Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation U12+ Alpine Coach


Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation
Job Description:  Alpine Competition Coach

Our Mission

To provide access to competitive Mountain Sports programs for the youth of the Treasure Valley;  encourage our athletes to achieve their academic and athletic goals while learning sportsmanship, building self-esteem, developing a strong work ethic and creating a lifelong love of an active lifestyle.

Core Values: Sportsmanship * Fun * Integrity * Grit * Teamwork 

POSITION: Reports to the Athletic Director and is responsible for working cooperatively with coworkers and supervisors to coach athletes, from ages with the U12-U16 staff as appropriate, implementing policies, programs and goals as they relate to the program at large.

Full-time and part-time opportunities are available, beginning between September 15 - and November 1 and may continue until April 15.   The winter schedule includes 3-6 days per week depending on position, Tuesday – Sunday.  Must pass a background check and complete SafeSport training. Travel is required and a clean driving record is required.


Must ski at an expert level

Experienced coaching Alpine ski racing and technical skills.

US Ski and Snowboard - Coaching Certification level 100 (minimum)

Excellent communication skills

Effective organizational skills


·         Must enjoy working with children of all ages.

·         The employee is regularly required to stand for periods up to eight hours at a time in ski/snowboard boots; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; must talk and hear through walkie-talkies. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close/distant vision.  Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

·         The employee is regularly required to lift up to fifty pounds.

·         Must be able to ski/ride at an advanced level.

·         Has command of basic computer and word processing skills.

·         Ability to perform essential duties efficiently and accurately, with or without reasonable accommodations and without injury to incumbent or others.

·         US Ski and Snowboard coach license including Safe Sport Certification and background screening.

·         Must have and maintain a clean driving record.



●        Coaching of the U12 and older athletes

●        Work with staff coaches cooperatively  as needed

●        Participate in BBSEF Fall conditioning programs as needed

●        Assist with BBSEF wide events as needed

●        Assist with BBSEF fundraising events as needed


Athlete training, preparation, & administration

●     Develop a personal professional coaching philosophy consistent with the mission and goals of the BBSEF

●     Actively support the policies, procedures, methodologies, and philosophies of the BBSEF while employed by BBSEF

●     Participate in on-snow training at all levels

●     Assist in organizing training camps when necessary and appropriate

●     Utilize video review/archiving techniques

●     Meet with athletes, coaches, and parents for program nights/explanations as needed

●     Support and encourage athlete retention effort ongoing

●     Attend meetings as necessary

●     Attend end of year Awards Banquet



●     Transport BBSEF athletes to races and projects as needed

●     After each trip direct athletes to properly clean up the interior of the vehicle

●     Clean vehicle after travel, wash, vacuum, wipe down interior

●     Check oil change/tire rotation stickers and address as necessary

●     Report all expenses (with receipts) to the ACT Head Coach

●     Attend Team Captains meetings


●     Assist as needed with maintaining inventory records of all program-related equipment

●     Repair and maintain equipment as necessary


Professional Development

●     Review technical videos and publications

●     Attend professional development courses/seminars including local Officials Clinics to upgrade/update personal skills as required

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