Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy seeking Director of Athletic Programs

The Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy is seeking a Director of Athletic Programs who will become a key member of the organization’s dynamic executive team by serving as the internal and external leader of all athletic programs for the Ski Team & Academy. Located in Norden, California (Truckee-Tahoe area), the Ski Team & Academy oversees two vibrant and growing programs: the Sugar Bowl Ski Team – a 450+ member junior ski team featuring numerous top ranked junior skiers and U. S. Ski Team aspirants, and Sugar Bowl Academy – a 65 student college prep high school.

The Director of Athletic Programs reports directly to the Head of the Ski Team & Academy and will work closely with the Director of Finance & Operations and the Director of Advancement as well as teachers, coaches, athletic trainers, and parents to execute the short and long term goals of the organization. The Director of Athletic Programs will be responsible for executing the organization’s Athletic Philosophy and mission across all age levels and disciplines; leading, managing, and supervising the athletic staff; overseeing planning and implementation for safety in all athletic activities; managing training facilities and planning for future training and/or competition venues; and assisting Sugar Bowl Resort’s Race Department in management of events.

Education, Skills and Qualifications:

• Competitive skiing and/or coaching experience at the national or international levels

• Experience managing athletes as well as personnel
• Bachelors degree a must, Masters degree desirable
• Conversant with MS office applications including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint



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