Team Park City United hires coaches year-round for programs, camps and dryland training. We hire coaches who have experience in freeskiing, moguls / freestyle, snowboarding, gymnastics, aerials and ski instruction.
All of our coaches are required to maintain a level 1 coaching license from USSA or USASA.
More information on USSA coaching certification for ski coaches can be found here.
More information on USASA certification for ski and snowboard coaches can be found here.
If you are interested in joining our award-winning staff of coaches, please call us at (801)550-1309 or submit your contact info and upload your resume and cover letter below.
Director, Development Program
Team Park City United, Inc., a Utah 501.c.3 nonprofit corporation, is seeking exceptional candidates to interview for the position of Director to lead our Development Program. The Director will lead a program of approximately 150 athletes and 30 coaches who train in areas across the whole mountain, sampling all of our disciplines while focusing on fundamentals that they can then apply to the terrain park, halfpipe, moguls, trees, back bowls, upper mountain and all areas of Freeskiing, Freestyle and Big Mountain. Development athletes also train at The Utah Olympic Park in the summer and at dryland training facilities year-round. The Director will lead this program in all aspects while also supporting (in coordination with the other Directors) the administrative arm of the organization. We anticipate the role will be full-time, salaried and year-round. The position is 40+ hours per week with periods well in excess of 40 hours per week in peak periods.
General job duties:
- Manage the Development program in its entirety
- Serve as the public face of the program and interface with athletes, coaches, other organizations and occasionally the general public / media
- Serve as the main point of communication for the program with families
- Support efforts to market and grow the customer base of the program
- Support efforts to recruit, manage, motivate and retain excellent coaches
- Provide input into and implement a curriculum for the coaching staff
- Create and maintain group assignments for athletes and coaches
- Support the budgeting process for the program
- Manage / produce events such as competitions and team gatherings
- Track and report timesheets for payroll for each pay period on a timely basis
- Respond to parent inquiries and feedback in a timely manner
- Ensure athlete feedback is being prepared and provided to athletes and families
- Communicate program information to athletes and parents
Success factors for this position will include the following:
- 30 days: introduction to, conversation or meeting with each family and coach from previous year, participation in scheduling and coaching at dryland training
- 60 days: development plan for coaches, curriculum outline prepared, general calendar for Winter ‘17, familiarization with scheduling, promotion of upcoming season and early bird registration
- 90 days: staff is hired, training is planned and in process, registrations are well underway, ideally a pattern of growth is emerging… Communication, meetings with families and goal setting is routine at this point
- Ongoing: Successful collaboration with staff, positive feedback from parents, athletes and coaches, growth of the program
The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience managing a sports program (preferably skiing), superior communication, office and organizational skills. Prior experience managing coaches and interfacing with parents / families are a priority. Team Park City United is a USSA-member club, and all coaches and directors must pass USSA’s background check process. Salary / compensation will be commensurate with the position and experience of the chosen candidate’s experience. This job description may change, and the position may remain vacant until a suitable candidate accepts a bona fide offer, or the candidate search may be suspended without filling the job.