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Vail Resorts Race Coach - Winter Seasonal in Ludlow, Vermont

At Okemo, we’ve got 2,200 vertical feet of positive outlook and it shows. Culture is what we teach. And service with a smile is the linchpin of our philosophy. Every interaction with our guests-on and off the mountain, Adventure Zone and at the Evolution Bike Park, is an opportunity to turn a skier, rider, golfer, or recreational enthusiast into a lifelong member of our family. Our employees reflect this attitude by having fun doing what they do best: creating a memorable recreational experience!

The Okemo Competition Center is seeking motivated and passionate coaches to join our staff for season 2021-22. The Competition Center offers programs across the disciplines of Alpine, Freestyle and Snowboard, and through these programs, we look to provide opportunities for all our athletes to excel and enjoy their chosen sport. We are looking to fill a variety of positions to meet the needs of our growing programs. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, a multi-tasker, and a good communicator who is looking to share their passion for snow sports with the next generation. Our programs run weekends and holidays with options to coach at camps built around other competition experiences.


  • Provide a safe, positive environment for athletes to develop fundamental skills and a love for the sport.

  • Work within guidelines and seasonal and daily plans to provide the best possible training environment for athletes.

  • Work with athletes to set goals and challenge and inspire them to achieve these goals on snow and off to reach their potential

  • As part of a coaching team develop training ideas and implement plans based around seasonal and competition plans.


  • Should be an enthusiastic team player with excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Prior coaching and/or racing experience along with USSS/USASA coaching certification (Level 100 or higher or international equivalent) preferred, or the willingness to complete relevant professional development training.

  • Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently to a common goal.

  • Ability to ski/ride and work safely in all snow surface/terrain conditions in harsh winter weather for prolonged periods of time.

  • Proven ability to positively inspire athletes of all ages and skill levels

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 328548