High School Program

GRADES 9-12 – HIGH SCHOOL XC SKI PROGRAM

2017/2018 HS SKI REGISTRATION Will OPEN in September 2017.

High School Ski Program is for Grades 9-12
2017/2018 Cost TBD includes: coaching, ski race entry fees, ski training passes (when training on weekends), ski wax, Agamenticus Ski Club Membership, club race suit (returned at the end of the ski season), plus an end of season recognition celebration.  Does not include transportation costs.  A bus or van rental may be required.

Registration deadline: TBD. 2017.
This program is open to skiers in grades 9-12.

Upcoming DATES:

PRACTICE DATES FOR 2016/2017 Ski Season:

Practice days: 
T,Th,Sat (some Fridays).

Races: TBD (Jan – Mar)
*Extra training days may be added at coaches discretion.
Season runs: November 2016 – 1st week of March 2017

Open to Grades 9-12.  HS Skiers will have the opportunity to race in weekly or bi-weekly Races and as well as Regional Races (this will be covered in more detail at Info. Night). Skiers who qualify will have the opportunity to race in Regional Championship events as well as link to a Regional Development program for more competitive opportunities.

This program is designed for new and returning skiers in grades 9-12 (U18-U16 classes) to train and try nordic ski racing.  The program focuses on developing and improving ski technique, general on-ski skills and continuation/development of classic & skate skiing.

EQUIPMENT
Skiers will need to purchase their own equipment for the program. We have a team discount available at Boulder Nordic Sport in Portland, Maine.  We will also help provide a list of Ski Swaps within the region to purchase used gear on Info. night.

Coaches:

Sarah McClaughlin
Julia Peterson
Laura Creagan

Laura Creagan, is a US Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) Certified Level 200 Coach, Professional Ski Instructor of America (PSIA) and New England Nordic Ski Association member coach & US Biathlon Association Member.  In 2014, Laura also served as the U16 New England JR. National Girls XC Ski Team Coach in the USSA Jr. National Championships in Stowe, Vermont.   Previously, Laura served as New England Jr. National XC Ski Team Coach in 2003 Alaska, 2004 NY and 2009 Utah.

Extra Ski Coaching Sessions

Extra ski coaching is available to expand on basic Nordic skiing skills (classic and skate skiing).  Providing more intermediate to advanced coaching in classic and skate technique, racing guidance, more technical knowledge of ski maintenance/waxing theory and practice + coaching guidance on regional racing opportunities.  Please contact us for more detail.

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Programs are organized by Agamenticus Ski Club, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit regional ski club which provides educational ski coaching & programming, locally groomed XC ski trails and opportunities for regional skiers.  Agamenticus Ski club is also NENSA affiliated ski club and provides an early link into regional youth XC ski racing opportunities within New England and additional coaching opportunities for those children and families interested.  Please see the Agamenticus Ski Club website at: http://agamenticusski.org for more information.

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