Crested Butte Nordic Team Seeks Nordic Coach

FasterSkierDecember 16, 2020

CBNT Assistant Coach

The Crested Butte Nordic Competitive Team is looking for an assistant coach to work with Head Coach Molly Susla and 15 middle and high school athletes from January through the end of March of 2021. The job is about 20 hours/week, plus occasional travel weekends where all expenses are covered. Starting salary at $3,600 for three months, with opportunity for more money depending on experience. We are looking for candidates with a background in Nordic racing, experience with waxing and experience working with kids. Opportunity for summer work is also possible. Come join a growing competitive team in the Nordic Ski Capital of Colorado. If you are interested please send a resume and cover letter to

Time Commitment – 13 weeks from January 4th through March 31st at approx. 20hrs/week Salary – $3,600 for three months, starting salary

  • Be on time to practices and coaches meeting
  • Assist Head Coach in creating all training plans
  • Build relationships with athletes, and coach each athlete individually
  • Assist Head Coach in goal setting for the comp team
  • Hold Head Coach and athletes accountable for setting their own goals and following through with them throughout the year
  • Create a safe and positive environment for all your athletes
  • Assist Head Coach in leading quality training at every practice
  • Use video analysis for technique
  • Follow US Ski and Snowboard and RMN Code of Conduct
  • Follow CBNT Policies and Procedures
  • Record any incidents and report them to the head coach (injuries or fights or bullying)
  • Promote opportunities to athletes and parents (face to face and via email) to race in local races like the U14 series, the alley loop race series, JNQs and the MM7
  • Occasionally ski with the younger groups and help recruit skiers to the comp team
  • Take pictures and video during practices
  • Provide parents with tips on supporting their athletes
  • Use the team Facebook page for updates, photos, videos and events
  • Maintain team van and team areas
  • Attend coaches clinic in November
  • Help with U14 Race Series
  • Attend the Magic Meadows 7
  • Attend all JNQs
  • Be a superior role model for athletes
  • Discuss with Head Coach before each practice about each athlete and that day’s training plan
  • Check in with athletes periodically
  • Attend morning strength


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