DEVELOPMENT LEVEL COACH – LEARN TO TRAIN AND TRAIN TO TRAIN
PHOTO: DEVELOPMENT LEVEL COACHES AT SUNSHINE SKI VILLAGE, APRIL 2017.
Coaches in this pathway understand and use specific drills and exercises to develop fundamental ski technique in the free ski, gate training and competitive environments in preparation for the Train to Race stage.
Development level coaches are educated in the course setting principles used in slalom and giant slalom at the U14 and U16 levels. Coaches safely apply fundamental teaching and learning principles during training and competitions to promote the consolidation of a skiers technique and application of tactics in giant slalom and slalom. Development Level certified coaches have the knowledge and expertise to safely guide skiers when learning speed and ski cross terrain management skills.
Development level coaches focus on the coaching core competencies: valuing, leading, interacting with people, problem-solving and critical thinking.