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CXC Coaching Positions Open

Sat, Mar  4, 2006 - By Yuriy Gusev

Central Cross Country Skiing with the support of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is pleased to announce job openings for “CXC Team”. A full time year round Olympic Development Program which will take off on April 1st 2006.

CXC Skiing is looking for a head coach, an assistant coach and a wax technician to work with primarily post collegiate athletes towards the team’s vision. Athletes will be selected among the applicants based on the USSA NRL. Further details on CXC Team can be found at www.cxcskiing.org

All CXC Team staff and athletes should reside in the Midwest for the length of the contract.

CXC Team Head Coach

Head Coach Qualifications

  • Energetic and highly self motivated
  • Preferably international racing experience
  • International coaching experience
  • Preferably college degree in exercise science or other related fields

 Head Coach Duties

  • Athlete education and coaching
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of athletes
  • Plan, develop and implement training and practice sessions
  • Nurture and develop athletes' potential skills and abilities
  • Analyze and evaluate athlete’s performances and modify training programs

This is a year round position. Pay will be $35,000 plus depending on qualifications. Contract period of two years with options for a 2 year renewal.

CXC Team Assistant Head Coach

 Assistant Head Coach Qualifications

  • Energetic and highly self motivated
  • Racing experience
  • Coaching experience

Assistant Head Coach Duties

  • Assisting Head Coach
  • Athlete education and coaching
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of athletes
  • Plan, develop and implement training and practice sessions
  • Nurture and develop athletes' potential skills and abilities
  • Analyze and evaluate athlete’s performances and modify training programs
  • Coordinate with B and C team athletes

This is a year round position. Pay will be $20,000 plus depending on qualifications. Contract period of one year.

CXC Team Wax Technician

Wax Technician Qualifications

  • Energetic and highly self motivated
  • Experience in waxing at national and international competitions

 Wax Technician Duties

  • Working with glide and kick waxes
  • Ski testing
  • Ski selection

Period covered will be November through March. Pay will be $10,000. Contract period of one season.

More information on CXC Team is available at www.cxcskiing.org.

Sincerely,
Yuriy Gusev

Yuriy Gusev
Executive Director
Central Cross Country Skiing
www.cxcskiing.org
P.O.Box 930442
Verona, WI 53593
Tel: 608.385.8864
Fax: 608.845.8254

E-mail: yuriy.gusev@cxcskiing.org

Central Cross Country Skiing is the designated body for the development of cross country skiers in the 10 state Central Region of the United States. CXC Skiing oversees youth programs; supports the Junior Olympic Qualifying system, Central Collegiate Ski Association, and Senior/Master skiing; provides athletes’, coaches’ and officials’ education; coordinates competitions; and is the Midwest pipeline to the US Ski Team. CXC is a 501c3 non profit corporation and gratefully accepts tax deductible donations for program enhancement from all sources.