Oct 09, 2019

WP - Comp Center - All Mountain Team Programs Coach - Winter Season -

  • Winter Park Resort
  • Winter Park, CO 80482, USA
Full-time Education Product and Program Management

Job Description

WINTER PARK RESORT OVERVIEW:

Opened in January of 1940, Winter Park Resort is the oldest continuously operating resort in the United States. We are located just 67 miles north-west of Denver, which makes us the closest major ski resort to the city. Winter Park's traditions are deeply rooted in railroad, logging, and the early exploration of Grand County and the local Fraser Valley. Our mission is to"create the best memories, again and again," for our guests, our employees, our community, and our strategic partners.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Alterra Mountain Company is a community of 14 iconic year-round destinations, including the world's largest heli-ski operation. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real-estate development, food and beverage and retail businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado with destinations across the continent, we are rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company's family of diverse playgrounds spans five U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Deer Valley in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing& Summer Adventures in British Columbia. We honor each destination's unique character and authenticity and celebrate the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone together.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To mentor and coach participants aged 10 to 18 in Competition Center All Mountain Programs in an enthusiastic and effective manner that helps the participants set and achieve goals in advanced skiing technique and potentially competition, and to inspire life-long enjoyment in sport.

  • Plan and supervise daily training for participants as scheduled by the Development Director.
  • Create and monitor a personal development plan for each participant.
  • Assure high standards for safety in all training environments.
  • Assure that all facilities and equipment are properly maintained and stored.
  • Provide positive feedback on a daily basis to participants and submit written mid-season and year-end evaluations on each participant.
  • Communicate needs to effectively do job on a daily basis to Development Director.
  • Participate in coaches meetings, briefings, and other professional functions as directed by the Development Director.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Become familiar with the Competition Center program offerings and provide guidance to guests to ensure continued growth and loyalty.
  • Possible day travel to local events and races and responsible of on-hill coaching and team registration.
  • Enforce athlete code-of-conduct and hold self and athletes to the highest standard of behavior.
  • Address any breach of conduct immediately and inform/involve other staff as necessary.
  • Assist athletes in the selection, care, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintain a friendly, congenial, and helpful attitude while effectively dealing with guests and employees.
  • Report any unsafe conditions that may affect employee or public safety.
  • Assist with the successful production of certain events and races.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No staff supervisory responsibilities. Will supervise athletes in coaching group.

Personal Attributes:

All job descriptions will have the following statements to reflect our culture:

  • Strong leadership and communication skills to develop successful coach/athlete mentoring relationships.
  • A team player interested in both the success of own group and other team members.
  • Is honest and has the highest integrity.
  • Is able to handle and manage confidential information.
  • Professional appearance. Not only adheres to grooming guidelines, but is comfortable in discussing a lack thereof with other employees.
  • Follows established policies and procedures. Is supportive of Core Values. Sets the example for others and is above reproach. Is comfortable to challenge policies and procedures, but once established, is supportive of those rules.
  • Is organized in tasks. Sees projects through to the finish. Has good follow-through and makes it a habit of getting back to people on issues.
  • Can handle fast paced, potentially high-pressure environment.
  • Is flexible with hours and days of work. Is able to work designated shifts. Prioritizes and re-prioritizes personal time and work, to have good balance in life.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to ski all terrain on the mountain comfortably.
  • Must be able work on uneven terrain in frequent inclement weather.
  • Withstand physical exertion at elevations higher than 11,000 feet above sea level.

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate or GED is required.
  • Advanced level skiing or snowboarding skills and knowledge as indicated by demonstration to Development Director.
  • Equivalent to skills required for Level 100 education in USSA (S. Ski& Snowboard Association) Coaches Education program or Level 1 PSIA.
  • Minimum of one season as a coach in an organized USSA, collegiate, or high school program; competitive experience at the USSA level; or at least one year of experience as an instructor in an organized ski school is desirable.

Special Skills/Equipment:

Must enjoy working with kids and possess strong leadership and communication skills. Uniform must be worn at all times while skiing during work hours. Radio must be worn during all training sessions if required. May use drills, gate wrench, flex poles, digital video equipment, ski or board tuning equipment.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment.

We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an"at will" relationship.


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