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Team Birkie Announces 2024-25 Regional Team

  (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)  – Emma Stertz, Dolcie Tanguay, Connor Roberts, and David Ronnevik, will join Team Birkie’s Regional Team. The Regional Team is an opportunity for athletes to continue their development of high level ski racing, as post-graduate high school and post-graduate collegiate skiers. “It’s exciting to have a strong group of experienced post-collegiate skiers join Team Birkie’s Regional Team,” said Development Coach Jake Stiele. “All four of these athletes bring with them unique experiences...

Bridger Ski Foundation Seeks Nordic Comp Team Head Coach

  Position Title: Nordic Comp Team Head Coach (high school age athletes) Organization: Bridger Ski Foundation Location: Bozeman, Montana Bridger Ski Foundation (BSF) is a nonprofit community ski organization rooted in Bozeman, Montana. Committed to fostering a love for skiing and promoting athletic excellence, BSF offers educational and competitive programs across Nordic, Alpine, and Freestyle/Freeskiing disciplines for all age groups. Bridger Ski Foundation has a large, robust and invested Nordic ski community. BSF maintains and...

Team Birkie Announces New Teams for 2024-2025

Sonnesyn, Ketterson, Bolger, headline 8-member, rebranded teams. Team Birkie’s U.S. Ski Team athletes Kevin Bolger and Zak Ketterson, welcome six new members to their top-tier, re-branded teams for the 2024-2025. Former Minnesota State High School skiing phenom and four-time American Birkebeiner winner, Alayna Sonnesyn, returns home to the community where she emerged as a young endurance athlete, and headlines the newly rebranded World Team (formerly Pro Team). 2023 University of Alaska graduates Mariel Pulles and...

University of Utah Seeks Head Coach

Job Summary The University of Utah seeks a Head Coach for its Nordic Skiing program. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration and development of the program, including developing and managing a budget, training and competition schedule, travel, and equipment needs.  The Nordic Head Coach will work closely with Director of Skiing Fredrik Landstedt in all aspects of running the Nordic program. An excellent benefits package is included. Responsibilities Work within the university...

Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Seeks Competition & Development Team Coach

Ski and Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) is one of the premier junior ski clubs in the country. SSCV’s Cross Country 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 the cross country ski trails at Maloit Park on behalf of the Eagle County School District, which provides a...

XCSO and NTDC Thunder Bay Seeks Development Coach

Job Title:  XCSO Development Coach and NTDC Daily Training Environment Coach Organizations:  Cross Country Ski Ontario and National Team Development Center Location:  Thunder Bay, Ontario FTE:  1.0 Reports to:  XCSO Executive Director Cross Country Ski Ontario (XCSO) provides leadership and programs for its 73 ski clubs and over 17,000 members across Ontario. As the Provincial Sport Organization for cross country skiing in Ontario, we represent our sport to both the Provincial Government and Nordiq Canada,...

Revelstoke Nordic Seeks Head Coach

  Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club (RNSC) is currently seeking a motivated and energetic individual to fill the full-time position of Nordic Head Coach. The position will lead and/or oversee programming from the Learning to Train through to the Training to Win phases of athlete development. The RNSC is a nationally affiliated club and a registered non-profit organization that traces its roots back to 1891, with a long history of organizing and delivering programs geared towards...

NENSA Seeks Competitive Program Director

  As the regional governing body for cross country skiing in the U.S., New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) provides the support structure necessary to bring cross country skiers to their highest potential at regional, national and international events. NENSA seeks a dynamic Competitive Program Director to oversee our year round competitive programming. This role requires strong, inspired leadership and a collaborative spirit to galvanize and to work with our nordic community.  This position will...

Glacier Nordic Club Seeks Head Comp Team Coach

  Glacier Nordic Club (GNC) is based out of Whitefish, Montana.  Named one of the “Top 25 Ski Towns in the World” by National Geographic, Whitefish is located on the shores of Whitefish Lake and at the base of Big Mountain-home to Whitefish Mountain Resort. A short jaunt to Glacier National Park, Whitefish is a year-round outdoor destination. Glacier  Nordic Club operations include rentals and lessons at the Glacier Nordic Center, winter  grooming at multiple...

USCSA Celebrates Another Championship Season

In 2024, the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association National Championships offered 621 Collegiate athletes (representing 71 colleges and universities) the chance to compete in the sports they love. That level of participation demonstrates that the USCSA is a far bigger league—and hosts a much bigger field—than what’s found at NCAA championships. USCSA also features competitions in an array of snowsports: Alpine Snowboard, Freestyle Snowboard, Nordic Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Freeski. FasterSkier has covered USCSA...

Alberta World Cup Academy Seeks High Performance Coach

The Alpine Insurance Alberta World Cup Academy (AIAWCA) has a current opening for a High Performance Coach (HPC) for the 2024/25 training and competition year. The HPC would work with a dynamic team of coaches, administrative and technical staff to oversee and accomplish the goals of the AIAWCA. The AIAWCA is a designated National Team Development Center, and is part of Nordiq Canada’s national network of training centers. Our goal is to provide appropriate, world...

SVSEF Cross Country Seeks Head Comp Team Coach

The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation is seeking a Head Comp Team Coach to lead our junior age cross country athletes: U16 & U18/20. SVSEF is one of the premier junior programs in the country and needs an experienced head coach that can guide our athletes through the transition from Prep to Comp and help them achieve at the junior level and beyond. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary range will be competitive...

Vermont Academy Seeks a Nordic Skiing Program Coach

Beginning next autumn of 2024, Vermont Academy will re-establish its Nordic skiing program with the goal of recruiting and developing skiers and preparing them to compete at the highest levels. The Vermont Academy Nordic program is legendary, and it began with Warren Chivers, as the head ski coach. Warren was the Dartmouth ski captain in 1937, followed in the late 1930’s by National Collegiate Champion in ski jumping and Nordic combined, US National Champion in...

2024-2025 SMST2 Application

The SMS T2 team is accepting applications for its 2024 Summer Program and 2024-2025 Elite Team.  Applications are due April 14th.  We will finalize the roster by May 1st and training starts with our Magic Mountain on-snow sprint event, June 1st, 2024.    The SMS T2 Team is an elite cross country ski team based out of Stratton Mountain, Vermont.  Our mission is international success and local inspiration.  We pride ourselves on top notch collaboration with the National Team coaches,...

Join Team SOHO’s Summer College Program

Team SOHO is looking to build a robust training group this summer for postgraduate or collegiate athletes. The program will run from June 3 – August 3 and includes a full training plan, season pass to Soldier Hollow, access to a brand-new state of the art gym that contains a roller ski treadmill, and 3-5 weekly coached sessions.  The program will focus on developing athletes’ speed, strength, technique, and endurance with our new elite coach. ...

Diggins and Krueger Awarded Holmenkollen Medal

In a season filled with honors, awards, and accolades, Jessie Diggins may have received her most dear distinction yet. While continuing to lead the overall World Cup chase, Diggins was recently awarded the Holmenkollen Medal, the highest Norwegian honor in skiing (including cross-country, ski jumping, Nordic combined, and biathlon). She is the first American to receive this medal which was presented to her by Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon after Saturday’s Holmenkollen 50 k. Norwegian champion,...

The 2024 Tour of Anchorage is Sunday

One of North America’s only, and Alaska’s favorite, point-to-point ski race is this Sunday, March 3, 2024! More than 1200 skiers and 100 bikers to participate on excellent trail conditions. Alaska’s Nordic ski community celebrates ski racing and generations of standout local athletes at the annual Tour of Anchorage, the spring skiing festival, and one of North America’s most popular ski races on Sunday, March 3rd. The Fat Bike Tour of Anchorage welcomes back the...

World Cup Packing with Julia Kern: What’s in the bag?

It’s been an incredible North American World Cup period in Canmore and Minneapolis over the past two weeks. In Canada, as the excitement was building for the first World Cup on US snow in over 20 years, US skier Julia Kern led the women to the top US finish in the classic sprint and Diggins won the 15 km freestyle. In Minneapolis, the huge crowds of US fans in Wirth Park for the Loppet Cup...

Three legendary biathletes latest to be inducted into IBU Hall Of Fame

Biathlon stars Magdalena Forsberg (SWE), Raphael Poiree (FRA) and Gabriela Soukalova (CZE) tonight were inducted into the IBU Hall of Fame at a special awards ceremony hosted ahead of the final competition weekend of the BMW IBU World Championships Biathlon Nove Mesto 2024. The three athletes were chosen by the IBU Executive Board in recognition of their outstanding biathlon careers and significant contributions to the sport. Between them, the three inductees have won 103 World...

Team SOHO Seeks Cross-Country Comp and Elite Team Head Coach

Team SOHO is seeking a Cross-Country Comp and Elite Team Head Coach to take our high school or post graduate programs to the next level.  Team SOHO currently is bursting at the seams in our youth aged ski programs and needs a competent head coach that can help our DEVO (middle school) program athletes transition into our Comp (high school aged athletes) program.  Team SOHO is hoping to develop into one of the country’s premier...