Snowboard Yukon is Yukon’s snowboarding organization. We train athletes, coaches, judges, and officials, we form and administer teams for out-of-territory competitions, we organize and sanction events, and we represent Yukon riders in Canada~Snowboard, which is the national sports organization for snowboarding in Canada.
We’re hiring coaches and running courses in 2024!
All coaches must be minimum Comp Intro in training with active Coaching Membership and valid Criminal Record Check. Judges need to participate in a workshop and update every two years to remain active. Scroll down to learn more about our coach and judge training courses and online registration.
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On-Snow Coach Courses
Comp Intro (Level 1) – 2023/24
The 3-day Comp Intro Workshop is the first step to take if you have never been trained to be a snowboard coach. The Comp Intro coach (or entry level coach) typically tends to work with competitors of all ages who are new to the competitive side of snowboarding.
Workshop content includes fundamental principles of:
- Air and speed
- Planning a session
- Analyzing performance
- Preparing athletes for training
- Preparing athletes for a competition
- Long-Term Athlete Development The Pathway
Coaching Membership ($60)
16 years old
Coaches In-Territory Travel Claim:
Judges’ Workshop & Update 2023/24
Freestyle snowboard judges are required to provide a very specific set of skills and abilities in order to effectively run freestyle snowboard events, and accurately produce competition results. In this workshop you will learn to evaluate the the performance of each competitor using a set of criteria, comparing each rider’s performance against the field of competition and produce a final ranking sorted from best to worst.
Judges Membership ($10)
Basic freestyle snowboarding trick knowledge
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Level 1 Snowboard Instructor
The Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI) delivers snowboard instructor training. Snowboard instructors are employed by snow schools at ski areas.
Organized by Mt. Sima.
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For questions and to apply to the Mt. Sima Snowschool contact:
Trampoline Coach Course
Air 1 and Air 2
NCCP Multisport Classroom Courses
National Canadian Coaching Program
In order for a coach to be considered ‘trained’ they must complete complimentary indoor multisport workshops.
For course schedule and to register:
Course requirements are as follows: