The Snowboard program is designed to help young riders develop strong fundamental skills, learn to be part of a team and gain a joy and passion for snowboarding from the sport rider to the competitive rider . Coaches focus on progressive skill acquisition/development, knowledge of the snowboarder’s responsibility code and safe riding, respect for the mountain and having fun. Each participant will gain a solid foundation that will enable him or her to continue with one of our competitive snowboard programs and will also have confidence and a life-long love of riding. Our Mighty Riders Snowboard (for ages 7 -10) program is designed to help young riders develop strong fundamental skills, learn to be part of a team, and gain a joy and passion for snowboarding Team fees DO NOT include a season pass. Purchase of the Ikon Pass is required.
|SVAM Mighty Riders||Weekend & Holiday|
|Dates||Jan 7 2020 - Mar 26 2020|
|Offered Training||Weekends + Holidays|
|Snowboard Team Expectations|
|Pass||Must purchase Ikon pass|
|Age||Must be 7, 8, or 9 years old as of Dec 31 of current season|
|Skill Prerequisite||Confident on all terrain|
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 full day of training without parent interaction
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)
Requires being registered for Full Time Team whether pre-competition or supplemental
|Participation||Athletes are expected to participate in 50% or more of offered training|
|Annual Training Plan|
70-90% coached/directed riding
10-25% coached drills
|Pick Up / Drop Off||Communicated by Development Manager through Team Platform|
Athletes 9 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ride and/or load chair unaccompanied.
|Licenses/Dues||Dependent on comeptition level; details to come from coaches|
|Lunch||Lunch is not provided. Parents are expected to provide athlete with a healthy snack & nutritious lunch.|
|Competitions||Dependent on competition level; athletes will have the opportunity to compete locally, nationally, & internationally.|
|Travel||Depedent on competition level.|
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) and check schedule/updates regularly.
|Communication||Parents will be registered or directed to register on Team communication platform after enrollment is complete.|
|Challenging Weather||Our 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 Placement||Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of Team Manager.|
Questions? Call 530-452-7270 or email email@example.com.