Race Coach

Date:  Nov 25, 2023

White Haven, PA, US

Company:  Jack Frost and Big Boulder Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first-time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.


Job Benefits


  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons 
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program


Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:


  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Job Summary:

The Competition Center is seeking motivated and passionate coaches to join our staff for season 2023-24. The Competition Center offers programs across the disciplines of Alpine, Freestyle and Snowboard, and through these programs, we look to provide opportunities for all our athletes to excel and enjoy their chosen sport. We are looking to fill a variety of positions to meet the needs of our growing programs. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, a multi-tasker, and a good communicator who is looking to share their passion for snow sports with the next generation. Our programs run weekends and holidays with options to coach at camps built around other competition experiences.  


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet:  Jack Frost and Big Boulder Mountains
  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - 22.76 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time and Part Time
  • Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe, positive environment for athletes to develop fundamental skills and a love for the sport.  

  • Work within guidelines and seasonal and daily plans to provide the best possible training environment for athletes.  

  • Work with athletes to set goals and challenge and inspire them to achieve these goals on snow and off to reach their potential 

  • As part of a coaching team develop training ideas and implement plans based around seasonal and competition plans.  

  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements:

  • Should be an enthusiastic team player with excellent oral and written communication skills.  

  • Prior coaching and/or racing experience along with USSS/USASA coaching certification (Level 100 or higher or international equivalent) preferred, or the willingness to complete relevant professional development training.  

  • Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently to a common goal.   

  • Ability to ski/ride and work safely in all snow surface/terrain conditions in harsh winter weather for prolonged periods of time. 

  • Proven ability to positively inspire athletes of all ages and skill levels 


The role you are being hired into requires further background check clearances in the State of Pennsylvania, which will need to completed before you can begin work.  For more information on the clearances, click here.


The expected pay range is $20.00 - 22.76. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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.


Requisition ID  497452
Reference Date: 08/29/2023 
Job Code Function: Competition Services