NYSEF’s mission is to provide opportunities for athletes of all ages to reach their potential in snowsports – through professional guidance and financial support. NYSEF helps young people develop athletic capability, sportsmanship, self-discipline, and self-esteem, leaving them better equipped to achieve academic and professional excellence. Below is a summary list of experience requirements and duties:
- US Ski and Snowboard/USASA Certified Level 200 or above
- Experience with developing training and competition plans for novice through elite level park athletes
- Coaching experience at all levels of competition from regional US Ski and Snowboard and USASA through national level
- Solid understanding of Freeski pipeline
- Familiarity with dryland training environments including management of local summer pool program and development of off-season training travel camps
- Background and understanding of common judging systems, terrain park features & development, and competition course design
- Strong skills in organization, planning, and documentation of skill development (video and written)
- Strong communication skills as it relates to athletes, parents, and staff
- Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of staff, coaches, parents and competitors in challenging situations
- Strong team player with proven leadership skills
- Ability to manage assistant coaching staff including overseeing their professional development.
- Experience and knowledge of the snow sports industry including contacts within key organizations – US Ski and Snowboard, USASA and FIS
This is a full-time position starting in September. All interested candidates should send a resume to Mike Kirchner, NYSEF’s Freeride Program Director at email@example.com.