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- Administrator/Coordinator: Nordic Ski Club (Fairbanks, AK):
The Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks is looking to fill two paid positions: the Club Administrator and the Coordinator for Junior Nordics and Adult Lessons. Both positions are part-time and require significantly more time in fall and winter. Applicants may apply for both positions. Deadline to apply is June 24.
- Executive Director: Sisu Foundation (Saint Paul, MN):
The Sisu Foundation is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. The position is full time and requires a passion for endurance sports and a vision for how to get more people active and outside. A candidate must be able to inspire and manage staff, volunteers, members and the community stakeholders.
- Adventures Director: Loppet Foundation (Minneapolis, MN):
Seeking candidates for position of Adventures Director. Position involves leading and administering the Loppet Adventures program, hiring/supervising coaches, community engagement, and coordinating with other Loppet departments.
- Development and Marketing Director: Loppet Foundation (Minneapolis, MN):
The Loppet Foundation is seeking candidates for the position of Development and Marketing Director. Job involves marketing, fundraising, membership and public relations.
- Head Nordic Coach: Mounds View High School (Arden Hills, MN):
Mounds View High School is looking for a Head Nordic Ski Coach. Coach will be responsible for facilitating daily workouts and races. Those interested should apply online. Contact Activities Director Bob Madison at 651-621-7121 with questions.
- Mechanics, Sales Staff: In Competition Sports (Green Bay, WI):
In Competition Sports has immediate positions available for bicycle/ski mechanics and sales people. Can be seasonal or full time depending on qualifications. Please send resume or contact us at email@example.com or 920-465-1510 reference Mark.
- Mechanics, Sales Staff: Hoigaards (St. Louis Park, MN):
Hoigaard's is hiring bike builders, mechanics and sales staff. Apply online or download an application form.
- Head and Assistant Nordic Coach: Minneapolis Southwest High School (Minneapolis, MN):
The Southwest Nordic Ski Team has both head and assistant coaching positions open for the 2013-2014 season. On snow practice occurs at Theodore Wirth Park from 3:45 – 5:45 on every weekday except Wednesday and on Saturday mornings. Our team size ranges from 60 – 80 skiers. Applicants with experience in directing other coaches, communicating about efficient technique, preparing athletes to be successful at practice and racing, and simply managing a diverse group are encouraged to apply. Additionally, we are looking for an applicant who is linked to the entire Nordic community, preferably through the Loppet Foundation. Application Deadline: Friday, May 24th, 2013. Please send resumes to: Southwest High School, C/O: Athletic Director, Ryan Lamberty, 3417 W. 47th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55410. Please contact James Dundon with any questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Executive Director: Minocqua Winter Park (Minocqua, WI):
Qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate successful fundraising and sponsor development experience, financial management, public relations abilities, and project management abilities. Excellent human relations skills with the ability to promote Minocqua Winter Park and inspire and manage both staff and volunteers are essential to this position. Other preferred skills include: effective oral and written communication, leadership, supervision, social media, and experience in the Nordic skiing community. Detailed position description available at www.minocquawinterpark.org. A resume and a letter of interest that addresses the above qualifications must be submitted by April 26, 2013 to Pam Fashingbauer, President of the Lakeland Ski Touring Foundation.
- Head Nordic Coach: Cloquet-Esko-Carlton (Cloquet, MN):
The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton high school Nordic ski team (the Lumberjacks) is looking for a coach to work with their small but enthusiastic group of skiers next winter. The team practices at Pine Valley in Cloquet.
- Head and Asst Nordic Coaches: Chaska High School (Chaska, MN):
The Chanhassen/Chaska Nordic Ski Team has both head and assistant coaching positions open for the 2013-2014 school year. Practices typically run from 3:30 to 5:00, and training occurs at either Carver Park in Victoria, or at Hazeltine National Golf Course in Chaska, which is right across the street from Chaska High School. This is a young and improving team of around 50 skiers that is in need of an enthusiastic coaching staff with a passion to keep the team headed in the right direction. Applicants with experience in coaching technique, racing, waxing, or all three, should apply on-line at www.district112.org. Questions please contact Chaska AP/AD Troy Stein at SteinT@District112.org or by phone at 952-556-7135.
- Sales/Run Shoe Asst Manager: Gear West (Long Lake, MN):
Gear West Cross Country Ski & Run is looking for a passionate runner with retail experience to affect improved sales growth and assist in the management of the running shoe inventory. Duties to include, but not limited to, shoe ordering and management, setting shoe displays, assisting with the overall store layout and organizing race promotions (Local races, Gear West race team, high school track/XC, and other local teams and clubs). If you are self motivated and would really enjoy building the existing run business at Gear West, please send your resume to email@example.com
Don Wolter Passes On
June 5, 2013
Larry Myers shares: Don Wolter passed away unexpectedly last Thursday May 30th while visiting his son Michael and family in Sun Valley, ID. Don was actively involved in the ski community as a coach, racer and volunteer. He had a vast number of friends and he will be missed by many. There will be a memorial for Don at the Plymouth Creek Center, Plymouth, MN on Sunday June 30th at 3 pm.
Fred Fest, June 4th
May 3, 2013
Roseville's longtime Nordic ski, track, cross country and gymnastics coach Fred Kueffer is retiring after 43 years. An open-house will be held in his honor on Tuesday, June 4th at the Roseville Skating Center. Everyone is invited!
Official Send-Off Party for Ned Zuelsdorff
May 1, 2013
There will be a retirement party for departing Birkie executive director Ned Zuelsdorff, next Friday, May 10th, from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Birkie offices in Hayward. Everyone is invited!
NNF Supporting SuperTour/Nationals Finals
April 2, 2013
The National Nordic Foundation is providing financial backing for the SuperTour and US National distance championships coming up April 4-1 in Truckee, California.
April Fools 2013 Edition
April 1, 2013
In case you missed it, you can still view the 2013 April Fool's edition of 'Sunnyski'.
2009 April Fools Edition
Tim Bray Passes Away
February 6, 2013
Tim Bray, well known within the Twin Cities skiing community, passed away suddenly during the Boulder Mountain Tour race last weekend. Funeral service is this Friday at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi.
Idaho Mountain Express: Racer dies during Boulder Mountain Tour
Lars Kindem Passes Away
January 29, 2013
2004 MSHSNSCA Hall of Fame inductee Lars Kindem passed away last Saturday, January 26th. Kindem was a highly successful and groundbreaking coach in the Minneapolis high school system, collecting three state championships and starting the first high school girls ski team in the State of Minnesota. Funeral will be Feb 9th at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Northfield, MN.
MSHSNSCA Half of Fame Bio: Lars Kindem
Ride and Glide Diggins Ski Auction
November 13, 2012
In support for Jessie Diggins World Cup training and competition, Ride and Glide Ski Club is auctioning off a unique pair of Salomon skis, complete with Jessie's autograph.
National Nordic Foundation: Drive for 25 Coming Nov 15th
November 8, 2012
With less than a week to go, the National Nordic Foundation is short of their fundraising goal by almost 50%. Please join in Nov 15th and help in the development of our top Nordic skiers!
National Nordic Foundation: Drive for 25
October 5, 2012
Help support the drive for American Nordic skiers to achieve the top of the podium in the World Cup and World Championships by joining the Drive for 25 campaign at NNF.
2012 Winona Ski Club Dinner and Auction
September 29, 2012
The Winona Ski Club has a strong tradition of bringing some of the top athletes in for their annual dinner and auction event, and this year is no exception as former pro cyclist Frankie Andreu is the guest speaker. Mark your calendars for November 10th and order those tickets!
Malcolm MacGregor Bench Dedication
September 29, 2012
Karen Weium notes over thirty people gathered at Afton State Park Saturday morning to dedicate a bench in memory of fellow skier Malcolm MacGregor.
Matt Liebsch Golf Tourney
September 7, 2012
Come out to Shamrock Golf Course in Corcoran, MN on Sunday, September 23rd, play some golf and help raise money for Team Strong Heart, Camp Odayin and Matt Liebsch.
Joe Woodbury Passes On
August 9, 2012
From John Boehme: It is with great sorrow that I report that my friend and business partner (Pioneer Midwest) of almost 32 years, Joe Woodbury, passed away Wednesday night after suffering a massive brain aneurism on Sunday morning. The memorial service will be help on Sunday, August 12th, from 5 – 8 pm at Gearty Delmore Funeral Chapels, 37
Vicksburg Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55447. The funeral will be Monday morning at 10 am at St Vincent de Paul Church, 9100 93rd Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445.
July 12, 2012
Lots of job openings have been posted lately. Most are high school/college coaching position, but there is also a major ski rep position, and a sales position with a major shop.