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USST Seeks JWC/U23 and J1 Coaches

Thu, Oct  29, 2009 - By Pat Casey

1. USST Seeks Three 2010 JWC/U23 Coaches

The Continental Cup Team is listing three coaching position for the 2010 World Juniors and U23 World Championships. Two of the positions are fully funded by NCCSEF, and one position will required the coaches’ club to cover the airfare, with NCCSEF funding the ground cost. Coaches looking to apply for these positions should have experience working with athletes aged 16-22, a strong background in waxing and testing skis, and be willing to work hard for two weeks and seven races. That said, we are looking to develop coaches and welcome all applications from coaches wishing to gain new experience and willing to share their own.

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to pcasey@ussa.org by November 1st. The staff will be selected by November 5th.

Selection criteria for athletes are posted at www.ussa.org - go to “Sports,” “Cross Country,” then “Advancement.”

Trip Details
Location: Hinterzarten, Germany
Trip Dates: Jan 17 – Feb 1st, 2010
Coaching Staff:
Head World Junior Coach: Matt Whitcomb (USST)
Head U23 Coach: Pat Casey (USST)
Head Wax Tech: Randy Gibbs (USST)
Asst. Wax Tech: Abi Holt (USST)
Coach (NCCSEF Funded): TBA
Coach (NCCSEF Funded): TBA
Coach (Ground Cost NCCSEF Funded): TBA
Physical Therapist: TBA (USST)

Race Schedule
Jan 25 Junior Freestyle Sprint
Jan 26 U23 Freestyle Sprint
Jan 27 Junior 5/10 Cl Individual
Jan 28 U23 10/15 Cl Individual
Jan 29 Junior 10/20 Pursuit
Jan 30 U23 15/30 Pursuit
Jan 31 Junior 4 x 3.3/5 Mixed Relay

Event Website
www.jwm-2010.de

2. USST Seeks Two J1 Scandinavian Trip Coaches

The US Ski Team is listing two coaching position to assist Head J1 Trip Coach Tim Weston (GMVS) for the J1 Scandinavian Championships beginning at the end of January in 2010. The positions are fully funded. Coaches looking to apply for these positions should have experience working with athletes aged 14-17, a strong background in waxing and testing skis, and the leadership experience to help manage twelve athletes in Kuopio, Finland for two weeks. That said, we are looking to develop coaches and welcome all applications from coaches wishing to gain new experience and willing to share their own.

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to pcasey@ussa.org by November 1st. The staff will be selected by November 5th.

Selection criteria for athletes are posted at www.ussa.org - go to “Sports,” “Cross Country,” then “Advancement.”

Trip Details
Location: Kuopio, Finland
Rough Trip Dates: Jan 21st- February 1st
Race Dates: Jan 29th – 31st
Coaching Staff:
Head Coach (Fully Funded): Tim Weston (GMVS)
Coach (Fully Funded): TBA
Coach (Fully Funded): TBA