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Catamount Ski Resort Alpine Race Coach in South Egremont, Massachusetts

Teach ski and racing skills for student athletes ages 6 to 18 Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Provide on-hill athletic instruction and coaching to race students. - Evaluate and oversee the development of each athlete\'s skills. - Develop strategies enabling athletes to reach their individual goals. - Create an environment that promotes teamwork. - Instill strong values and teach good sportsmanship. - Provide coaching and instruction in a professional and effective manner. - Connect and communicate with parents and other coaches. - Assist high school coaches who train or race at Berkshire East. - Set up and tear down equipment for racing events. - Maintain training and racing courses. - Inspect courses maintaining on-hill safety for athletes and other skiers. - Oversee the safe execution of all training and racing activities. - Provide clear direction and expectations to all team members. - Maintain race equipment (gates, nets, cameras, timing, etc.). - Prepare all required records and reports on coaching activities. - Support team athletes at races at other mountains as required. - Perform other tasks as assigned by race director. Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities) - Strong technical skier background. - Effective teaching skills working with children. - USSA membership required. - L100, L200+ certification preferred. Intro to level 100 required - Experience and certification as an Alpine Official preferred. - Strong knowledge of skiing technique. - Proven effective coaching style. - Act as a role model; motivating and positively influencing athletes. - Display good judgment skills in making decisions. - Communicate clearly using 2 way radios. - Communicate effectively with parents of racers to coordinate prior to training and race event days Core Competencies - Friendly Service: Treat people courteously and respond in a helpful manner. - Maintain a high level of productivity displaying energy & enthusiasm. - Interact with team members effectively and put team & company goals and safety first. Physical Demands This is a physically demanding position. - Must be physically fit and able to lift up to 75 lbs. - Must be able to ski, stand, bend, climb, lift, reach, push and pull repetitively. - Must be mentally attentive and focused at all times. - Must be able to adapt to climate and work in extreme weather conditions. Requirements Shift Requirements: - Occasional evening shifts for after school practices and races - Weekend shifts required from Dec to March Age Requirements: - Applicants must be at least age 18 Other Requirements: - Complete USSS background check required prior to being hired