Eastern Freeski and Snowboard Coach Summit

October 26-27, 2013 Killington Mountain School
*Schedule subject to change

Saturday, Oct. 26
9:00 AM- Welcome, introduction and review of itinerary
9:15 AM- Sports Pysch w/Skye Whitehurst
10:15 AM- Nutrition w/Abigail M. Wadsworth, MSD, RD, CD
11:15 AM- Head and Joint Injury w/ Dr. Matt Gammons, Dr. Mel Boynton
12:30 PM- Lunch
1:30 PM- Understanding Judging w/ USASA Judge TBA
2:30 PM- Athlete Strength and Conditioning w/Jim St. Pierre, KMS Strength and Conditioning Coach
3:30 PM- Alphabet Soup: Understanding the Players in Competitive Snowboarding w/Mike Mallon, President USASA
4:30 PM- Conclusions/Takeaways from Day 1
5:00 PM- Reception Lookout Bar and Grill, appetizers on us

Sunday Oct 27
9:00 AM- Welcome, review schedule
9:15 AM- General and Endorsement Sessions

-Coaches Track: a general education session for USASA Level 100 coaches and those without certifications. Unfortunately, no certifications or endorsements are offered at this time for these coaches, but it'll be a great session.

The Endorsements below are available to those coaches ALREADY certified at the 200 level. All other coaches should take the Coaches Track.

-USASA 200 SBX
-USASA 200 SL/GS
-USASA 200 Slopestyle
-USASA 200 Freeski
-USASA 300 Trainers

11:45 PM- Lunch

12:45 PM- Breakout Sessions
-Managing Parents (KC Gandee)
-What's in your Pack? How to Set your Athletes and Yourself up for Success on Competition Day (Chris Davies)
-Grip and Rip: SBX Focus (Peter Thorndike)
-Just You and the Clock: Snowboard GS and SL (Neil Sunday and Dave Hircshberg)
-Prepping for Hucking: Dryland Training for Freestyle Athletes (Dave Redden)
-More than Just Gates: Skicross Focus (Randy Detrick)
-Freeski Scene: What's new in Freeski Education (DJ Montigny)
-Bounce House: How Trampoline Training can take your Athletes to New Heights (Peter Bauer)
-Mic Check: Movement Analysis and Video Review Software (KC Gandee)
-Tuning 101: An intro to Tuning (Dave Manning)
-Tuning 201: You can already wax, now get badass (Dave Manning)
-Start Tech: What, When and How to Tech Boards at the Top of the Course (Dave Manning)

2:00 PM- Breakout Sessions

3:15 PM- Breakout Sessions

4:30 PM Conclusion, wrap-up, take-aways. Homework Assignments for on-snow (TBA- April 2014)

Nearby Hotels that will likely be open:
Killington Inns and Suites
North Star
Mountain Inn
Hillside Inn
Killington Resort is offering a discount on 2-night stays using this link:
http://shop.killington.com/coris/vacationplanner/vacation.aspx?action=startres&brid=1&pkgid=470&pkgidfc=f&pvid=52

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