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Job Listings

  • Head Coach: Central Regional High Performance Team (Minneapolis, MN):
    The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF), Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC), and the Loppet Foundation are working in cooperation with the intent of creating a regional high performance team based out of The Trailhead, at Theodore Wirth Park, in Minneapolis. The Head Coach will be responsible for organizing and administering all aspects of the team, including: coaching, camp and event scheduling, supervision of program personnel and budget management, in order to achieve podium performances at the national and international level. Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate.

  • Business Development Representative: Podiumwear (St. Paul, MN):
    Podiumwear, a custom team apparel manufacturer based in St. Paul, Minnesota is seeking an energetic and outgoing business development representative. This is an entry level, paid position requiring 32-40 hours per week. This person will work with our sales and customer service departments to develop new business and maintain current business in various markets.

  • Graphic Design/Marketing Intern: Podiumwear (St. Paul, MN):
    Podiumwear, a custom team apparel manufacturer based in St. Paul, Minnesota is seeking an energetic graphic design and marketing intern. This entry-level position is a paid or for school credit. The position requires 10-20 hours per week at our St. Paul, Minnesota facility. This person will work with our graphic design department to educate new clients about the design process, inspect incoming logos and art from clients and support the graphic design team with customer communication in general. This person will also work with the marketing department on social media, email newsletters and various marketing campaigns.

  • Production Crew Member: Podiumwear (St. Paul, MN):
    Podiumwear, a custom team apparel manufacturer based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is seeking a full-time production crew member for our print, dye-sublimation, and fabric cutting floor. This person will work on our production team floor operating print and sublimation machinery, sorting and bundling fabric pieces, and assisting with all aspects of our printing, dye-sublimation and cutting table operations.

  • Trails Operations Coordinator: Michigan Tech Univ (Houghton, MI):
    Michigan Tech is seeking a qualified individual that can ensure quality grooming and trails maintenance. They will need to independently ensure the university trail system, equipment, and facilities are maintained and groomed to the highest standard possible to provide for a safe and high quality experience for users. Any questions or interest can be directed to


Virtual Book Launch with Jessie Diggins Tuesday

April 5, 2020
Due to the coronavirus situation, the launch for Jessie Diggins book "Brave Enough" has been moved online - and you can be part of it! The event will include a live discussion and 15-min workout. The virtual launch will be held via Crowdcast, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram. Organizers request that you sign up, then turn out Tuesday, April 7th at 11am CDT.

Bjorn Lasserud Memorial

March 12, 2020
Midwest skiing legend Bjorn Lasserud passed away on Wednesday, March 11th. Odd Osland has contributed a nice memorial to his dear friend Lasserud. A memorial service will be held in late May.

Skinnyski 2.0 Arrives!

December 30, 2019
After months of development (and about 10 years overdue), we roll out a brand-new website interface along with some great new features -- Skinnyski 2.0! Read all the details and give things a whirl, then let us know what you think.

CXC Annual Bike Drawing

August 30, 2019
The annual CXC Bike Drawing fundraiser benefiting Central Cross Country Skiing's Adaptive Program kicked off this week. The winner will receive a custom-designed, handcrafted, Bingham Built titanium road, cyclocross or hardtail bike frame built with wheelset and components!

RFP Updated for Trailhead Bike/Ski Service Provider

August 19, 2019
The Loppet Foundation has updated their request for proposals (RFP) for a bike/ski service provider in the Adventure space at the new Trailhead building at Theodore Wirth. Proposal submission deadline is this Friday, August 23rd.

Loppet: Seeking Adventure Center Partner

July 4, 2019
The Loppet Foundation is seeking a bike and ski service provider to partner on the Loppet's new Trailhead facility at Theodore Wirth. Unlike past RFPs, this one has the service provider doing the rentals and merchandise sales along with bike and ski sales and the customer service in The Trailhead facility. Deadline for proposals is July 26th, with a Q&A session on July 16th.

CXC Annual Awards

April 10, 2019
CXC will honor a number of individuals as part of the CXC Congress in late April. Awardees include lifetime commitment: Jack Jeffery; volunteer impact: Jim Tervo; community leader: Ted Theyerl, Chippewa Valley Nordic Ski; excellence in coaching: Kevin Brochman, Minneapolis Ski Club.