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U.S. Biathlon

Apr 23 US Biathlon Seeking Head Coach Development

April 23, 2014, 2:54 p.m. (ET)

US Biathlon is seeking an experienced biathlon coach to serve as Head Coach Development based at the US Biathlon High Performance Training Center / Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York.  The coach will train high potential athletes on a daily basis in Lake Placid and lead national talent identification/recruiting efforts.  The Head Coach Development will also work closely with the National Team Coaching Staff to develop and present coaches education programs and work with the Regional Centers to ensure high quality recruiting and training within their programs.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. To apply for this position please send a letter of interest and resume / CV with three references to: US Biathlon Chief of Sport Bernd Eisenbichler b_eisenbichler@yahoo.de

US Biathlon Head Coach Development

  1. Place of work:

The USBA Head Coach Development works in Lake Placid, NY at the US Biathlon High Performance Center / US Olympic Training Center.

  1. Job Description:

-       Reports to Chief of Sport Bernd Eisenbichler

-       Responsible Coach for USBA X Team (the most talented young athletes)

-       Daily coaching of X Team athletes in Lake Placid

-       Overseas Development Group athletes based at Regional Centers of Excellence. Works in close     contact with coaches there to ensure high quality regional recruiting and training programs

-       Builds USBA training philosophy for all ages together National Team Coaches

-       Organizes and holds the Talent Identification Camps in Lake Placid (together with Dev Manager) and the follow up Talent Group camp

-       Serves in Project Group for the development of the USBA Coaches Manual and participates in presenting Coaches Education programs

-       Works closely with National Team Coaches

-       Works closely with Athlete Development Manager

  1. Travel:

-       Spring/Summer trips to Centers of Excellence (Maine, Vermont, etc)

-       Roller Ski Biathlon National Championships Jericho, VT in August

-       Utah Camp in October

-       North American Cup Competitions and Team Selection Races as planned

-       IBU Cup Competitions as planned

-       ECH

-       YJWCH

-       WC as needed and time permits

-       National Championships and end of season competitions March

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. To apply for this position please send a letter of interest and resume / CV with three references to:

US Biathlon Chief of Sport Bernd Eisenbichler b_eisenbichler@yahoo.de

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