February 22, 2005
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- Nordic Ski Instructors: Three Rivers Park District (Twin Cities, MN):
Three Rivers Park District is hiring Nordic ski instructors for the upcoming 2018-19 winter season. If you are an accomplished Nordic classic and skate skier, with experience teaching or being coached, and you love to share your passion for Nordic skiing with others, then this is the winter job for you! Guaranteed snow at our two man-made snow facilities, Hyland and Elm Creek parks. Flexible hours.
- Coaching Positions: Armstrong Nordic (Plymouth, MN):
Armstrong Nordic is seeking assistant coaches for the high school and middle school teams.
- Volunteer Intern Position: Loppet Foundation (Minneapolis, MN):
The Loppet Foundation is looking for a new intern to assist with volunteer coordination around fall events including the Trail Loppet, Urban Portage, Trail Work Day and Loopet Loppet.
- Retail Sales Associate: Gear West (Long Lake, MN):
Are you passionate about xc skiing? Do you have retail experience and/or a background in Nordic ski racing/training, ski service or web/ecommerce sales and product placement? Gear West Specialty Sports Store is looking for a full / part time adult Nordic ski person with customer service experience. Person must understand skis, be a self-motivated individual and enjoy the flexibility and demands of an active retail specialty sports store. Pay and benefits reflect work experience. If interested please email Jan Guenther at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Middle School Nordic Coach: District 112 (Chanhassen/Chaska, MN):
District 112 (Chanhassen-Chaska) is looking for a middle school Nordic ski coach to work with skiers in grades 6-8. The middle school program will begin in mid-December and will continue through the end of February. This program will be a SkiWerx program, and will compete in SkiWerx races, along with some possible races with other middle schools in the area.
- Contract Sales Reps: Podiumwear (St. Paul, MN):
Podiumwear, a custom team apparel manufacturer based in Minnesota, is looking for outside sales contractors in three regions of the U.S. – the west coast, northeast and southeast. Candidates will be responsible for selling Podiumwear's summer lines (cycling, running, and Ultimate). Podiumwear is the national custom apparel sponsor of NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association), which will have leagues in 24 states in 2019. All our apparel is made in our own St. Paul, MN factory. If you have prior experience in outside sales, are willing to travel and want to work for a fun, friendly, growing company, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
- Head Nordic Coach: St. Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN):
The Athletics Department at St. Cloud State University is seeking applications for an adjunct (part-time) Head Nordic Skiing Coach for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 academic years.
- Bike Assembler: Gear West (Long Lake, MN):
Mechanical? Looking for a summer job? Interested in building bikes for Gear West Ski & Bike in Long Lake MN? If so, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reach Jan or call her cell at 763-458-583
- Head Nordic Coach: Northfield High School (Northfield, MN):
Part time position for 2.5 hours/day, starting November 12, 2018. Qualifications required: Participation and/or experience coaching required. MSHSL Head Coach certification/qualifications must be completed before start date. Duties: Will complete duties of a Head Coach. Application deadline: Open Until Filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a background check.
- Youth Program Director: MadNorSki (Madison, WI):
The Madison Nordic Ski Club is looking to bring
more kids into an active outdoor lifestyle through
our expansion of our youth programs.
- Head Nordic Coach: Mounds Park Academy (St. Paul, MN):
Mounds Park Academy located in St. Paul, MN is seeking a candidate as the Varsity Nordic Head Boys and Girls Ski Coach. All candidates must have a combination of head coaching and assistant coaching experience at high school level. This position requires the Head Coach to be responsible for all aspects of our program including working collaboratively with students, parents, school leadership. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director Dan Haase at Dhaase@moundsparkacademy.org for more information.
Mike Gray Passes On
February 9, 2018
Mike Gray, a big member of the Elk River Nordic community and development of the Woodland Trail system passed away back on January 23rd. Rollie Ring-Jarvi and Dave Anderson pay tribute to him.
Dave Sconzert Passes On
October 30, 2017
Ken Schoville reports: Minocqua Winter Park has many pieces to it's puzzle and we lost a key member when Dave Sconzert passed recently. There at the beginning, Dave served many roles in our ski community as a competitor, coach, board member, and as many will remember, an early and long time groomer, and of course friend, and unique character. Among skiers, Dave will perhaps be best remembered for his grooming, his pursuit of excellence in that capacity, and his ability to work the long dark hours so necessary to that trade in order to see the joy and satisfaction of many thousands of skiers that enjoyed his efforts. He will be remembered by our ski community as one of the oft times unsung heroes and hard workers who make our sport special, in the best of conditions and the worst of times, when we needed a smile, an outing to lift our spirits, Dave paved the way.
Obituary: Dave Sconzert