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Golden Nordic Hiring Full-Time Head Coach

March 29, 2016 By Golden Nordic Ski Club

Golden Nordic Ski Club

(Press release)

The Golden Nordic Ski Club ( in Golden, British Columbia, is seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated full-time Head Coach with skills and integrity for the upcoming 2016/17 ski season, starting part time in June/July/August and full time mid-September through mid-April. He/she will work with the existing coach to insure a smooth and easy transition. The Club is approaching it’s 2nd season of an Alta Gas Grant so funding is in place for the position.

The Head Coach shall be responsible for:

* Coordination and teaching of club Youth and Adult Skill Development Programs including ski school, school groups, Masters, Women’s 55+ program, Jackrabbits etc.

* Volunteer and Paid Coach coordination

* Competitive Team Coaching

* Lead on grant writing and reporting

  • Keeping track of application deadlines
  • Researching upcoming grants
  • Ensure timely and professional reporting to granters when required
  • Responsible to create and be accountable for the Programming Budget

* Fund raising and promotion

  • To be done in conjunction with parent committee

* Management of youth and school program ski equipment, including skis, boots, poles

* Management of all equipment and supplies related to the competitive and regular programs

* Monthly reporting to the board of directors and season end detailed report

* Work with the Skills Development Committee to continue to offer high quality programs

* Organize and participate in on snow training sessions for ski school coaches/teachers


  • 2+ years coaching experience
  • Previous racing experience preferred
  • Minimum NCCP L2T trained status (Comp-Intro), T2T (Comp-Dev) preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of Cross Country skiing
  • Excellent race support abilities
  • Competence in race waxing and basic equipment repair and maintenance
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Administration and Organizational Skills
  • Excellent ability to organize and motivate volunteers
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle for travel to races

There is also opportunity to live in the Dawn Mountain Chalet suite to be the caretaker for the Club of the Chalet. This would be a separate contract.

Please send resume, cover letter and reference contact information to:

For further questions and details call Annette at 250-344-1144 or email  

Application deadline: April 30th, 2016