High School Program

GRADES 9-12 – HIGH SCHOOL XC SKI PROGRAM

2019/2020 HS SKI REGISTRATION will re-open Oct. 3rd. Go here to Register.

You may register participants, rent race suits (MS & HS Programs only), support ASC through donations, Sweatshirt and Sticker Fundraisers! 

Deadline for registration: November 15th, 2019 (for 2019/2020 programs)

Cost $460 Includes program Fee + (*ALL Program Skiers Must join USSA), coaching, race / training passes (when training w/ team on weekend), ski wax, ASC Membership, awards banquet.  High School Ski Program is for Grades 9-12  

*Important:  USSA Membership is required for all skiers in Agamenticus Ski programs for Club General Liability Purposes.  Go here to join or renew.  Must join at General Membership Level or Competition level (if racer planning to race in NENSA/ USSA Sanctioned Regional Races).  Please join or renew before registering for ASC Programs.  Here is the direct link: https://my.ussa.org/membership/become-member-online

Does not include transportation costs.  A van rental may be required.

Upcoming DATES:

Mandatory HS Ski Meeting date _ TBA.   Location: York High School.

PRACTICE DATES FOR 2019/2020 Ski Season:

Practice days: 
M, T, W, F – Dryland
M, T, F – On-Snow
Races: Wednesdays; Championships and/qualifier events are on Saturdays (Jan – Mar)

*Extra training days may be added at coaches discretion.
Season runs: November 2019 –  1st week of March 2020

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:
Laura Creagan, USSA Level 200 Coach, PSIA Instructor, ACSM – Certified Personal Trainer
Sean Creagan, NENSA Regional Coach
Lew Chamberlain

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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