Snowboarding

Snowboarding Coach of the Year

The USSA Coach of the Year Award recognizes outstanding contribution to development and international programs by a coach resulting in high-level performance by his or her athletes in competition during the past season. Coaches of the year are recognized for their leadership, commitment, sport knowledge and passion, including proven ability to foster athletic excellence amongst their consituents or teams.

Nominations can be made during the year and are generally due mid-March. The awards are presented at championship events in the spring or at the USSA Chairman's Dinner in May during USSA Congress. Nominations can be sent to USSA Sport Education.

USSA Domestic Coach of the Year

*Also recognized as USSA Development Coach of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee

2015 recipient - Ross Powers, Stratton Mountain School - Stratton Mountain, VT
2014 - Elijah Teter
2013 - Nathan Park
2012 - Ashley Berger
2011 - Jim Smith
2010 - Dylan Omlin
2009 - Ross Hindman
2008 - Ben Boyd
2007 - Spencer Tamblyn
2006 - Phil Fell
2005 - Rick Shimpeno
2004 - Thedo Remmelink
2003 - Mark Harris
2002 - Scott Palmer
2001 - Michael Mallon
2000 - Phoebe Mills
1999 - Peter del Guidice

USSA National Coach of the Year

2015 recipient - Rick Bower, U.S. Snowboarding - Park City, UT
2014 - Spencer Tablyn
2013 - Rick Bower
2012 - Tommy Czeschin
2011 - Rick Bower
2010 - Mike Jankowski
2009 - Jeff Archiband
2008 - Rick Bower
2007 - Jeff Archibald
2006 - Bud Keene
2005 - Peter Foley
2004 - No Nomination
2003 - Bud Keene
2002 - Pete Del'Guidice
2001 - Peter Foley
2000 - Jan Wengelin
1999 - Peter Foley
 

 

Rick Bower being awarded the U.S. Snowboarding International Coach of the Year by USSA Chairman Dexter Paine

Center of Excellence
The Center of Excellence in Park City, UT, is a national training and education center providing world-class facilities and educational resources for the USSA's athletes, coaches, clubs and others.