Oak View Group

Skating Coach|Part-time| Acrisure Arena

Location US-CA-Palm Desert
Job ID
OVG Corporate
Location Name
Acrisure Arena
Customer Service/Support
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


This position is responsible for teaching skating skills in groups, support company or facility events, and promote Acrisure Arena while embodying the company's values and mission.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $22 to $28. 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

About the Venue

America’s hottest music festival destination is finally getting the world-class arena it deserves.  Opening December 2022, the Acrisure Arena will provide the greater Palm Springs area of Southern California with a premiere 10,000+ seat venue to host the biggest artists and acts on the planet. Designed specifically for hockey and concerts, the new arena will provide top-tier hospitality, artist amenities, and all of the benefits of a modern music and sports venue.  In addition, the facility will serve as the new home of the American Hockey League affiliate of the Seattle Kraken, the Coachella Valley Firebirds. 


A great experience starts with you!  The Berger Foundation Iceplex’s aim is to provide a great experience for employees and guests alike!  Join our team and become part of an industry-leading sports and entertainment organization.



  • Instruct group classes in various formats including our Learn-to-Skate Program, Home School Program, community classes, facility and company sponsored events, figure skating camps, etc.
  • Follow the facility's Learn-to-Skate curriculum (based on U.S. Figure Skating's "Learn-to-Skate USA".
  • Assist in the production and promotion of facility shows and competitions,
  • Provide positive, constructive feedback when evaluating skaters.
  • Maintain a professional and ethical approach to growing clientele.
  • Meet all company standards and comply with instructor guidelines.
  • Interact with customers in a welcoming and professional manner while promoting company values.
  • Communicate facility and company program information to guests and support the company's pursuit of excellence in all areas of figure skating, hockey, and recreational skating.
  • Provide recommendations for skater advancement through the programs offered at our facility.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience in the sport of figure skating including competitive history, show experience and/or coaching experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. Figure Skating, Learn-to-Skate USA, and the Professional Skaters Association
  • Actively pursuing education opportunities within the sport and has a PSA Basic Accreditation
  • For a LTS Instructor and Junior Instructor (no private lessons): Has current Learn-to-Skate USA Instructor Membership OR current USFS Coach Compliance and Membership
  • For Skating Instructors (private lessons): Has current US Figure Skating Coach Compliance (See US Figure Skating website for list of requirements)
  • Present a consistent professional, motivating, and enthusiastic teaching style and able to direct a class efficiently using time management skills

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is routed in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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