The Snowsport England Alpine Committee are looking for a new Alpine Squad Manager
The role of the Alpine Squad Manager is to assist the home nation governing body, Snowsport England, with the definition, development and delivery of the Alpine Squad. The Alpine Squad is a programme designed to encourage participation in the sport of alpine ski racing at a higher level, providing a platform for talented performers aged 14-21 to develop and to ensure that they receive support and encouragement from the home nation governing body.
Participation in the squad should be aspirational, and for those selected should confer a degree of prestige while recognising that many will not go on to achieve at the highest level.
The Alpine Squad is not intended to be a substitute for a properly devised training programme, covering both technical and physical development.
The squad must be professionally run and be fun and enjoyable for those participating. Selection must be without bias.
Objectives of the Alpine Squad include recognition of achievement; encouraging aspiration to achieve; providing support and advice to those selected; helping and supporting longer term participation in the sport; assisting athletes with their development within the sport.
The Alpine Squad Manager’s primary contacts are: Alpine Committee, SSE team, contacts within training organisations, ski coaches, strength and development coaches, Alpine Squad volunteers.
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