Squaw Alpine Mighty Riders Snowboard Team

The Mighty Riders Snowboard program  (for ages 7 -10) is designed to help young riders develop strong fundamental skills, learn to be part of a team, and gain joy and passion for snowboarding that will carry over to the older age groups. Coaches focus on progressive skill acquisition/development, aerial skills, knowledge of the snowboarder’s responsibility code and safe riding, respect for the mountain and having fun.  Each participant will gain a solid snowboarding foundation that will enable him or her to continue with one of our competitive snowboard programs and will have confidence in variable and challenging terrain to help instill a life-long love of riding. 

Team fees DO NOT include a season pass. Purchase of the Ikon Pass is required.

Programming 
SVAM Mighty RidersWeekend & Holiday
DatesDecember 5, 2020 – April 4, 2021
Schedule8:45am-2:30pm
Offered TrainingWeekends + Holidays
Program Guidelines
Snowboard Team Expectations
PassMust purchase Ikon pass. Ikon Base Pass conflicts with team dates.
AgeMust be 7, 8, or 9 years old as of Dec 31 of the current season
Skill PrerequisiteConfident on all terrain
Maturity
  • Must be able to ride and load/ride chair unaccompanied
  • Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
  • Must be able to participate in a full day of training without parent interaction
Equipment
  • Board: At least 1 board in good, well-tuned condition
  • Boots: must be properly fit (size/flex) and in excellent working order
  • Protection: Helmet & Back Protector (Recommended) 
ScheduleTeam Calendar
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 50% or more of the offered training
Annual Training Plan
  • 70-90% coached/directed riding
  • 10-25% coached drills
Pick Up / Drop OffCommunicated by Development Manager through Team Platform
Supervision
Athletes 9 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ride and/or load chairs unaccompanied. 
Licenses/DuesDependent on competition level; details to come from coaches
LunchLunch is not provided. Parents are expected to provide the athlete with a healthy snack & nutritious lunch. 
CompetitionsDependent on competition level; athletes will have the opportunity to compete locally, nationally, & internationally. 
TravelDependent on competition level. 
Parents
  • Required to attend the parent orientation
  • Required to remain on-site during team
  • Must actively communicate needs of athlete including planned absences & injuries. 
  • Must register for competitions in a timely manner per team communication. 
  • Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
  • Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) and check schedule/updates regularly. 
CommunicationDRIVN subscription required for Training and Communication, please contact your Team Manager or the Team Administrative office for access.
Challenging WeatherOur goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or canceled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through Team communication platforms as information is readily available. 
Program Pricing
Snowboard Team PricingWeekend & Holiday
Price$TBD
PassPASS NOT INCLUDED. Must purchase an Ikon pass. Ikon Base Pass conflicts with team dates.
Team UniformPurchase of Team uniform is required.
Program PlacementParticipants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager. 

 Questions? Call 530-452-7270 or email skiteam@squawalpine.com