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Job Opportunity – Head Coach Golden Nordic Ski Club 2017-2018

release by the Golden Nordic Ski Club

May 02, 2017 (Golden, BC) – The Golden Nordic Ski Club is seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated seasonal full time Head Coach with skills and integrity for the upcoming 2017/18 ski season, starting part time in October and November to more full time December to mid- April. He/She will work directly with the Skills Development Committee and the Board of Directors of the Golden Nordic Ski Club.  This is a fantastic opportunity to become an integral part of Golden Nordic Clubs journey to grow our youth, racing and skills development programs!

The Head Coach shall be responsible for:

– Volunteer and Paid Coach coordination for Youth Programs
– Developing quality and sustainability of all our club programs with focus on youth
– Competitive Junior and Senior Race Team Coaching
– Skills development for Senior and Junior Race team members
– Provide any input for grant writing in conjunction with the Club’s grant writers Researching applicable grants
– Ensure timely and professional reporting to granters when required
– Responsible for staying with in the Programming Budget for expenses and meeting income targets
– 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 such as School Groups, Masters and a Women’s 55+ program and teach for these programs as well.
– organize on snow training sessions for volunteer coaches (ICC and CC)
– The Club is considering a paid seasonal Program Coordinator position. This position requires proven coordination and supervisory experience. An appropriately qualified coach will be considered as a candidate to fill a combined role.


– 5+ years coaching experience
– Previous racing experience preferred
– Minimum T2T (Training to Train) preferred with commitment to continuing professional development.
– Strong technical knowledge and love of Cross Country skiing
– Excellent race support abilities
– Competence in race waxing and basic equipment repair and maintenance
– Current First Aid and CPR
– CANSI certification (optional but nice to have)
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
– Excellent at being a team member and working in cooperation with others!
– Excellent Administration and Organizational Skills
– Excellent ability to organize and motivate volunteers
– Valid and clean driver’s license and vehicle for travel to races
– Criminal Record check
– 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.

Remuneration is $25/hour.

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: August 15th, 2017



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