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EMPLOYMENT

JOB OPENINGS

posted 9/4/19

BSF Seeks Alpine and Nordic Coaches


COME SKI WITH US.  Bridger Ski Foundation (BSF) offers educational and competitive programs in Alpine, Nordic, Freestyle, Freeskiing and Snowboarding.  And grooms cross-country ski trails for the Bozeman community. BSF is Gold Club certified by U.S. Ski and Snowboard and has over 80 years of winter programming experience in the Gallatin Valley.


Intro Alpine/Freestyle Coaches

The BSF Alpine/Freestyle Intro program builds skills for both Alpine racing and Freestyle skiing and serves as a gateway into BSF's other Alpine and Freestyle/Freeskiing programs.  Program information found here.

Coach Responsibilities: 8 weekend commitment, January 4 through February 23. Candidates must possess a strong technical background, be a great communicator, and enjoy working with kids.  Required background check and SafeSport certificate through U.S. Ski and Snowboard.

Benefits: Bridger Bowl season pass.  Paid coaching clinics.  BSF provided CPR/First Aid classes.  Pay will reflect experience.

To apply: Send a letter of interest and resume to:

Pete Petry, Alpine Program Director: pete.petry.bsf@gmail.com

Mike Papke, Freestyle Program Director: mike@bridgerskifoundation.org


Intro Nordic Coaches

The BSF Nordic Intro Program is a learn to ski program that takes a holistic approach. We work on the fundamentals of skiing: agility, balance, and coordination. And we focus on creating a fun and supportive environment that can support a diverse range of skiers. Program information found here.


Coach Responsibilities: 8-10 week commitment, 1-3 days a week (Tuesday/Thursday evenings at Sunset Hills and Saturday mornings at Crosscut), January 7 through March 14.  Plus opportunity for December camps and summer programs.  Candidates must possess a strong technical background, be a great communicator, and enjoy working with kids.  Required background check and SafeSport certificate through U.S. Ski and Snowboard.

Benefits: BSF Community Nordic Trails season pass and Crosscut pass (for Saturday session coaches).  Paid coaching clinics.  BSF provided CPR/First Aid classes.  Pay will reflect experience.

To apply: Send a letter of interest and resume to:

Erin Renna, Nordic Intro Coordinator: erin.renna7@gmail.com

Andrew Morehouse, Nordic Program Director: andrew.morehouse.bsf@gmail.com


ABOUT US

Mission

Inspiring a lifelong love of skiing, athletic excellence, and personal growth. Our goal is to create opportunities through educational and competitive programs in Alpine, Freestyle, Freeskiing, Snowboarding and Nordic skiing and to groom cross-country ski trails in the Bozeman community.

Vision

To be a world class community ski program.


Values:  

  • Maximize Athlete Potential: We provide programs that assist each participant in reaching his/her potential.
  • Quality Programs: We provide environments that are fun and enriching.
  • High Caliber Staff:  We attract, retain and develop directors, coaches, and staff of the highest caliber, both personally and professionally.  We provide ongoing training and learning opportunities for them.
  • Affordability:  We are committed to affordable and accessible introductory programs and seek community support and scholarships to help athletes as they move up the pipeline.
  • Academics: We build relationships with the school system and work with participants so they can excel in their sport and school.
  • Safe Sport:  We protect every athlete’s emotional and physical safety.
  • Volunteers:   We cultivate and grow positive relationships with BSF volunteers.
  • Community Relations: We promote positive, productive relationships with the local community, community partners, and supporters of BSF.
  • Culture & Sportsmanship: We expect all athletes, parents, coaches, volunteers, and employees to exhibit exceptional sportsmanship and contribute to the BSF culture and the broader community.


Programs and Services:

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Freestyle Skiing, Freeskiing and Snowboarding
  • Community Nordic Trails