Alpine Meadows U12-U14

  • Youth system riders ready to race
  • Youth system riders ready to race

The Alpine Meadows U12-U14 teams make up the competitive alpine racing continuum for athletes age 10 to 13.  The teams focus on advanced alpine racing skill development as well as athletic and personal growth. Athletes must have a coach recommendation and meet the athletic skill and psychological maturity requirements to participate in this program.  Our highly credentialed and experienced coaches use world class venues, diverse and appropriate training environments and the latest methodologies to provide the best development opportunities for our athletes. Based on ability and qualification, athletes compete at the divisional, regional and in US Ski & Snowboard events. Team fees DO NOT include a season pass.  Purchase of the Ikon Pass is required.

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Alpine Meadows U12 Alpine Racing

The Alpine Meadows Alpine Racing Team goal is to help youth skiers develop strong fundamental skills in a fun and challenging team environment.  Our experienced and credentialed coaching staff focus on skill acquisition, knowledge of the skier’s responsibility code and mountain safety, respect for the mountain, and instilling a life-long love of sport. We embrace the Alpine Meadows heritage. Athletes and parents are expected to meet the expectations as described below. Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at discretion of Team Manager..

Details: 
  • Ability Level: Advanced/Expert
  • Sport: Ski
  • Age Range: 10-11
  • Offered: Full Time, or Weekends & Holidays
Programming
AM U12 ProgrammingFriday Add-OnWeekend & Holiday
DatesNov 30, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020Dec 7, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020
ScheduleSee Teams Communications8:45am-2:30pm
Offered TrainingNon-holidayWeekends & Holidays
Program Guidelines
 

Alpine Meadows U12 Alpine Racing Expectation

PassMust purchase an IKON Pass
AgeMust be U12 per US Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide
Skill Prerequesite
Must have completed U10 Jr Development in "Far West" Group, or with recommendation of Development Manager. 
Skills Quest Phase 2 Bronze average or better: 
Fully parallel & mostly carving
Executes regular proficient pole plant
Controlled in variety of terrain
Manipulates turnshape in variety of terrain
Pressuring skis independently
Confident in all terrain & conditions
Maturity
Must be able to ski and load/ride chair unaccompanied
Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
Must be able to care for & keep track of all equipment from the parking lot, through training, & back to the car. 
Responsible & accountable for hydration, nutrition, & proper layering. 
Equipment
Skis: US Ski & Snowbaord legal equipment for GS & Slalom (Must maintain equipment in good training/competition condition at all times) 
Tuning: Bench, vices, iron, guides, brushes, files, stones, waxes. 
Boots: Must be properly fit (size/flex) and in excellent working order
Protection: Slalom protection & hard-eared helment 
ScheduleTeam Calendar
Friday TrainingMust be registered for Full Time Team whether pre-compeition or supplemental
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 85% of offered registered training
Annual Training Plan
50-70% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
15-20% Coached Drills 
10-30% Training Runs (Gate Training) 
Pick Up / Drop OffCommunicated by U12 Manager through Team Platform
SupervisionAhtletes 10 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ski and/or load chair unaccompanied.  
LunchLunch is not provided; parents are expected to provide athlete with a healthy snack & nutritious lunch.
Licenses/DuesMust have current competitors membership to Far West division of US Ski & Snowboard. my.ussa.org
CompetitionsFar West US Ski & Snowboard
TravelSome travel is required. 
Parents
Required to attend parent orientation
Required to remain on-site during Team
Must actively communicate needs of athlete including planned absences & injuries
Must register for competitions in timely manner per team communication
Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) & check schedule/updates regularly. 
CommunicationParents will be registered or directed to register on Team commincation platform after enrollment is complete. 
Challenging WeatherOur goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or cancelled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through Team communication platform as information is readily available. 
Program PlacementParticipants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at discretion of Team Manager. 
Program Pricing
AM U12 PricingFriday Add-OnWeekend & Holiday
Price$300$2,650
PassPass not included. Must purchase Ikon passPass not included. Must purchase Ikon pass

*Team fees DO NOT include a season pass. Purchase of the Ikon Pass is required.
 
Questions? Call 530-452-7270 or email skiteam@squawalpine.com

Alpine Meadows U14 Alpine Racing

The Alpine Meadows Alpine Racing Team goal is to help youth skiers develop strong fundamental skills in a fun and challenging team environment.  Our experienced and credentialed coaching staff focus on skill acquisition, knowledge of the skier’s responsibility code and mountain safety, respect for the mountain, and instilling a life-long love of sport. We embrace the Alpine Meadows heritage. Athletes and parents are expected to meet the expectations as described below. Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at discretion of Team Manager.

Details: 
  • Ability Level: Advanced/Expert
  • Sport: Ski
  • Age Range: 12-13
  • Offered: Full Time, or Weekends & Holidays
Programming
AM U14 ProgrammingFriday Add-OnWeekend & Holiday
DatesDec 13, 2019 - Apr 27, 2020Dec 7, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020
ScheduleSee Teams Communications8:45am-2:30pm
Offered TrainingNon-HolidayWeekends & Holidays
Annual Training Plan
20-40% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
15-20% Coached Drills
30-50% Training Runs (Training Gate) 
30-50% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
15-20% Coached Drills
20-40% Training Runs
Program Guidelines
 

Alpine Meadows U14 Alpine Racing Expectations

PassMust purchase an IKON Pass
AgeMust be U14 per US Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide
Skill Prerequesite
Must have completed U10 Jr Development in "Far West" Group, or with recommendation of Development Manager. 
Skills Quest Phase 3 Bronze average or better: 
Fully parallel & mostly carving
Executes regular proficient pole plant
Controlled in variety of terrain
Manipulates turnshape in variety of terrain
Pressuring skis independently
Confident in all terrain & conditions
Maturity
Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
Must be able to care for & maintain equipment at all times.
Must be comfortable tuning equipment with supervision. 
Responsible & accountable for hydration, nutrition, & proper layering. 
Complete knowledge of Mountain Safety Policies
Equipment
Skis: US Ski & Snowbaord legal equipment for GS & Slalom (Must maintain equipment in good training/competition condition at all times) 
Tuning: Bench, vices, iron, guides, brushes, files, stones, waxes. 
Boots: Must be properly fit (size/flex) and in excellent working order
Protection: Slalom protection & hard-eared helment 
ScheduleTeam Calendar
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 85% of offered registered training
Pick Up / Drop OffAthletes meet as directed by Head Coach. 
SupervisionAhtletes 10 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ski and/or load chair unaccompanied.  
LunchLunch is not provided; parents are expected to provide athlete with a healthy snack & nutritious lunch.
Licenses/DuesMust have current competitors membership to Far West division of US Ski & Snowboard. my.ussa.org
Travel/CompetitionsAthletes intend to compete in divisional, regional, & some national events if qualified. 
Parents
Required to attend parent orientation
Required to remain on-site during Team
Must actively communicate needs of athlete including planned absences & injuries
Must register for competitions in timely manner per team communication
Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) & check schedule/updates regularly. 
CommunicationParents will be registered or directed to register on Team commincation platform after enrollment is complete. 
Challenging WeatherOur goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or cancelled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through Team communication platform as information is readily available. 
Program PlacementParticipants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at discretion of Team Manager. 
Program Pricing
AM U14 PricingFriday Add-OnWeekend & Holiday
Price$300$2,750
PassPass not included. Must purchase Ikon passPass not included. Must purchase Ikon pass

*Team fees DO NOT include a season pass. Purchase of the Ikon Pass is required.
 
Questions? Call 530-452-7270 or email skiteam@squawalpine.com