Mount Snow Academy (MSA), a 501 c 3 non-profit organization, is seeking a new Snowboard Program Director for the 20/21 winter season. The position includes the partial list of expected duties and requirements below. The Snowboard Program Director is a leadership position at MSA and includes administrative duties and responsibilities as it relates to admissions, communication, budgeting and student code of conduct oversight. MSA has a historic Snowboard program that includes past Olympic athletes and Champions. The core values of MSA are Kindness, Honesty and Excellence that continue to help define our culture and community.
Enrollment in the MSA snowboard program has been healthy and averaged between 15-20 student-athletes for the past three years. The opportunity for our students to ride at Carinthia Park at Mount Snow is a tremendous training opportunity. Additionally, MSA has a small jib hill on campus and is looking to secure indoor tramps for the 20-21 season.
Candidates should have the following levels of experience and certifications.
US Ski and Snowboard and USASA Certified Coach, and Safesport certified and trained
Management of snowboard coaching staff
Hiring, training and reviewing snowboard coaching staff
Designing, developing, implementing and operating in-season and out-of-season camps and training opportunities
Experience with National and possibly International level events, Rev tour
At least five years’ experience as a full-time coach or athlete
Experience planning event trips
Clean Driving Record
Athlete Management experience and skills
Coordinate all Transport needs for coach and athletes at various events
Establish regular goal check-ins with athletes.
Program Development and yearly program goals
Background of freestyle snowboarding at a high level. (Half Pipe, Rail Jam, Slopestyle, and Big Air)
Filming/Photography and editing experience
Experience with dry-land training and proper conditioning techniques for younger athletes
The Snowboard Program Director reports to the Head of School
This is a seasonal position for 20/21 from Oct 15th through April 15th, with year-round responsibilities
Mount Snow Academy (MSA) is a winter sports academy for elite ski racers, and competitive freeskiers and snowboarders. MSA's alumni boast multiple national team placements, Olympians, Olympic medalists and collegiate athletes. Its winter term tutorial program allows passionate skiers and snowboarders the opportunity to pursue their athletic dreams in the winter, while maintaining their school and home life in the fall and the spring.