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Eastern Region Development Coach

 

Classification:
Salary
Exempt
Fulltime
Year-round

Attributes: 
• High school diploma or equivalent; college degree desirable.
• USSA Coach’s certification as a level 200, or foreign equivalent.
• USSA official’s certification, referee/II minimum.
• Required skills: Communication skills, racer management and individual training program design, team management and coordination, skiing skills teaching methodology, athletic training including physical, mental, and sport specific program design and implementation, and financial, budget, and accounting skills.
• Required experience: Coaching at the Regional FIS level, coaching and/or racing at FIS level, demonstrated, successful use of the coaching skills listed above. 
o Additional desirable experience: USSA / USST, summer camp direction,
o Head coach of junior training team
o Experience in or knowledge of the Eastern Region.
• ISIA or PSIA certification and experience strongly considered
o Coaches development as skill teachers
o Children's learning methodology and skills development
o Instructor development leader, examiner or clinic leader
• Other qualifications: Ability to work in a "team" environment; ability to work with co-workers, ability to support, deliver, and implement USSA policy, and ability to work with volunteers network.

Position Summary: 
• To deliver programs and projects of the USSA Regional Alpine Development to USSA members of the Eastern region.
• To identify, track, manage, coach, and otherwise develop regional athletes to their highest potential as competitors in the sport of alpine ski racing and advance them in the USSA development system.
• To improve the conduct of competitive ski racing in the Eastern Region of USSA.
• To assist in the development of professional coaches in USSA.

Responsible to: 
• Regional Projects: Manage and direct Eastern Region Development projects, Regional Training Group projects, and competition trips - U16 through U21 - as dictated by the yearly training and competition plan. Act as team captain and/or head coach when assigned the role by the Regional Director. Account for the timely collection of fees prior to delivery of services with the regional manager.
o Lead the U18 National Championship regional quota team. Direct one USSA Alpine national project annually where compatible with regional schedule. Participate in at least one other Tri-region and Bi-regional projects as staff as possible and scheduled.
• Regional Athletes: Track athletes of the USSA national development program, regional team, training groups, and other levels indicating future potential. Maintain records and files on regional athletes, projects, and programs. Maintain communication with home program coaches of the Eastern Region. Coordinate management of the training and competition program of members of the Eastern regional team with home program coach. Implement individual and team training and competitive schedules, procedures, and methods. Communication, reporting, and coordination with the regional office are necessary on a continual basis. Provide instruction and methodology on conditioning to regional athletes. Track annual progress and test results.
• Regional Budget: Assist the Regional Director and Manager in the preparation of a yearly budget. Prepare a proposed budget for the regional projects assigned. Maintain accounting records for all projects; manage all projects and programs according to budget and accounting procedures. Make timely accounting reports on all expenses and projects.
• Coaches and Club Education: Assist, contribute, and operate coach’s education and coach’s development projects including clinics, schools, mentoring, and writing for publication. Assist in the development and education of regional coaches through participation in, and direction of, education projects and development opportunities. Participation in Eastern Regional Coaches Symposiums, liaison with coaches advisory committees, and attendance of Regional ACC meetings is necessary.
o Maintain and improve personal professional standing and education.
• Divisional Projects: Assist divisional managers in design of divisional level skills acquisition projects such as delivery of SkillsQuest content to clubs and divisions in the region. Support divisional development projects as able.
• Equipment: Proper maintenance of equipment including rental vehicles, uniforms, training equipment, radios, video, and any other material.
HIRING AND CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT ARE AT THE WILL OF USSA. USSA OR EMPLOYEE MAY TERMINATE THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE OR NOTICE.
 



 

Additional Info

EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT ON SUCESSFUL COMPLETION OF USSA'S BACKGROUND SCREENING. COMPLIANCE WITH SCREENING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MAINTAINED. SCREENING CRITERIA AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE.

COMPLETION OF THE USSA EMPLOYEE CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

HIRING AND CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT ARE AT THE WILL OF USSA. USSA OR EMPLOYEE MAY TERMINATE THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE OR NOTICE.

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Open until filled.