Alpine FIS/U18 Coach

Faculty / Full-Time

Gould Academy, Bethel, ME

Alpine FIS/U18 Coach

Gould Academy has an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Alpine U18 Coach! Support talented youth in the FIS Program for Alpine development and academic success. Foster a vibrant and inclusive environment focused on respect and resilience. Empower athletes, provide mentorship, and help shape their growth. Join us in enhancing the Gould Snow Sport Competition Program’s reputation and competitive edge. Check out the job description to apply and be part of this dynamic journey!

Job Summary

Responsible for supporting all aspects of coaching and leadership of the FIS Program athletes.  The program aims to support youth seeking high-level Alpine development opportunities and a superior educational experience. The program will produce results that enhance the brand and competitive position of the Gould Snow Sports Competition Program.  

The Alpine U18 coach promotes a strong student-centered approach that exemplifies a respectful, inclusive, and dynamic environment.  This involves fostering resilience, respect, inclusivity, and a sense of belonging among athletes. Adolescents under their guidance are empowered with agency, supported within a structured framework, and mentored for growth and development.

Relationships 

All Gould Employees and Affiliates

Essential Qualities of Employment

  • Team Building and Culture Shaping Mindset
  • Ethical and Responsible Decision Making
  • Effective and Culturally Responsive Communication
  • Collaborative Framework for Innovation and Results

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Coach

  • Coach FIS alpine athletes
  • Strength and conditioning background
  • Daily preparation of the training venue (course set, fencing, snow preparation, etc)
  • Manage athlete transportation for daily training and races
  • Transport on-snow athletes to/from airport
  • Assist athletes with gear selection and maintenance 
  • Coach and support commercial ski training camps that support underclass enrollment
  • Coach and or administer summer ski camps
  • Regular communication with athletes, parents, and faculty
  • Participate in Professional Development Clinics/training
  • Present to and support  Weekend Alpine Coaches as needed

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required, college degree preferred
  • Equivalent to skills required for Level 200 education in US Ski and Snowboard Coaches Education program. PSIA or equivalent acceptable
  • Minimum of three seasons as a coach in an organized US Ski and Snowboard, collegiate, or high school racing program; or have experience at the NorAm level 
  • Certified US Ski & Snowboard Referee Race Official 
  • CPR, First Aid and Safe Sport Certified (or willingness to be trained)
  • Basic software literacy in Microsoft Office/ Google Suite
  • Valid passport and US driver’s license 
  • Obtain CHRC certification from the Maine Department of Education
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Physical Work Environment

  • Ability to ski while carrying more than 50lbs of equipment
  • Occasional prolonged and irregular hours, working November through April up to 7 days a week
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling
  • Occasional lifting up to 10-30 pounds of supplies
  • Must be able to travel to all campus locations and to appropriate training and meetings
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

To review the complete job description click here or visit our website GouldAcademy.org for additional information.

We invite qualified and enthusiastic individuals to join our vibrant community by applying for a rewarding position within our Snow Sports program. If you possess the requisite qualifications and are eager to contribute your skills and expertise, we encourage you to complete the job application process. Please submit your resume along with a compelling statement outlining why we should consider you for the role. We look forward to reviewing your application and welcoming you to our dynamic team. Click on this link and create an account.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, year round, exempt position. Benefits include a generous retirement plan match, cost sharing for health and dental insurance, free $50,000 life and LTD insurances, health savings contribution, paid time off, plus holidays, wellness culture with an annual contribution to employee wellness preferences. Gould also provides meals at our campus dining facility for you and your family. Campus provided housing could be a component of the benefit package. Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

 To learn more about Gould Academy visit us at: www.gouldacademy.org/careers.  If you prefer to apply by mail please contact Deborah Menezes, Benefit and Human Resources Specialist at 207-824-7797.

Equal Employment Opportunities 

Gould Academy does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, creed, color, gender, disability, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admission, financial aid, loans, hiring process, and other school programs.

Gould Academy

Bethel, ME
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