Snowboarding Programs

Coaches Resources

Professional, fun and energetic coaches are the backbone of competitive snowboarding. USASA and USSA together deliver high quality education programs at all levels of the pipeline for coaches in the United States. The philosophy, based on the Snowboarding Training System, is to coach athletes to become great riders first, with a solid fundamental skills and love for snowboarding.


USASA/USSA Coaches Education Programs

The US Snowboard Coach Education program is a joint effort between USASA and the USSA. The goal is to provide a consistent path for coaches to get the training and resources they need to help their athletes reach their goals in the sport. The education program follows the athlete development pipeline. Certification begins with the with Club Coach (Level 100) and Regional Coach (Level 200) clinics. The focus of the 100 and 200 level is on coaches who are working with kids who compete primarily in USASA events and these clinics are organized by the USASA. The National Coach (Level 300) and Pro Coach (Level 400) certifications are focused on coaches working with athletes at the next levels of competition in the US and around the world. The US Snowboard Coach Education Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of the clinics and exams at each level.

 

Clinics and Programs

USSA and USASA offer coaches education clinics throughout the year.  For Level 100 and 200 clinics visit the USASA website.

USSA will host the 2014 Level 300 Coaches Symposium on May 12-13 at the Center of Excellence in Park City, UT.  This clinic is open to all interested coaches and those who are sitting for their Level 300 certification. Check back soon for more information.

Upcoming Clinics:

USSA Level 300 Coaches Symposium, May 12-13, 2014, Park City, UT

 

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Need to renew your membership, get coaching tips or work on your technique? Want to check rankings or results? Find all that and more on your My USSA page. 

 
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2014 Winter Games

The 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, are coming up quickly. Get the latest information on selection criteria, Sochi preparation and more here.