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- Assistant Nordic Coach: St. Louis Park High School (St. Louis Park, MN):
St. Louis Park is seeking candidates for high school assistant girls Nordic ski coach. Please email Athletic Director Andrew Ewald at email@example.com if you are interested or for more information.
- Nordic Ski Salesperson: Gear West (Long Lake, MN):
If you love Nordic skis, desire to be surrounded by skis and ski equipment and would like to sell skis from the largest independently owned ski store in the US, then we welcome you to contact us at Gear West. We are looking for a person who understands ski flex, is passionate about skiing, enjoys working with people and is a self-starter. Prior retail experience is a huge plus. Part or full time depending on retail experience, pay/benefits will reflect retail and xc ski background. For more information please email Jan: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Trails Manager: Snow Mountain Ranch (Granby, Colorado):
With collaboration and direction from the Nordic/Trails Director, oversee all trail operations (both winter and summer) including supervising staff, working with machinery and hand tools, etc. to implement the SMR Trails Plan. Operate winter grooming equipment to provide a quality experience. Will work with and assist the Nordic/Trails Director with the hosting of and running of all trail events for the 12-month season. This will include running, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, biathlon and dog sledding. This is a full-time, year-round, hourly position at $17/hour with generous benefits and located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies.
- Assistant Nordic Coaches: ISD 196 (Apple Valley, MN):
The ISD 196 Nordic Ski team (Eagan, Eastview, Rosemount, & Apple Valley High Schools – South Suburban Conference) is seeking applicants for 2 full- or part-time Asst. Coaching positions (Girls Varsity & JV; Boys Varsity & JV). A minimum of 3-years of racing experience or 1-year of coaching experience is required. This 5-6 day/week position runs from mid- November thru mid-February with practices and meets typically scheduled between 3:00-5:30 PM. The salary for the position is approximately $5,300 for the season. Interested applicants should contact Brian Abery at email@example.com or call 612-327-3678.
- Assistant Nordic Coach: South High School (Minneapolis, MN):
Minneapolis South's Nordic Team is looking to hire a organization/logistics coach for this coming season. Ski experience not required.
- Assistant Nordic Coach: PWER Nordic (Woodbury Area, MN):
PWER (Park, Woodbury, East Ridge) coop is seeking candidates for assistant Nordic coaching positions. Apply online.
- Ecommerce Associate: Gear West (Long Lake, MN):
Gear West is seeking an Ecommerce associate. Responsibilities range from setting up and updating products, product content/digital assets, tracking of orders and inventory, and providing customer service via online and phone. Product training is provided but knowledge of Nordic and Alpine Skis is helpful.
- Assistant Nordic Coach: Henry Sibley High School (Mendota Heights, MN):
Henry Sibley High School is seeking an assistant Nordic Ski Coach. Availability: 3:30-6pm M-F and 9-11 Saturdays (Flexible). Desired Skills: Experience as a skier in both classic and skate technique. Comfortable working with students grades 7-12. Experience with waxing. Ability to be flexible as conditions and plans change. Contact: Eric.Friberg@isd197.org and/or Prentice.Smith@isd197.org
- Production Graphic Designer: Podiumwear (St. Paul, MN):
Podiumwear operates on the simple belief that custom clothing can be better. Steeped in the outdoor community, we pride ourselves in the attention we give our clients, the creativity used in each design, and the care put into our Made in Minnesota garments. We're always looking for individuals who share our passion for sport and a creative drive. A designer at Podiumwear utilizes a variety of creative methods to solve visual problems. Designers must be able to translate corporate identity manuals, decipher the desires of passionate club riders/runners and players, and everything in between.
- Marketing/E-Commerce Coordinator: Pioneer Midwest (Osseo, MN):
Pioneer Midwest is a full service Nordic ski shop that also specializes in paddle sports. This position will coordinate and manage website content and sales, social media, Google ads, and email campaigns. Other responsibilities include occasional retail sales, customer service, and merchandise management. If interested, please email Adam Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contract Sales Reps: Podiumwear (St. Paul, MN):
Podiumwear, a custom team apparel manufacturer based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is looking for outside sales contractors in the upper Midwest and Chicagoland areas. Candidates will be responsible for selling Podiumwear's summer and winter lines (nordic skiing, cycling, running, and Ultimate). Podiumwear is the largest custom nordic apparel maker in the United States. Olympian Jessie Diggins is a Podiumwear ambassador and has helped develop our line of women's-specific nordic skiing and training apparel. In addition, Podiumwear is the national custom apparel sponsor of NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association), which will have leagues in 24 states in 2019. All our apparel is made in our own St. Paul, MN factory. If you have prior experience in outside sales, are willing to travel and want to work for a fun, friendly, growing company, we want to hear from you.
Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
- Nordic Ski Instructors: Three Rivers Park District (Twin Cities, MN):
Three Rivers Park District is hiring Nordic ski instructors for the upcoming 2018-19 winter season. If you are an accomplished Nordic classic and skate skier, with experience teaching or being coached, and you love to share your passion for Nordic skiing with others, then this is the winter job for you! Guaranteed snow at our two man-made snow facilities, Hyland and Elm Creek parks. Flexible hours.
- Middle School Nordic Coach: District 112 (Chanhassen/Chaska, MN):
District 112 (Chanhassen-Chaska) is looking for a middle school Nordic ski coach to work with skiers in grades 6-8. The middle school program will begin in mid-December and will continue through the end of February. This program will be a SkiWerx program, and will compete in SkiWerx races, along with some possible races with other middle schools in the area.
- Bike Assembler: Gear West (Long Lake, MN):
Mechanical? Looking for a summer job? Interested in building bikes for Gear West Ski & Bike in Long Lake MN? If so, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reach Jan or call her cell at 763-458-583
- Youth Program Director: MadNorSki (Madison, WI):
The Madison Nordic Ski Club is looking to bring
more kids into an active outdoor lifestyle through
our expansion of our youth programs.
Lee Borowski Passes Away
November 10, 2018
John McCarthy reports: Lee Borowski passed away on Oct 31st. Borowski was an innovator and a driving force for cross country skiing, nationwide. He was known for his books and videos that basically taught us all how to skate ski and was a coach and mentor to many, including Luke Bodensteiner. There was a memorial service for him Saturday, Nov 10th, at Krause Funeral Homes in Brookfield, Wi.
Loppet Foundation Seeking Bike/Ski Service Partner
November 4, 2018
The Loppet Foundation is seeking a bike and ski ski service provider to partner on the Loppet's new Trailhead facility in the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board's Theodore Wirth Park. Because this is a public facility the Foundation is required to use a request for proposals (RFP) process. Application deadline is Nov 16th.
Mike Gray Passes On
February 9, 2018
Mike Gray, a big member of the Elk River Nordic community and development of the Woodland Trail system passed away back on January 23rd. Rollie Ring-Jarvi and Dave Anderson pay tribute to him.