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JOB OPENING: CXC Sport Development and Performance Director

Tue, Jun  23, 2015 - By Yuriy Gusev

Central Cross Country Ski Association (CXC) is please to announce job opening for Sport Development and Performance Director: Job description and application process for Sport Development and Performance Director.

CXC Sport Development and Performance Director position will provide service and support through education, communication and leadership to coaches and clubs, while facilitating the success of CXC clubs as businesses and organizations. Technical and sport science education will be communicated and provided to coaches and clubs with the goal of enhancing athlete performance.

“This strategic move by CXC is in direct alignment with our sport development goals nationwide, and especially in cross country skiing. Supporting every aspect of the sport from entry to adult, from club management to community development, and from programming to coaching at every level is the way we will grow the sport in both participation and performance.” commented Brian Krill, Director of Sport Education, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

CXC Skiing Community Olympic Development Program

Educated, experienced, fun and energetic coaches are the backbone of our sport. It takes the leadership of quality coaches at each level of the training system for athletes to reach their full potential in sport and in life. At the same time well-organized and managed clubs are the key to a successful sports experience. Just as the profession of coaching has become increasingly more complex, demanding a broader base of knowledge and skills, so have the difficult challenges facing a club.

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation joins CXC as a partner to support this position as well as coaches education and club development program. “We believe that sport development is critical for getting more people skiing and living a lifestyle” commented Ben Popp, Executive Director of American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation.

Yuriy Gusev
Executive & Athletic Director