Vail Resorts Mountain Sports Team Instructor - Winter Seasonal - PT - Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Crested Butte, Colorado

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Job Summary:

Athletic coaches will teach the fundamentals of skiing and riding to developing athletes ages 6-18. Coaches are responsible for teaching specific skill progressions, safe skiing and riding skills and overall individual athlete management in a group setting.

Athletic coaches will be asked to teach athletes within the following disciplines: alpine racing, free ride skiing and snowboarding.

  • Athletic Coach I must possess previous experience as competitive athlete within their given discipline and prior experience working with youth development programs and have a minimum of 1st Aid and CPR medical training, a current background check and be seeking coaches certification in their discipline.

  • Athletic Coach II must possess all the above including at least 2 years previous coaching experience within a competitive athletic arena and current coach certification within their governing bodies.

  • Athletic Coach III must possess all the above including at least 3 years of previous coaching experience within their specific discipline and a current level 300 or higher coaching certification within their governing bodies.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coaches will teach the technical and tactical aspects of ski and riding to developing athletes in a group setting and possess the ability to demonstrate technique in a safe manner.

  • Coaches must act as a positive role model on an interpersonal level and show proper etiquette to the on-hill skiing.

  • Coaches must create a fun learning environment.

  • Coaches will be expected to help manage athlete competition schedules, travel loads and be comfortable with night driving and driving in variable road conditions.

  • Coaches must be knowledgeable in ski and snowboard equipment tuning and maintenance.

  • Coaches must be able to set up safe training environments.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to use MS Office

  • Have a coaches license from a preferred governing body

  • Experience with youth athletic programs

  • Positive Role Model

  • Must be able to work holidays, weekends, and some evenings

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

  • Must be an expert skier or snowboarder

  • Background Check Required

At Crested Butte Mountain Resort we are passionate about this place, the land around us and our community. There’s nothing quite like ski town life in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. We take pride in being stewards of this land and its rich history. Come work for us for a season and stay for a lifetime. at

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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