Alta/Bird Regional

Freeride
Team Description

ALTA/BIRD REGIONAL TEAM AGES 12-18

Coaching Staff:   Siri Wieringa, Rob Greener, Davin Grapentine

Scope: The Regional Team Program is geared towards fundamental skill development with access to regional competitions, serving as a pipeline into Alta/Bird National program. This is a program is perfect for athletes who have a desire to improve their big mountain skiing, get more experience skiing challenging terrain, and wish to improve their ability in competitions. The Regional Team has flexibility for athletes to compete a lot, or compete a little, depending on the athlete’s goals, but as a whole, the team is competition centered.  This is a program that will challenge and inspire athletes to improve their skiing, and love spending time in the mountains.  

The coaching focus will include:

  • goal oriented training
  • responsible decision making with regard to ability
  • comfort in all mountain terrain
  • composure in a variety of conditions
  • finding/ creating individual style 
  • competition strategy

Requirements:

All athletes on this team must be able to ski athletically and confidently on all “black” terrain on all types of snow and variables. 

  • Ski all terrain at Alta and Snowbird
  • Be able to regularly ski 15,000+ vertical feet per day. 
  • Ski with parallel skis down the fall line in all terrain including moguls, steeps, trees, and icy slopes.
  • Must want to compete in at least several competitions during the year

Athletes new to the programmust participate in a try out day on November 23rdor 24th to be placed in the correct group. Athletes that don’t posses the proper skill level may be moved to a different group and/or program within SBSEF.  If a different group is unavailable, we will do our best to help find you another program that will be a fit. SBSEF holds the right to deny program access based on skill level.

Training 

  • Summer Dryland  TBD  Please note Summer Dryland will have an additional access and coaching fee.
  • Fall DrylandSeptember 3rd - November 14th every Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6pm Sept 6th - Dec 1 at Churchill Junior High 
  • On-Snow Schedule:  December 7th – Mar 28th and Trains M,W,F (afternoons 1:;45-4:00). Saturday/Sunday (9-3pm) 
  • Christmas Camp: Yes, five days
  • Travel with team: No, athletes must rely on parents to travel to competition and lodge athletes
  • Summer Camp:  Yes, additional fees will apply
  • Pro-rated competition:  Yes, additional days coached out of contract will be charged a pro-rated coaching fee.

License Requirements:   

  • US Ski and Snowboard General License 
  • IFSA competitors license 

Additionally: 

  • Alta-Snowbird season pass(SBSEF members receive a discount on these passes, and can be purchased in the beginning of November)
  • Competition pricing:When travelling to competitions, athletes must pay a prorated $60 per day for coaching, as well as the competition entrance fee, lift tickets, hotel and food costs. 

 

Team News

Upcoming Team Events!

FOR GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION AND PRICING CONTACT TAMI STRONG at Tami@sbsef.com or (801) 943-5628 Press 1

  • Calendar at a Glance 2019-2020:​​

  • November 1 Team Fees Due
  • December 1 - SBSEF Jacket Distribution and Karbon order pick up Snowbird Cliff Lodge Wasatch Room 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Christmas Camp: ALPINE COMP TEAMS Dec 21-24, and 27-31 
    •                     ALPINE DEVO AND FREERIDE 27- 31
 

Registration

Hotline

801-943-4889 ext. 7

Contacts

Head Coach
Siri Wieringa
406 212 3940
Parent Coordinator
Annie Guerrero
801-541-2645