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 works with competitors of all ages who are new to the competitive side of snowboarding.

This on-snow course covers the fundamental principles of:

  • Biomechanics
  • Air and speed
  • Coaching
  • Planning a session
  • Analyzing performance
  • Preparing athletes for training
  • Preparing athletes for a competition
  • Long-Term Athlete Development Pathway

For more technical course information visit:

When: January 3–5, 2020
Where: Mt. Maichen, Watson Lake
Course Fee: $100 for Yukoners!!! (regular $350) + Coaching Membership ($50)
Minimum Age: 16 years old
Coach Snowboarding Ability: Strong intermediate skills with exposure to basic freestyle maneuvers.
Equipment: You must provide your own equipment and helmet.
Lift Tickets: You must provide your own lift tickets.

Cold Weather / No Snow / No Local Interest: If Mt. Maichen is closed or if there is low interest from potential coaches from Watson Lake, the course will be moved to Mt. Sima in Whitehorse on the same dates.

Register online:!/events/competition-introduction-mt-maichen
Registration deadline: Dec. 23, 2019

Phone: 867.334.2944