Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Seeks Youth Programming Head Coach

FasterSkierApril 19, 2023


Ski and Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) is one of the premier junior ski clubs in the country. SSCV’s Nordic Program is in the Rocky Mountain Division and competes at regional and national level annually. The surrounding valley and communities provide a fantastic environment for training, outdoor recreation, and excellent alpine skiing nearby. Additionally, SSCV operates Maloit Park on behalf of the Eagle County School District, which provides a high-quality training and racing venue for SSCV program members.

Ski and Snowboard Club Vail is accepting applications for a Head Coach to oversee U14 and younger programming. The primary coaching responsibility will be for the U14/U12 Prep Team, with some oversight of the SSCV Future Stars Programming (U10-U6 program).

Position: U14 and Younger Program Head Coach Employer: Ski and Snowboard Club Vail

Reports to: Nordic Program Director Employment: 10-month full-time seasonal Compensation: $27,500-$30,000, DOE

Benefits: Per employee handbook and employment offer

Responsibilities include preparing for and coaching daily training, race-day preparation and coaching, and race travel. The programming should emphasize long-term development, age-appropriate training and activities, and a positive team culture. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills, technical knowledge and understanding of the sport, and the ability to work alongside the Nordic Program Director and Comp/Devo Head coach to provide high-quality programming for all members. Hours will vary seasonally, with more hours from November to March and reduced hours in spring, summer, and fall. Previous schedule has generally been 3 sessions/week June-October, 5-7 sessions/week November-March and travel for races.

Additional Benefits:

  • Employer contribution towards medical insurance available
  • Paid time off
  • Ability to participate in Ski & Snowboard Club Vail 403(b) retirement plan with 5% company match
  • Vail Resorts 4 Mountain Epic Pass
  • Minturn Fitness Center Gym Membership – Individual

Previous schedule has generally been 3 sessions/week June-October, 5-7 sessions/week November-March and travel for races.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Documents will be accepted until midnight MDT May 5, 2023, or until a suitable candidate is found. For more information, please contact Eric Pepper (SSCV Nordic Program Director) at 303-513-8717 or by email at

Disclaimer: The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required, and the position may be modified as needed.


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