U.S. Ski and Snowboard encompass a variety of Sport Programs, Development Programs and Competitions, all aimed at developing athletes and supporting coaches, officials, parents, and volunteers while accomplishing the vision and mission to make the United States the "Best in the World" in Olympic skiing and snowboarding.
The goal of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Athlete Development Pipeline system is to achieve success and win at every level of international competition! The pipeline system is designed to provide a clear path for achievement in the sport of skiing and snowboarding,
Advancement through U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Athlete Development Pipeline is based on tangible, objective selection criteria. At each level, from grassroots club-level events to Olympics, athletes advance based on athletic performance in events as well as on ranking or points lists.
The High Performance department applies best practices in sport science and sports medicine to support America’s Olympic skiing and snowboarding athletes and coaches.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Training Systems provide long-term athlete development from their introduction to the sport through the pinnacle of their career.
SkillsQuest is a cornerstone of U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Training Systems, designed to motivate and reward athletes in working toward and improving abilities in the key areas of emphasis.
Regions and Divisions are geographic, structural units to organize and manage sport programs below the national level.
Athlete development supports the vision and mission of U.S. Ski & Snowboard to make the United States the "Best in the World!"
Parents and guardians play a vital role in a child's athletic development and guiding them in developing a lifelong love of skiing and snowboarding.
Professional, fun and energetic coaches are U.S. Ski & Snowboard's greatest asset.
The club development program assists member clubs striving to improve the athletic experience for all participants - athletes, parents, volunteers, and administrators.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard provides a development system for officials, from getting started, to valuable resources for existing officials in all sports.
Athlete funding, education, and career opportunities.
Find an event near you!
U.S. Ski and Snowboard, along with its resort partners, produce hundreds of events across the country throughout the season. Find one close to you and cheer on the team!
The ability to measure one competitor's performance against another is the heart of competitive athletics. In scored competitions, athletes earn points, which are calculated mathematically to allow ranking lists to be developed.
Athletes competing in scored competitions earn points, and those points are used to rank competitors, and in some disciplines, determine start orders.
Real-time scoring, placing and timing from hundreds of events around the country.
Intend U.S. Ski & Snowboard Alpine athletes for Nor-AM, FIS U, Nationals, Regional USA FIS races, Canadian FIS Races and non-Europa Cup International FIS races.