Squaw Valley U12-U21

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The Squaw Valley U12-U21 teams make up the competitive alpine racing continuum for athletes age 10 to 20.  The teams focus on advanced to elite 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 national level in US Ski & Snowboard and FIS events. Team fees DO NOT include a season pass.  Purchase of the Ikon Pass is required.

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Squaw Valley U12 Alpine Racing

The Squaw Valley 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 legacy of Squaw Valley’s world class Olympic 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
SV U12 ProgrammingFull TimeWeekend & Holiday
DatesNov 30, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020Dec 7, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020
ScheduleSee Teams Communications8:45am-2:30pm
Offered Training5 days per weekWeekends & Holidays
Program Guidelines
 

Squaw Valley 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
SV U12 PricingFull TimeWeekend & Holiday
Price$3,200 $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

Squaw Valley U14 Alpine Racing

The Squaw Valley 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 legacy of Squaw Valley’s world class Olympic 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
SV U14 ProgrammingFull TimeWeekend & Holiday
DatesNov, 2019 - Apr 26, 2020Dec 7, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020
ScheduleSee Teams Communications8:45am-2:30pm
Offered Training5 days per weekWeekends & Holidays
Friday TrainingIncludedMust be registered Full Time whether pre-competition or supplemental
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
Conditioning
2 days per week on-site Oct - April
2 days per week remotely year-round
Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
Program Guidelines
 

Squaw Valley 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
Friday TrainingMust be registered for Full Time Team whether pre-compeition or supplemental
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
SV U14 PricingFull TimeWeekend & Holiday
Price$3,300$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

Squaw Valley U16 Alpine Racing

The Squaw Valley 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 legacy of Squaw Valley’s world class Olympic 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: 14-15
  • Offered: Full Time, or Weekends & Holidays
Programming
SV U16 ProgrammingFull TimeWeekend & HolidayClub U16|U19
DatesNov 2019 - Apr 2020Nov 30, 2019 - Apr 19, 2020Dec 5, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020
ScheduleSee Teams Communications8:45am-2:30pm8:45am-2:30pm
Offered Training5-6 days per weekWeekends & HolidaysWeekends & Holidays
Friday TrainingIncludedMust be registered Full Time whether pre-competition or supplementalMust be registered Full Time whether pre-competition or supplemental
Annual Training Plan
15-30% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
15-20% Coached Drills
30-50% Training Runs (Gate Training) 
20-40% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
15-20% Coached Drills
30-50% Training Runs (Gate Training)
30-50% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
15-20% Coached Drills
20-40% Training Runs (Gate Training) 
Conditioning
2 days per week on-site Oct - April
2 days per week remotely year-round
Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 85% or more of offered full training. Athletes are expected to participate in 85% or more of offered weekend training. Athletes are expected to participate in 65% or more of offered weekend training. 
Skill PrerequesiteTech profile of 250 entering competition season OR Skills Quest Phase 4 Silver average or better. Tech profile of 450 entering competition season OR Skills Quest Phase 4 Bronze average or better. 
Skills Quest Phase 3 Bronze average or better: 
Links carved turns in variety of terrain. 
Proper gate clearing skills. 
Refining edging & carving skills. 
Pole plant is innate. 
Variety of turn shape in freeskiing & drill. 
Program Guidelines
 

Squaw Valley U16 Alpine Racing Expectations

PassMust purchase an IKON Pass
AgeMust be U16 per US Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide. Club team must be U16 or U19
Maturity
Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
Must be able to care for & maintain equipment at all times.
Can largely be responsible for tuning equipment with little supervision
Responsible & accountable for hydration, nutrition, & proper layering. 
Must actively communicate needs including planned absences & injuries, social & academic pressures. 
Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct)
Complete knowledge of Mountain Safety Policies
Equipment
Skis: US Ski & Snowbaord legal equipment for 4 primary disciplines. 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. Back protector recommended for speed. 
Club Team needs GS & Slalom skis, boots fit properly, slalom protection & hard-eared helmet. 
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
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. Team travel participants accountable for share cost of athlete & coach travel. Non-Team travel participants accountable for share cost of coach travel. Club Team intends to compete in dividional events within Tahoe area only
Parents
Required to attend parent orientation (Not required for Club Team Parents
Required to remain on-site during Team (Not required for Club Team Parents
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
SV U16 PricingFull TimeWeekend & HolidayClub U16|U19
Price$3,540$3,050$2,650
PassPass not included. Must purchase Ikon 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

Squaw Valley U19|U21 FIS Alpine Racing

The Squaw Valley 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 legacy of Squaw Valley’s world class Olympic 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: 16-20
  • Offered: Full Time, or Weekends & Holidays
Programming
SV U19|U21 ProgrammingFull TimeClub U16|19
DatesAug 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020Dec 7, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020
ScheduleSee Teams Communications8:45am-2:30pm
Offered Training5-6 days per week with scheduled rest periods. Weekends & Holidays
Friday TrainingIncludedMust be registered Full Time whether pre-competition or supplemental
Annual Training Plan
15-30% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
15-20% Coached Drills
30-50% Training Runs (Gate Training) 
30-50% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
15-20% Coached Drills
20-40% Training Runs (Gate Training) 
Conditioning
2 days per week on-site Oct - April
2 days per week remotely year-round
Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 85% or more of offered full training. Athletes are expected to participate in 65% or more of offered weekend training. 
Skill PrerequesiteTech profile of 250 entering competition season.
Skills Quest Phase 3 Bronze average or better: 
Links carved turns in variety of terrain. 
Proper gate clearing skills. 
Refining edging & carving skills. 
Pole plant is innate. 
Variety of turn shape in freeskiing & drill. 
Program Guidelines
 

Squaw Valley U19|U21 FIS Alpine Racing Expectations

PassMust purchase an IKON Pass
AgeMust be U21 or U19 per US Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide. Club team must be U16 or U19
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. 
Must actively communicate needs including planned absences & injuries, social & academic pressures. 
Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) & check schedule/updates regularly. 
Complete knowledge of Mountain Safety Policies
Equipment
Skis: US Ski & Snowbaord legal equipment for 4 primary disciplines (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 
Club Team needs GS & Slalom skis, boots fit properly, slalom protection & hard-eared helmet. 
ScheduleTeam Calendar
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.  
Licenses/DuesMust have current competitors membership to Far West division of US Ski & Snowboard and FIS. my.ussa.org
Travel/CompetitionsAthletes intend to compete primarily in FIS regional & national competitions when qualified/selected. Team Travel participants accountable for share cost of athlete & coach travel. Non-Team Travel participants accountable for share cost of coach travel. Club Team intends to compete in dividional events within Tahoe area only
Parents
Required to participate in goal setting. Must empower athlete to actively communicate needs including planned absences & injuries, social & academic pressures.  
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
SV U19|U21 PricingFull TimeClub U16|U19
Price$4,880 $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