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Durango Nordic is hiring for two exciting positions, an Executive Director and Head Coach. Visit our website at durangonordic.org to view position descriptions.  Qualified candidates are encouraged to email their resume and cover letter to secretary@durangonordic.org Executive Director – Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will oversee the success of the organization and its administration, programs, partnerships, fundraising, staff, and strategic plan. Visit https://www.durangonordic.org/executive-director for the full position description and instructions on how to apply. Head Coach – Reporting to the Executive...

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Time to get in shape for the skiing season! Even though it’s summer, many resorts cater skiing enthusiasts during this season. However, hitting the slopes right away without exercising enough leaves you with sore muscles screaming in pain the following day. Therefore, you must take your muscles through a thorough training program before you slip into your skiing boots. You would be wise not to wait until the last moment and avoid achy muscles performing...

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Medical conditions pose one of the biggest stumbling blocks travellers face when it comes to buying travel insurance.   According to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), more than 14 million people with underlying health conditions try to purchase travel insurance every year – a significant percentage of the overall market.   Of these, an estimated one in 10 end up travelling with insurance that is not appropriate for them, leaving them exposed to sky-high...

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Yarmouth High School seeks a head Nordic ski coach for the 2021-2021 season to continue its 30+ year legacy as one of Maine’s premier public school racing programs. This team is well-funded by an active parent-booster program that perennially produces some of the top athletes in the Western Maine Class B Conference and the state. Candidates for this paid position should have USSA-level coaching experience and racing experience, as well as a high level of...

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General Manager   Mt. Hood’s Teacup Nordic is looking for an experienced, broadly capable General Manager. This “Mountain Manager” will be excited to lead and execute all venue and operations work as well as support coaches focused on our programs. Teacup Nordic is the primary venue and programs provider for the Nordic skiing community of Portland Metro & Hood River County areas. Since 1979, Teacup has been a community-supported non-profit offering 20+ Km of expertly-groomed...

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George Hovland was convinced that skiing saved his life. What is known for certain is that Hovland dedicated his life to skiing. Credited as a pioneer who championed the cause of both downhill and cross-country skiing in the Northland region of Minnesota, Hovland, a former United States Olympic cross-country ski racer, died on May 9th from complications that arose following hip surgery that was the result of a fall Hovland took two weeks earlier. He...

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Middlebury College is seeking applicants for the position of assistant coach for the men’s and women’s nordic ski team. The assistant coach works in conjunction with the head coach in leading all aspects of the nordic skiing program. To learn more about this full-time, benefits eligible position and to apply, please visit: https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/23480 Please contact head coach Andrew Johnson with any questions. Email: arjohnson@middlebury.edu Phone: 801-448-3757   buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren gel online

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Due to the start of the rollerski season, we are republishing this story to help promote best practices when rollerskiing on the open road. Making yourself visible while rollerskiing is a must. And with a recent reminder from U.S. Ski Team (USST) World Cup coach Matt Whitcomb, the time of year has come when many skiers are training on roads in lower angle sunlight as we tip away from the Sun in the Northern Hemisphere. Below...

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It could be the time of year, it might be a lockdown has been initiated; whatever the reason, the truth is few of us can ski or practice winter sports as much as we would like. This is a frustrating situation and makes it harder to maintain fitness and keep our skiing skills sharp. With this in mind, what do we do in the months when hitting the slopes is impossible. Here’s some ideas. Read...

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Position Information Working Title:  Head Coach (Men’s and Women’s Nordic Ski) UW System Title:  Head Coach Essential Job Functions This position reports to the Deputy Director of Athletics and is responsible for the leadership and organization of all aspects of a successful Division 1 intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Nordic Ski program. This position includes the following responsibilities: Planning and conducting tryouts and practices. Identification, assessment, and recruitment of qualified student athletes. Development of training and...

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Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Head Coach, the purpose of this position is to use athletics as a tool to educate college students. By using inter-collegiate competition and all activities related to such competition, this position serves as a teacher and mentor to help build student character, prepare students for a constructive and effective life, and teach valuable life lessons including work ethic; discipline; resilience; persistence; teamwork and selflessness; goal-setting and goal achievement;...

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The Bethel Outing Club seeks a Program Director/Head Coach to launch their 3-year initiative ‘Maine West Project Play.’  A successful candidate will be: Creative in designing an outdoor sport program that equally emphasizes physical literacy and social/emotional well-being. Resourceful in managing existing program assets and developing new funding streams. Collaborative in reinforcing community partnerships and broadening the reach of the program. Committed to ensuring that all members of our community have access to high quality...

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Do you find you are often stressed and feeling anxious in the workplace? Do you often feel overwhelmed and wonder how you’re even going to get through your day, all while trying to stay calm and focused? Workplace stress isn’t new, and anyone can suffer from it, no matter the job or the industry. What isn’t okay, however, is telling yourself, “It’s just part of the job” and not taking steps to remedy it. Here...

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Finding the balance between risk and reward in all we do is vital: too much risk for too little reward is dangerous and often leads to failure, not enough risk often means there won’t be much of a reward! Finding the sweet spot is necessary in all walks of like, not least when looking at stock market investment, gambling, and extreme sports. Skiing Competitive skiiers take calculated risks in order to be the best. One...

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How to get hardy? How to Build Endurance with Exercise? Are there any exercises you can use to develop endurance so that it becomes a part of life, like checking a casino promotions in Canada with your favorite bookmaker?  You will find answers to these questions in this article. What is Endurance? Endurance is the ability to perform physical work without compromising its effectiveness. A hardy person can perform a certain movement for a long...

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Press Release U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced the Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team nominations for the 2021-22 Olympic season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season. The 2021-22 team is highlighted by an experienced group of World Cup, World Championship, and Olympic athletes, including Olympic gold medalist and 2021 FIS Overall Champion Jessie Diggins; two-time World Cup winner Rosie Brennan; and 2020 FIS Junior...

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Crosscut Mountain Sports Center (CMSC) provides year-round recreation, sports training, and outdoor education opportunities for everyone through our simple yet exceptional facilities and trails. CMSC is now welcoming applications for a full time assistant biathlon coach. The purpose of this position is to assist current coaching staff in the workload associated with running an Elite/Development Team. In 2020/21, Crosscut ran Nordic programming for over 60 local athletes and received 15 invitations for international competitions. This...

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A mix of endurance and resistance training, skiing is a fantastic full-body workout offering plenty of cardio-metabolic benefits, including improved insulin resistance, leaner body composition, and lower blood pressure. Skiing also works your body in unique ways, thanks to the variety of highly-coordinated movements involved, such as quick turns, skidding, jumping and carving. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced skier, improving your posture is one of the best things you can do to improve your...

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  Castleton University is seeking a head coach for men’s and women’s Nordic skiing for its USCSA Nordic Ski programs, and a head coach for its NCAA Division III men’s cross-country running team. The successful candidate would oversee all three programs. Both Nordic ski programs are perennial National Championship contenders, with the men’s program claiming back-to-back USCSA National Championships in 2019 and 2020, while the women won the USCSA National Championship in 2020 as well....

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Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for a Head Coach for Nordic Skiing. The positions will direct, organize, coach and administer the men’s and women’s Nordic skiing program. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. NCAA learning portal proficiency, or pass within one month of hire. Possess a current CPR certification or have the ability to obtain upon hire. Demonstrated successful Nordic skiing coaching experience as a head coach or...