benefits package, equipment stipend and Sugar Bowl/Royal Gorge Season Pass. If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and three references to Will Sweetser, Nordic Programs Director, wsweetser@sbacademy.org

Closing Date: August 23, 2019.

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