Upcoming Events

text-upcoming-events

Snow Sliding Meet Up
Date: Jan 29, 2023 
Where: Mt. Sima
Fee: $30-$40
Register Online: SnowReg.com

GROM Event #2
Date: Feb 12, 2023 
Time: 11:30 am
Where: Mt. Sima
Fee: FREE
Register Online: coming soon

GROM Event Watson Lake
Date: TBD
Where: Mt. Maichen

Yukon Champs
Date: Apr 1 & 2, 2023
Where: Mt. Sima

 

About

We’re hiring coaches and running courses!

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.

Already a trained coach? Contact mary@snowboardyukon.com to start working with us.

On-Snow Coach Courses

Comp Intro (Level 1) – 2022

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:

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

When:
Nov. 11-13, 2022 (full days on-snow)

Where:
Mt. Sima

Course Fees:
$100 (includes preseason hill access fee)

Register Online:
 – Register Now (links to SnowReg) –  

Additional Costs:
Coaching Membership ($60)

Minimum Age:
16 years old

Coaches In-Territory Travel Claim:
yukon.ca/en/arts-and-culture/sports-and-recreation/apply-athletes-and-coaches-territory-travel-claim

Questions?
Email mary@snowboardyukon.com

Comp Intro Advanced Speed (Level 2) – 2022

The 5-day Comp Intro Advanced Workshop is the first workshop to take after the Comp Intro Coach. This is also the first workshop for event specialization.

The Comp Intro Advanced coach typically tends to work with competitors of all ages who are building a career on the competitive side of snowboarding.

Workshop content includes specific principles of:

  • Biomechanics
  • Speed (SBX, PGS, PSL)
  • Coaching athletes in Training
  • Analyzing performance
  • Coaching athletes in competition
  • Long-Term Athlete Development

When:
Nov. 15-19, 2022 (full days on-snow)

Where:
Mt. Sima

Course Fees:
$250 (includes preseason hill access fee)

Register Online:
 – Register Now (links to SnowReg) –  

Additional Costs:
Coaching Membership ($60)

Minimum Training:
Comp Intro

For More Course Info:
https://www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/programs/technical/coaching/courses/comp-intro-advanced/

Questions?
Email mary@snowboardyukon.com

Judges’ Workshop & Update 2022

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.

When:
Nov. 5, 2022

Where:
Sport Yukon Boardroom

Course Fees:
$10 (includes lunch)

Register Online:
– Register Now (links to SnowReg) –

Additional Costs:
Judges Membership ($10)

Requirements:
Basic freestyle snowboarding trick knowledge

For More Course Info:
www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/programs/technical/judges/

Questions?
Email mary@snowboardyukon.com

CASI Courses

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.

When:
TBD

Where:
Mt. Sima

Register Online:
www.casi-acms.com

For More Course Info:
www.casi-acms.com

For questions and to apply to the Mt. Sima Snowschool contact:
snowschool@mountsima.com

Trampoline Coach Course

Air 1 and Air 2

When:
2023

Cost:
TBD

Interested?
Contact mary@snowboardyukon.com

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:
sportyukon.com/programs/nccp/

Course requirements are as follows:

comp-intro-pathway

comp-intro-adv-pathway