Finnish Biathlon Association is Looking for HEAD COACH for the Next Olympiad

Finnish Biathlon Association is Looking for HEAD COACH for the Next Olympiad

The Finnish Biathlon Association is looking for a Head Coach for the next 4 years, starting this spring. Please find the entire job description below:

We offer interesting assignments in one of the most closely followed winter sports in Europe, and the opportunity to develop the Finnish training method and lead the preparation of our national team for the international competitions during the years 2018-2022.

We are offering an interesting working place with our most talented athletes. Coaching will be the main focus of the assignment, but Head Coach is also a crucial part in the development of Finnish Biathlon. The work will consist of coaching A-team or men’s/women’s team during the training season World Cup competitions and all coordination and other duties considering. The post includes travelling which assume flexibility in working hours. We appreciate Finnish speaking skills and at least fluent English skills are required.

The contract will be made for 2+2 years or 1+3 years.

Our criterias for applicants:

- Expertise and education in coaching and high level sport

- modern leadership-, organizing- and economical skills

- good interaction skills and teamwork skills

- International experience and successful work / approved success record in high level Biathlon and expertise in shooting and/or physical coaching are considered beneficial in this position.

The main training center and working place is Vuokatti, Finland. We are expecting a start in May 2018. The head coach is expected to live in Finland.

Please send your CV and free-form application including salary expectations via email to Jouni Kinnunen by 14.1.2018 (

More information/Inquieries:

President Kalle Lähdesmäki +358500 363 126 /
Vice President Petri Rolig +35850 577 4245 /
Head of Sport Jouni Kinnunen +35846 878 2208 /