SkiSparks Assistant Coach


  • Spark joy and confidence about cross-country skiing and lifelong health.
  • Assistant coaches make it possible for skiers to get more attentions and have their needs met.

Goals and Responsibilities

  • See the potential in every child and encourage growth.
  • Follow weekly MyXC Curriculum.
  • Assists lead coaches with activities and games.

Going Above and Beyond

  • Ability to lead the level if the head coach is absent.


  • Ability to attend weekly club meetings.
  • Skiing level at the same level or above the kids in group.
  • Ability to connect with kids, play games and laugh.
  • Embraces winter and can encourage kids to have fun with the season.

Time Commitment

  • 6-8 Club Meetings, 1 ½ hours each.

Requirements and Training

  • Complete Volunteer Sign-Up and pass background check
  • MyXC Abuse Prevention Training (online, part of volunteer sign-up)
  • MyXC Coach Training is encouraged (in person and/or online)
  • HeadsUp Concussion Training - every three years (online)