U.S. Ski & Snowboard Launches Regional Club Excellence Conferences
PARK CITY, UTAH (Sept. 12, 2017) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard is bringing its premier club development seminar on the road this fall with the launch of regional Club Excellence Conferences. These events, modeled after the organization’s annual Club Excellence Conference, will give regional clubs and coaches the opportunity to learn, innovate and collaborate ahead of the 2017-18 winter season.
For the past 10 years, U.S. Ski & Snowboard has been successful in supporting club development through the Club Excellence Conference hosted in Park City each May. This annual conference features presentations, workshops and panel discussions on a variety of topics including education programs, high performance, fundraising, creating a culture of excellence, strategic planning and more.
“With over 350 clubs nationwide, many of which are unable to send representatives to Park City, we wanted to develop a program that allows us to continue supporting all clubs in every region of the U.S.,” said Jon Casson, U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s Director of Sport Education. “While these are aimed at club leaders and coaches in each region, anyone interested in supporting our vision of being Best in the World in Olympic Skiing and Snowboarding is welcome to attend.”
U.S. Ski & Snowboard gold certified clubs at Killington Mountain, Vermont, Squaw Valley, California and Buck Hill, Minnesota, and silver certified clubs at Copper Mountain, Colorado, have signed on to host this year’s conferences in partnership with U.S. Ski & Snowboard regional staff. Attendees will participate in a full day of learning and sharing information about athlete development, coach education, club development, parent engagement and more.
“We’d like to extend a huge thank you to our regional staff and club partners who generously offered their facilities and resources to host the conferences,” continued Casson. “We’re looking forward to bringing the club excellence conference to these locations, combining with other meetings in the region to maximize exposure and collaborative efforts among our clubs and coaches.”
Registration for the 2017 Regional Club Excellence Conferences is available on U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s education shop.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard 2017 Regional Club Excellence Conferences
Host: Killington Mountain School and Killington Ski Club
October 8, 2017
Host: Buck Hill Ski Racing Club
October 27, 2017
Buck Hill Ski & Snowboard Area
Host: Far West Skiing in The Village at Squaw Valley
November 3, 2017
Squaw Valley Resort
Olympic Valley, Calif.
Host: Team Summit
November 16, 2017
Copper Mountain, Colo.