Alpine Programs

Eastern Special Events

Eastern Fall Festival





October 18, 2014

Holiday Inn - Rutland, VT

Meet the USSA Eastern Region staff, Domestic Program Director Michelle Demschar, and important EACC committee members as we come together for a day of enrichment before the EACC meetings.

There are two tracks at this year’s festival. Track A is for the program director, administrator, parent and some part-time coaches. Track B is for the full-time coaches and some part-time coaches. Feel free to choose your own adventure!

Schedule of events: (Subject to change)

9:00am                        USSA’s Single Base, Double Peak Development Pyramid  

Tracks A&B                  Eric Harlow – USSA, Eastern Region Development Director

                                     Finding USSA Resources

                                     Eric Harlow – USSA, Eastern Region Development Director

10:00am                      Update on Club AMP

Tracks A&B                  Jennifer Stielow MS, CSCS – AMP Sport, Sport Science Expert

10:45am                      Setting up a Training Environment                                      

Tracks A&B                 Stever Bartlett – Head Alpine Coach, Middlebury College

11:30am                      Break for Lunch

12:15pm                      Re-Introducing the USCSA’s Macconnell Division

Tracks A&B                 Larry Gianatti – Head Alpine Coach, University of Connecticut

                                    Mike LeBlanc – Head Alpine Coach, Brown University

1:00pm                        Course Setting: Adding Variety and Challenge

Tracks A&B                  Mike Morin – Program Director, Stratton Mountain School

2:00pm                        Functional Ankle Strength in Alpine Skiing

Tracks A&B                  Mike Kenney, USST World Cup Men’s Kombi Coach


                                                                                                                                                      Draft: 10/11/14



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