GRADES 9-12 – HIGH SCHOOL XC SKI PROGRAM
2018/2019 HS SKI REGISTRATION is CLOSED
Registration will re-open Sept. 2019.
**New this year, we have streamlined program registration by moving to Skireg.com. You may register participants directly, rent race suits (MS & HS Programs only), support ASC through donations, Sweatshirt and Sticker Fundraisers!
High School Ski Program is for Grades 9-12
2018/2019 Cost is $415. $400 program fee + $15 USSA Membership includes: US Ski and Snowboard Membership (all skiers must be USSA Members mandatory for Club Liability Insurance), all coaching, ski race entry fees, ski training passes (training with team 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 van rental may be required.
Payment Registration deadline is: Dec. 1, 2019 (for 2019/2020 program).
This program is open to skiers in grades 9-12.
Mandatory HS Ski Meeting Thursday, Nov. 8th – 6PM. Location TBA.
PRACTICE DATES FOR 2018/2019 Ski Season:
M-F – after school.
Races: Wednesdays; Championships and/qualifier events are on Saturdays (Jan – Mar)
*Extra training days may be added at coaches discretion.
Season runs: November 2018 – 1st week of March 2019
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.
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.
Additional Coaches as needed – Laura Creagan
Charlotte Gross’s first racing experience was a freshman at Keene High, where she competed for two years before transferring to Northfield Mount Hermon’s program. She walked onto Dartmouth College’s D1 varsity team, skiing under the leadership of Nordic legend Cami Thompson Graves all four years. Since graduation, Charlotte has continued to jump into races and volunteered for the past two years with Youth Enrichment Services in Boston, through which she shared the sport with urban youth. Currently, Charlotte is an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of New Hampshire.
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.
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.