Dear BC Alpine Coaches,

On behalf of BC Alpine, I would like to invite you to attend the annual BC Alpine Coach Meeting and AGM to be held in Vancouver on October 12-13, 2012. I encourage your attendance as we will have important updates and information to review and discuss at the meetings, as well as I am finalizing a list of presenters that will provide a meaningful professional development opportunity.

The Coach Meeting will focus on the following:

  1. Provincial and National training and race opportunities for 2012-13 season
  2. ACA and BC Alpine Rule updates
  3. Review updated QRS (rules, quotas, selections)
  4. Calendar 2012-13 review
  5. Entry Level discussion and plans
  6. HPP Program review and 2013-14 plans
  7. ACA Rising Star program for Fall 2012
  8. Summer “Super Camp” plans for 2013
  9. Provincial Coaches Council – confirmation of nominees
  10. FIS Osisko Speed Camp: Apex (inclusion of U16? And timing w/ Nor-Ams)

Presenters are as follows:

  1. Justine Parent: BC Alpine Club Development plans for 2012-13
  2. Gordie Bowles: BC Alpine HP and other initiatives for 2012-13
  3. Nigel Cooper: Alpine Canada Athlete Development and Coaching for 2012-13
  4. ** Dave Ellis: Director of Ski Cross for Alpine Canada. SX discussion and integration
  5. Gregor Druzina: W BCST Summer/Fall progression (Chile camp focus)
  6. Brandon Dyksterhouse: W BCST Summer/Fall progression (Chile camp focus)
  7. Nick Cooper: HPP Summer Program report


Gordie Bowles