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Vail Resorts Competition Team Head Coach - Full Time - Winter Seasonal 2022/2023 - Hunter in Hunter, New York

As a premier, world-class resort in the Catskills, guests at Hunter Mountain can expect the ultimate ski experience with service to match. Join us and become a part of a team who takes pride in providing the best of what the mountain has to offer.

Vail Resorts currently requires all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19

Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Not Available

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Winter Seasonal

Job Summary:

Hunter Mountain is part of the Vail Resort’s family and we’ve started hiring for our 2022-2023 season. All employees receive a FREE season pass that gives you access to skiing and riding at all of Vail Resort’s properties. Along with the season pass, employee will receive discounted dependent passes, discounts on seasonal programs, food, lodging, and retail products, as well as pro-deal discounts on brand name equipment and gear. Come join our dynamic team for the 22/23 season for an Experience of a Lifetime!

The Head Coach position is responsible for training coaches and athletes, building on skills and fundamentals across a season long training program. Ideal candidates should be PSIA and USSS certified and have the ability to schedule and supervise staff for USSA racing, Middle & High school age races, USASA events, special events, and other daily Competition Services operations.

Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties include the following; other duties may be assigned.

General Responsibilities:

  • Set up age and skill appropriate training environments

  • Transport and install necessary equipment for training, safety & security including closures, signage, training poles/panels, drills and other

  • Implement Team training across all age groups and be accountable for the quality of curriculum, products and services delivered

  • Execute against a long term athlete development focus as designed by USSS to facilitate skill development and athlete retention

  • Adaptability to varied training environments and interpersonal dynamics

  • Track attendance of coaches and athletes

  • Manage communication and tracking of weekly and daily safety topics, progressions, drills, and daily/seasonal group outcomes

  • Be a resource to coaches, athletes and parents

  • Communicate and work closely with Competition Services Manager

  • Help maintain quality and appearance of all on-mountain training facilities, signage and program imaging and other

  • Stay current and adhere to company guidelines, policies and procedures including but not limited to: Employee Ski & Ride Policy, safety, behavior, appearance, travel, time & attendance and other

  • Act as liaison between competition programs and the Ski & Ride School to integrate coaches into daily activity and support service of the school

  • Communicate effectively with Team Members including guest and employees

  • Ensure and execute teamwork within the team, departments and company

  • Attend and positively contribute to required trainings and meetings

  • Perform other duties as assigned and agreed to with Manager and/or Director

Job Qualifications:

  • USSA coaches license (Minimum 200) or foreign equivalent (level 300 would be ideal)

  • PSIA/AASI Certification Level 2; level 3 or equivalent preferred or previous experience teaching both skiing and race fundamentals

  • Adept at Skills Quest tasks and the development of logical skills progressions

  • Successfully pass background check

  • High School diploma or equivalent - required (College Degree - preferred)

  • Prior experience working with USSA, USASA, Middle School and/or High School races - required

  • Ability to ski while carrying more than 50lbs of equipment

  • Occasional prolonged and irregular hours; working November through April (minimum 4 days a week)

  • 1+ years of supervisory or team lead experience - required

  • 3+ years competition and mountain operations experience - preferred

  • Must be fluent in the English language, both written and verbal

  • Valid Driver’s License - required

Job Benefits:

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons

  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Excellent training and professional development

  • Referral Program

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours)

  • Free ski passes for dependents

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Vail Resorts has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement as a condition of employment, effective Nov. 15, 2021. We will provide accommodations or exemptions where legally required based on the relevant state and federal laws and regulations in each of our locations.

Requisition ID 435027