Entry Level (EL) Coach Pathway

Starting

Start by completing the Entry Level course for EL TRAINED status. You must be 15 years of age on the first day of the course. No exceptions.

Note in the 2018-2019 season you must be 16 years of age on the first day of the course.

Progressing

  • Progress to EL CERTIFIED and then EL CERTIFIED ADVANCED status if you will be coaching more than a season at the Skiers Essentials level.
  • Once EL CERTIFIED Progress to the Development Level(DL) program if you will be working with more advanced athletes.

EL TRAINED

I want to be hired to start coaching entry level children at the Skier Essentials development level.

What I need to do:

Intro to Coaching at the Skier Essentials development level

EL CERTIFIED

I want to lead a group of children at the Skier Essentials development level…and I want to be evaluated as a competent coach.

What I need to do:

Complete NCCP Make Ethical Decisions Module and Online Evaluation

EL CERTIFIED ADVANCED

I want to be fully equipped to lead and develop children at the Skier Essentials development level.

What I need to do:

  • Design a Basic Sport Program
  • Basic Mental Skills
  • Fundamental Movement Skills
  • Nutrition
  • Mentorship
  • Ski Cross Intro to Coaching On-Snow Module
  • OR
  • SNOW PARK TRAINING
  • OR
  • SNOW PARK CERTIFICATION
  • OR
  • Freestyle Club Coach Course