Job opportunities in Finland and Russia

22 March 2014 11:32
Coaches wanted!
Coaches wanted! -

With the season and an Olympic period over, different Ski Federations are now inviting new candidates to apply for coaching positions in Nordic Combined.

The Finnish Ski Association (Suomen Hiihtoliitto) and the Cross-Country Skiing Association of Finland (Suomen Maastohiihto ry) are building the coaching organization for the coming four years. Head coaches will be sought by a process of open application, for each Nordic ski sport – cross-country skiing, Nordic combined and ski jumping. It will also be possible to apply for other key coaching positions.

The coaching staff positions are now open for application and applications (CV and free-form application including salary expectations) can be submitted until the end of March to Decisions concerning coaches for the next Olympiad are expected to be made during April.

The Russian Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Federation is looking for coaches for the Russian mens and ladies ski jumping teams, as well as for the Nordic Combined team for the period of 2014 -2018. Most of the work will be on the territory of Russia.

Domestic and international applicants for the position should send their detailed resume with photo, the existing recommendations and contract terms until  April 20, 2014 to the e-mail address of the Federation ( For the interview, candidates are asked to prepare a the draft program / concept for the  team for the period of a contract.