• Alex 50km Lahti Champion
    • High Performance Coaching/Wax Technician Development Opportunities

      July 29, 2019

      Closing date for applications is August 31st 2019

      Nordiq Canada is offering multiple coaching and wax tech development opportunities with the National Ski Team for the 2019/2020 race season and would like to make a call for applications for the following NST trips:

      1. World Cup – Period 1 (December 3 - December 23, 2019 - Davos, Planica)
      2. World Cup – Period 3 (January 2 - February 10, 2020 – Dresden, FIS race, Oberstdorf, Falun – sprint race)
      3. World Cup –Period 4 (February 4 -25, 2020 – Falun – distance race and Scando Tour)
      4. World Cup – Sprint Tour (March 11 – 18, 2020 – Quebec, Minneapolis)
      5. World Cup Final (March 20-22, 2020 – Canmore)
      6. 2020 WORLD JUNIOR/U23 (WJC-U23) (February 16 - March 8, 2020 – Oberwiesenthal, GER)

      NB: note that final dates could change sensibly when trips are confirmed with participating athletes

      Selected coaches and wax techs will be required to join for the entire period of a trip (more or less a few days to allow some flexibility if needed).

      Staff selection criteria:

      The selection of coaches and wax techs will be prioritized along the following considerations:

      • NCCP certification status : minimum Competition Development In Training status by October 31st 2019 (ie must have completed Comp-Dev. Dryland workshop) or wax tech experience on the NORAM racing series
      • Targeted developmental objectives
      • Capacity to work with a team of technicians and coaches

      Nordiq Canada will assume all costs associated with the trip, including:

      • Transportation (air and ground)
      • Accommodation
      • Meals
      • A honorarium will be available and will be calculated based on the availability and capacities of the candidate.  This funding can be used by the club/team to assist in finding a replacement while their regular staff person is away on this NST trip.

      Submission of interest:

      Please express your interest by email to Joel Jaques [email protected] with the following information:

      • Targeted trips (please list up to 3, prioritized) + dates available
      • Coaching or wax tech development objectives for the trip
      • NCCP coaching # (mandatory for coaches) + current NCCP level of training/certification
      • Related experience and knowledge
      • Contact information (email and phone #)