Job Posting: Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Cross Country Comp/Devo Coach

Posted by Ski and Snowboard Club Vail on Apr 12th 2024

Job Posting: Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Cross Country Comp/Devo Coach

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 high-quality training and racing venue for SSCV program members.

Ski and Snowboard Club Vail is accepting applications for a coach to work with the Cross Country Competition and Development Programs. The primary coaching responsibility will be for the U16/U18/U20 Comp/Devo programs.

Position: Cross Country Competition and Development Team Coach Employer: Ski and Snowboard Club Vail

Reports to: Comp/Devo Program Head Coach and Cross Country Program Director Employment: 10-month full-time seasonal

Compensation: $25,000-$30,000, DOE

Benefits: Per employee handbook and employment offer

Responsibilities include:

● Foster a positive, supportive and inclusive team culture

● Assist in the development and implementation of training plans ● Preparing for and coaching daily training sessions

● Coaching support at identified competition trips and training camps ● Assist with content for newsletters, club awards, fundraisers, etc. ● Work with Head Coach and Program Director to coordinate team travel and trip budgets

● Assist with the maintenance of club owned and skier equipment ● Van driving for daily training, competitions and camps as needed. Experience driving a trailer is a plus.

● Engage with the local cross country skiing community at events including town series races and other events.

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.

Opportunity for interested candidates to have extra work snowmobile and cat grooming at an hourly rate. Training on equipment use available.

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

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Documents will be accepted until midnight MDT April 28, 2024, or until a suitable candidate is found. Ideal start date of June 1, 2024.

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.