Athletic Coordinator - Canada Ski Cross at Alpine Canada


Canada Ski Cross (CSX) is looking for a passionate individual to cover maternity leave (12 months) in the positon of Athletic Coordinator for Canada Ski Cross.

This contract position will give the successful candidate a practical learning experience in the field of sport administration and high performance sport development while providing program support to one of the most successful Canadian winter sports.

Type : Full Time – Contract (12 Month – Maternity Leave Coverage)
Reports to : High Performance Director – Canada Ski Cross
Location : Calgary, AB

This position requires the individual to be available to work nights & weekends and to travel both domestically and internationally when required.


ACA is home to three of the Canada’s fastest and most exciting snow sports: alpine skiing, para-alpine skiing and ski-cross. Our focus is not only to produce world-class athletes, but also to encourage participation in skiing at all levels and promote the benefits that result from participating in sport.


Team Manager

  • HPD Support – assist with administrative duties related to:
  • Updating team & organization documents (Team Selection, Team & Event Criteria, Athlete Agreement etc.)
  • Sport Canada Funding (compiling and submitting data to SP, ensuring athletes complete required steps for funding, assisting with retirement announcements etc.)
  • CCES Administration (point of contact for CCES, ensuring athlete submit whereabouts prior to deadlines, dealing with filing failures or missed tests)
  • Athletes personal endorsements (creating contracts, liaison between athlete & accounting)
  • Communications & marketing (along with marketing/partnerships team)
  • Year-end reporting (team selection, staff evaluations)
  • OTP Reporting
  • Employment contracts for service providers
  • Employment policies & procedures (expense reporting, submission etc.)
  • Expense tracking
  • Other requests as presented by HPD
  • Coach & IST Support
  • Ensure staff is properly outfitted for season (alongside Supplier Pool Manager)
  • IST on-boarding (policies & procedures education)
  • Logistics assistance (accommodation, travel etc.)
  • Event Logistics Assistance (Race entries, accreditation submissions, radio frequency submissions etc.)
  • Major event assistance (World Championships)
  • Assistance with insurance submissions, expense recovery etc.
  • Other requests as presented by coaching & IST staff
  • Athlete Support
  • Main point of contact at office & liaison with other departments
  • Supplier Pool
  • Accounting
  • Domestic Services
  • Admin support for personal endorsements
  • Liaison between athletes and partners (OTP, Sport Canada, CCES etc.)
  • Insurance assistance
  • Other requests as presented by coaching staff or HPD
  • Additional Duties
  • Program tracking
  • Athlete tracking/statistics
  • Performance tracking
  • Equipment management
  • Support HPD, Coaching Staff & ACA Staff (specifically – Director, Domestic Sport, Senior Manager, Coach Education & Senior Manager, Events & Sports Services) with ski cross specific sport development initiatives as requested


  • Previous sport & administration experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer and database skills
  • Strong research and analysis capability
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingualism is a considerable asset
  • Background & knowledge in ski racing is an asset
  • CSC accreditation will be considered an asset

Job Type: Contract

David Benson