Job PostingsNewsFord Sayre Nordic Seeks Assistant Junior Coach

FasterSkier FasterSkierAugust 18, 2021

Ford Sayre Memorial Ski Council is a 501(c3) established in 1950 to promote the sport of skiing in the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire and is one of the few clubs in the nation that supports Cross Country, Jumping and Alpine programs under one umbrella.  Ford Sayre Nordic skis at Oak Hill in Hanover, NH, the ski venue of Dartmouth College, and supports nearly 300 Nordic skiers of all ages.

 

Responsibilities

The Assistant Coach will work closely with the Nordic Head Coach to support the U16-U20 Junior Nordic Team (JNT) (2-4 days per week) and lead the 7/8th grade racing program (2-3 days/week). The Assistant Coach is expected to coach 4-6 training sessions per week, travel with the team to all Eastern Cup race weekends and local races, and help coordinate and facilitate a training camp over Thanksgiving break.

Major administrative tasks include reviewing training plans and logs, regular communications with athletes, parents, coaches and other stakeholders, assisting with coordination of the Silver Fox Trot race and making regular web presence updates.

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge and passion for Nordic skiing and ski racing
  • Basic ski waxing knowledge and proficiency
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and communication skills (both written and verbal) are critical
  • Valid driver’s license with a safe driving history

This is a full-time temporary position beginning no later than Nov. 1 (but encouraged to begin earlier) and ending April 1 with the potential to continue as a full-time, exempt position for the right candidate at an annualized rate of $24,000.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and references to Hilary McNamee (hilary@fordsayre.org)

 

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