Position open until further notice - Posted April 20, 2022
Location: Vernon, BC
Silver Star Freestyle Club is building its coaching team for the 2022-23 ski season and beyond. The Club has a leadership opportunity open NOW! SS Freestyle seeks a Head Coach for its Freestyle Ski Comp Ski Team to work with an amazing group of young athletes with a passion to ski.
The successful candidate in this position will report and work along side the Program Director, other SS Freestyle head coaches and Performance coaches. The successful candidate must have the following attributes:
Preparedness - follow a comprehensive plan for the season for their group;
Coaching leadership- relentlessly collaborate with other performance ski and snowboard coaches in the club;
Experience – intuitive decision making and communication skills to help lead this segment of the club;
Preservation- foster an existing inclusive and passionate competitive culture;
Connection– this person will work closely and respectfully with his or her group of athletes and parents;
Drive – this person will work with a team of coaches and volunteers to maintain a fast pace and fun operations of SS Freestyle programs.
Above all this person has to have passion for the sport of freestyle skiing and support all the genre’s of skiing and snowboarding offered by the SS Freestyle Club. The contract will officially start September 1, 2022 with opportunities to work as early as May 15, 2022. The position itself has year around working opportunities. If there is desire from the candidate to grow the position SS Freestyle would love to hear your ideas and discuss further.
About SS Freestyle
SS Freestyle runs year around programs at Silver Star Mountain, Treeline Park, Airhouse, and Apex Water Ramps. The club has a Mega LP Katal Air Bag, 7 trampolines and a dry slope rail training center for year around training. The club is currently building a dry slope ramp to use the Mega LP Airbag at Silver Star Mountain in the summer months. These world leading facilities perfect for running year around programming for athletes ages 7-18. Current membership is over 280 athletes and 40 coaches for the 2021-2022 season.
The Silver Star Freestyle Club has the right to lengthen or shorten the job posting term if it desires.
This position reports to Wade Garrod the Silver Star Freestyle Club Program Director.