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Devo Coach

Company: Solitude Mountain Resort
Location: Sandy
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

SeasonalJOB TITLE: Devo Coach DIVISION:Ski & Ride SchoolREPORTS TO: Head Race Coach and Team Solitude Manager LOCATION:Solitude Mountain ResortCLASSIFICATION: Part time/ Seasonal/ HourlyPURPOSE OF POSITION:To mentor and coach athletes in the Devo Team programming with an enthusiastic and professional manner. Assist the athletes to set and achieve goals in progressing their skiing technique, prioritize safety, inspire lifelong mountain knowledge, and promote enjoyment in the sport.SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Conduct daily training for athletes as directed and scheduled by the Head Race Coach.
  • Have high standards for safety in all training environments.
  • Deliver a coaching plan the emphasizes skill development with fun and learning about the environment they are placed in
  • Assure that all facilities and equipment are properly maintained and stored.
  • Conduct athlete goal setting meetings at start of year and review throughout season.
  • Provide positive feedback daily to athletes and submit written year end evaluations on each athlete.
  • Communicate any needs to perform job exceptionally to the Head Race Coach
  • Participate in coaches' meetings, briefings, and other professional functions as directed by the Head Coach and Program Manager.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
    • Advanced level skiing skills and knowledge
    • All coaches are required to have completed the Coaching Fundamentals course with US Ski and Snowboard
    • Level 1 PSIA certification preferred
    • Level 100 US Ski and Snowboard Alpine coaching certification encouraged
    • Knowledge of avalanche safety
    • Excellent people skills are required to effectively communicate with athletes, parents, other coaches, mountain employees and guests on the mountain.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:Mountain Environment:
      • Be at Solitude Mountain Resort on time on days' work is scheduled.
        • The primary physical environment in which this position works is out of doors with a high exposure level to cold,snow, wind, rain, bugs, sun, high altitude, extreme heights, lightning, etc...
        • Additional strenuous physical activity may include walking or hiking upon uneven, challenging terrain with equipment.
        • Exposure to: Ultraviolet radiation from the sun enhanced through lack of atmospheric filtration at work altitude.
        • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors, and other employees.
        • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.THE BENEFITS AND PERKSAt Solitude Mountain Resort, we offer a variety of employee benefits! First, you are lucky enough to be working in the beautiful, scenic Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy mountain activities before work, after work, on work breaks, and on days off! Activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross country, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and so much more. Work with other mountain enthusiasts. This is an excellent opportunity to socialize, meet great people, and attend employee events around the resort. Some events include unique opportunities like employee ski days, employee yoga, live music events, film festival ski movie features, and many more summer activities- at work! You get to work and play in the same place. Eligibility is dependent on all employee classification of work.BENEFITS:Ski and Ride
          • Eligible employees receive a free Solitude season pass for themselves and eligible dependents. This includes unlimited skiing/riding for winter employees with no blackout dates and bike hauls for summer employees
          • Free access to select Alterra Mountain Company Destinations throughout North America for you and eligible dependents
          • Discounted Solitude lift tickets for your friends & family
          • Discounted ski and ride lessons
          • Free Nordic ski and snowshoe pass for the Solitude Nordic & Snowshoe Center for winter employees
          • Ski and ride perks at other local resorts
          • Complimentary UTA Ski Bus passOther Benefits
            • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSA, FSA for eligible employees
            • Discounts resort-wide for food, rentals, retail, lessons, and more
            • Pro deals with hundreds of outdoor brands
            • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
            • Free counseling service for you and your household members through our Employee Assistance Program

Keywords: Solitude Mountain Resort, Sandy , Devo Coach, Other , Sandy, Utah

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