Website Woodward Park City
Coach, WWPC Winter 2021/22
The Woodward Winter Coach will be an essential member of Woodward Park City’s Progression team, reporting to the Woodward Park City Instructional Program Supervisor and Zone Coach Supervisor. The successful applicant will motivate and educate our guests in a variety of action sports, snow sports, gymnastics, cheer, and/or parkour. The Woodward Park City Coach works directly with guests and is responsible for promoting snowsports and actions sports by providing safe, enjoyable, and effective training and instruction sessions for our guests. They are also responsible for teaching all ages and ability levels and creating proper skill progressions based on ability. This includes progressions in the Woodward Hub and out on the Woodward Park City Mountain. Safety, fun, and progressive/innovative learning are top priorities at all times.
Position Type: Full Time and Part Time – Seasonal
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Teach beginner to advanced snowboard, ski lessons, mtn. bike, trampoline, skate, BMX, scooter, parkour, cheer, gym (not expected to be able to coach all disciplines)
- Teach group and private lessons, classes, day camps, and special events
- Teach Safety Trainings in all areas
- Inform and enforce all safety rules and policies including wearing helmets, PARK SMART, ATML, etc.
- Create lesson plans and skill progressions
- Provide general instruction and safety oversight during daily sessions in zones.
- Proactively engage with participants at all times
- Spot participants through basic skills on the spring floor, trampolines, and pump track
- Ability to break skills down into easily definable steps
- Understand multiple action sports including snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, BMX, parkour, mtn. bike, scooter, cheer, etc.
- Communicate well with supervisors, co-workers, and guests
- Communicate well with kids and parents from all backgrounds
- Be active in attending coaching clinics, spotting clinics and additional training and possibly lead clinics of your expertise
- Be a part of a unique team, set a positive example and be a role model
- Set up and tear down of Winter sports lesson areas
- Help maintain the cleanliness and functionality of all Woodward Park City sport facilities including foam pits, skateparks, progression park, etc.
Other duties as assigned
- A valid driver’s license is required.
- Physical Capabilities: bend, twist, push, pull, stand, lift 50lbs.
- Passionate about snow sports, action sports, parkour, cheer, and teaching
- Strong communication skills
- Adhere to all grooming and name tag standards
- Honest and with the highest integrity
- Reasonable physical condition
- Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods
- Must be comfortable working in an indoor and outdoor all season environment.
- Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.
- Due to the sensitive nature of this position, a criminal background check will be conducted after position is accepted.
- Embodies Powdr’s Mission: Deliver memorable experiences. Enhance people’s lives. Have fun doing it.
- Embodies Powdr’s Vision: Inspire every human being with cool experiences in awesome places.
- Embodies Powdr’s Values: Enduring, Responsible, Entrepreneurial, Soulful and Teamwork.
- Ability to develop strong relationships with diverse groups of people.
- Understanding of snow and action sports tricks, progressions, and terminology, and/or experience working on trampolines or in a gymnastics setting.
- Experience working with children, teens, and adults
- Experience working in a camp setting
- Instructor, coach, or teaching certification preferred
- Must have a high-school diploma or equivalent preferred
- First Aid/CPR Certification preferred
- Proven ability to collaborate well across functions and department, to work as part of a team, and to lead teams in achieving goals.
Woodward empowers and inspires the next generation of action sports. We do this through the innovative environments we create, the intuitive programming we deliver, and the passionate community we cultivate. Woodward Park City is a world class all season sports facility that connects sport, progression and youth inspired programming in one of the greatest outdoor regions in the world.
POWDR is an adventure lifestyle company with offices in Park City, UT and Louisville, CO. Founded in 1993, POWDR’s mission is to deliver memorable experiences, enhance people’s lives, and have fun doing it. Within POWDR’s portfolio are nine mountain resorts, including Copper Mountain and Eldora Mountain Resort in Colorado; Killington Mountain and Pico Mountain in Vermont; Boreal Mountain Resort and Soda Springs in the Lake Tahoe region of California; Mt. Bachelor in Oregon; Lee Canyon in Nevada, and Snowbird in Utah.
Also in POWDR’s portfolio are the Woodward camps and progression centers, which include Woodward Copper at Copper Mountain, Woodward PA, Woodward Tahoe, Woodward West in Stallion Springs, CA, Woodward Riviera Maya, and Woodward Park City.
POWDR fuels participation in the adventure lifestyle with a collection of festivals, competitions, and branded events. Outside Television, based in Westport, CT, is the national active, outside-lifestyle programming network subsidiary of POWDR, Sun Country Tours in Oregon is the company’s river rafting outfitter, and Powderbird, based out of Snowbird Utah, is POWDR’s heli-skiing operator.
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