Adult Race Coach

  • London Ski Club Racing
  • London, ON, Canada
  • Aug 26, 2019
Part-time Other Fitness / Recreation

Job Description


Adult Race Coach 2019

 

London Ski Club Racing is an organization providing alpine racing programs for children and adults at Boler Mountain in London, Ontario. Ski

racing programs are available for children starting at age 7 and continue through for adults.

 

It is the mission of London Ski Club Racing to deliver a program that fosters and promotes the sport of Alpine Ski Racing. LSC-Racing will provide this through healthy competition and sportsmanship, while providing the necessary resources, structure, support, skills, education and positive experiences to enable our athletes and coaching staff to achieve their full potential in life.

 

The vision of London Ski Club Racing is to continue to grow, provide and create a competitive, accessible, and sustainable racing program within the greater London community and the province of Ontario.

  

Title

Adult Race Coach

 

Reports To

Head Coach & Human Resources

 

Staff Hours

January 2, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Week Days:    Tuesday & Thursday  7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

 

Summary

The role of the Adult Race Coach is one that demands hard work, creativity, group control and an enthusiastic attitude towards athletes and sport. The Coach is required to create and follow a comprehensive weekly lesson plan & training/drill courses based on the ‘Adult Racing Season Plan’ as provided by management. The Coach works directly with athletes within the program focusing on fundamental/intermediate & advanced skills, overall performance as an athlete and fostering a love of the sport. Coaches are expected to teach classes that are skill level appropriate, challenging, productive, and fun. This includes being prepared to teach in a variety of weather conditions ( including rainy day programs ). Coaches are responsible for teaching athletes the safety requirements of the program and race courses ensuring that all participants use equipment properly and follow safety standards.

 

Core Competencies

Knowledgeable

Accountability

Communication

Teamwork

Creativity

Competitive

Leader

 

Overview of Responsibilities

Coaches are responsible to set their own courses weekly and seek required assistance/guidance as needed.

Lead group through dynamic warm-up and cool down activities each session.

Develop and deliver age appropriate programs with onsite equipment that encourages movement and strength of lower joints used in Alpine Skiing.

Maintain equipment and assist in housekeeping duties to keep building clean on a weekly basis.

Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere.

Maintain adherence to all organizational policies and procedures, including safety requirements.

Attend all staff meetings and on-hill sessions during the season.

Participate in curriculum planning with other staff members and management.

Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member by communicating and contributing information on a continuous basis.

Assist with other duties as requested.

 

 

Requirements

Seasons membership to Boler Mountain (see Management for further details)

Minimum CSCF Level 1 Certified certification (CSCL Level 2 Trained or Certified certification preferred).

Past experience with course setting both GS and SL courses

Strong overall knowledge of biomechanics relating to Alpine Skiing and ability to apply knowledge into program planning

Minimum of 1 year past coaching experience as a lead coach of a Race Team

Demonstrated competency in oral and written communication skills.

Ability to pass a criminal background check.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

High level of energy.

High levels of patience.

Excellent problem solving skills.

Ability and willingness to perform required physical tasks.

Ability to recognize individual learning styles and the characteristics of learners.

Willing to participate in ongoing learning.

 

Work Conditions

Interacts with peers, athletes, parents, management & Board of Directors.

Regular to frequent requirement to perform physical activities including bending, standing, lifting, stooping, stretching, squatting, pushing and pulling, sitting, running, walking and supporting students.

Wear a helmet at all times while on-hill.

Outdoors in all weather conditions

Staff may leave once dismissed by management for the day (generally 15 min after end time).

 

   

How to Apply

 

If you believe you’d be a great Adult Coach on our team, please send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at lscracing@gmail.com and include Adult Racing Coach - Applicant in the subject line. We thank all candidates who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.