Freeride

FREERIDE TEAM

Ages 10–18

Cost

FREERIDE COMPETITION TEAM

6 Day Competition Team – Tuesday- Sunday
The “Stompers”

$4100 + $400 Work Deposit

4 Day Competition Team (Wed/Friday, Sat, Sun)
The “Stompers”

$3700 + $400 Work Deposit

2 Day Competition Team  – Weekend
The “Stompers”

$3000 + $200 Work Deposit

FREERIDE NON-COMPETITION TEAM

6 Day NON-Comp Team – Tuesday- Sunday
The “Stompers”

$4100 + $400 Work Deposit

4 Day NON-Comp Team (Wed/Friday, Sat, Sun)
The “Stompers”

$3700 + $400 Work Deposit

2 Day NON-Comp Team  – Weekend
The “Stompers”

$3000 + $200 Work Deposit

PROGRAMMING

Snowbasin Freeride Team – Ages 10-18 Athletes will learn to ski all mountain terrain and will have the option to compete in local IFSA events. Athletes need to be intermediate all-mountain skiers. Athletes will work on fundamental skiing skills in an all mountain environment with experienced freeskiing coaches. Mountain safety and snow safety awareness will be stressed and reinforced throughout the season. The SST Freeride program is for athletes looking for a structured program that is geared towards exploring Snowbasin’s world-class alpine playground. This is a high-energy, creative and fun way for young skiers to ski together and mix it up on the mountain. With a heavy focus on the fundamentals of proper all-mountain technique, terrain and line assessment, steep-skiing skill building, and a whole lot of fun, we are excited to provide a structured environment from which athletes can have a great time while nurturing lifelong love of skiing.

These are the options for this program:

  • Additional costs may be associated with competitions due to extra days on snow.

  • Team Jacket included.

  • Season pass is not included. Early season rates available.

  • US Ski and Snowboard general membership is required

  • IFSA membership required for Comp Team

Work Deposit
There is a work deposit commitment with this program.

Equipment

  • Back protector required

  • Safety Gear: Avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe.
    Required for Big Mountain Comp. Optional for non-comp.

Mandatory Parent Meeting and Athlete Orientation Night
Early October: TBA

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U19/FIS Team

U19/FIS TEAM (A-TEAM)

Ages 16+

Cost
$7,365

This is our varsity program. Made up of 16-18-year-old high school student athletes and post-graduate racers, this group of athletes are the pinnacle of our program. These men and women work with a team of dedicated coaches employing a unique combination of conditioning and world class gate training. Our goal is to advance each individual’s skiing and racing skills to help build the discipline, drive, and determination for them to succeed in ski racing, or whatever venue they choose beyond. This program covers all aspects of competitive racing, training, and conditioning. The FIS program trains in the afternoon with an early release from their respective schools. (Athletes not academically eligible for early release will train with the U16 team and travel with the FIS team). Preseason dryland training is mandatory for FIS participants. Athletes will compete locally, regionally, and nationally at a level appropriate to their results, including NorAm, FIS, and USSA events.

Skill Development Focus
This program has a consistent winning record of advancing each individual’s skill level. At this level, athletes know their goals. We are here to help them achieve them.

Races
FIS athletes will be encouraged to compete in 20-35 races per winter.

Within the Intermountain Division and the Western Region there are many USSA and FIS racing opportunities for athletes in this group. The individual race schedules will be tailored to fit each athlete. FIS athletes are expected to travel to races as a team and without the accompaniment of a parent/guardian.

Training Session
Pre-Season Dryland

Each athlete will meet with the athletic director to determine the best schedule and training program that includes Parisi, and additional cardio programs. (Additional fees apply)

On Snow

  • Tuesdays-Fridays, Time to be determined at Snowbasin and Nordic Valley weather permitting

  • Saturdays, 8:45am-3pm at Snowbasin

  • Sundays, 8:45am-3pm at Snowbasin

  • Christmas Camp – dates TBD over the school break

License

  • FIS: $85 (regular license, $155 after August 15th)

  • USSA + IMD $235

Race Travel Expenses
Based on travel schedule and number of competitions entered, to be discussed with coaches.

Ski Passes
Athletes need a Snowbasin and Nordic Valley season pass. Pass prices are not included in program fees and must be purchased directly through both resorts. Snowbasin offeres early season rates to SST members.

Work Deposit
There is a work deposit commitment with this program.

Team Meeting
FIS Meetings: Coaches will set up meetings to meet with athletes individually.

Recommended Summer/Fall Skiing
20-30 days

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U16 Team

U16 SKI TEAM (A – TEAM)

Ages 14–15

Cost
Full time, 6 days a week $6235 + 400 Work Deposit

Weekend $5000 + $300 Work Deposit

A $500 deposit is required to register

Pricing will increase by $100 after August 31st and again after September 31st.  A $500 deposit before August 31st  will secure the current pricing.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

U16 PROGRAMMING

The U16 team consists of motivated 14- and 15-year-old athletes who compete in local and regional USSA events. The U16 is tailored to offer the most dedicated coaching and attention to our skiers through regular conditioning, on-snow training, technical discussion, and video analysis. Participation in autumn dryland conditioning is expected for U16 athletes. At the U16 level, the emphasis is on the technical and tactical aspects of racing. Groups split their time between all-mountain skiing, technical drills, gate training, speed event skiing (Super-G).

New participants wishing to enter the Club at the U16 level must first speak with the Alpine Program Director, as significant skiing experience is expected for this group.

Skill Development Focus
Increased focus on competition and racing while continuing to develop a lifelong passion for skiing. Main focus is on developing tactical proficiency in Super G, giant slalom and slalom, while reinforcing all-mountain skiing, hill safety.

Races
U16 athletes will compete in 15-25 races (race days) per winter.

Within the Intermountain Division, the U16 group will compete in Intermountain U16 Qualifier races.

SST will travel with U16 athletes to appropriate races, which includes a Regional Championship in March.

The U16 race schedule can be tailored to fit individual athletes.There are other race options including U14 Qualifier and Open Races depending on the needs of the athlete and their USSA race point profile.

US Ski & Snowboard License Required

Ski Passes
Athletes need a Snowbasin, Nordic Valley, and UOP season pass. Pass prices are not included in program fees and must be purchased directly through both resorts. At Snowbasin, athletes get early season prices.

Work Deposit
There is a work deposit commitment with this program. You can choose to either donate your work deposit funds to our scholarship program or receive the total back after working off your obligated hours.

Equipment

  • Recommended 3 pairs of race skis (SG/GS/SL)

  • 1 pair of freeskiing skis

Mandatory Parent Athlete Orientation
Mandatory Parent – Athlete Orientation Night: Early November @ TBD

Training schedule, equipment, the race calendar, the team Handbook and more will be discussed.

Recommended Summer Skiing
10-20 days

 

Pre-Season Dryland

  • September – November

  • Parisi – Strength, Speed and Agility Training (additional fees apply)

  • Plus, optional Strength Training (some weekend team outings tba)

On Snow

  • Tuesday thru Friday at Snowbasin 1pm-4pm or Nordic Valley 1pm-4pm, conditions permitting

  • Please inquire about SST’s Academy option

  • Christmas Camp – December 22-30, 2021

  • Saturdays, 9:00am-3:00pm @ Snowbasin

  • Sundays, 9:00am-3:00pm @ Snowbasin

  • UOP 2 hour sessions TBA

WE WANT YOU!

The Snowbasin Sport Education Foundation  is committed to a culture of family participation, team building, social gatherings while supporting our youth through winter sport development.

There will be many opportunities for parents to be involved with events and competitions (especially to work off your work deposit obligation).  We need help with races, freeride competitions, club fundraisers and individual team  activities such as coordination of team tents at races etc.

On the Calendar, our Ski & Snowboard Swap will be held October 28-30 and will be the first big event for the team! Sign ups to help are coming soon!

Following the Swap, the “Winter Welcome” will make it’s way back on the calendar after a year of COVID, and if you want to have a ton of fun, this event is for you!

We look forward to meeting all of you and hope you will join our Club!


U14 Team

U14 SKI TEAM (B-TEAM)

Ages 12–13

Cost
Full Time 6 days $4875 + Work Deposit $400

Weekend $4150 + Work Deposit $300

Prices will increase by $100 after August 31 and again after Sept 30.  A $500 deposit before August 31st will secure the current listed pricing.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Program Information:

This program emphasizes ski racing technique and tactics while continuing to develop basic skiing skills. Groups split their time between all-mountain skiing, drills, and gate training. Free skiing will continue to be critical for technical development. Athletes will develop the technical and tactical skills for Super G, Giant Slalom, and Slalom. This program includes weekly on-snow video sessions. Athletes will often be arranged in groups of 5-7 athletes per coach to facilitate a productive learning environment, groups are dynamic but are generally based on skill, speed, and social needs. U14 athletes are encouraged to participate in dryland training and in team summer and fall camps.

Skill Development Focus
Continued development of all around skiing skills and fundamentals, including big mountain skiing and mountain safety, but with an increasing emphasis on racing technique & tactics, drills and gate training. U14 athletes will incorporate the technical and tactical elements of Super G, Giant Slalom, and Slalom. They will race Divisionally in all 3 disciplines.

US Ski & Snowboard License Required

Races
U14 athletes are encouraged to compete in 10-20 race days per winter.

SST will travel with U14 athletes to the U14 Qualifiers, with in the Intermountain Division.

There is also the possibility of competing in the IMD South Series in addition, or instead of the U14 Qualifiers based on the coaches recommendations.

At this age athletes must still be accompanied by a parent/guardian in order to travel to races. The choice to travel to races is up to each individual , and is not a prerequisite for participation in the program.

Race Travel Expenses
There will be additional travel costs and coaching fees with competition. Head coach will meet with the athlete and parents in the fall to discuss season goals, race schedule and estimated costs for travel.

Ski Passes
Athletes need a Snowbasin, Nordic Valley and UOP season pass. Pass prices are not included in program fees and must be purchased directly through both resorts. SST athletes are offered early season pricing on season passes at Snowbasin.

Work Deposit
There is a work deposit commitment with this program. You can choose to either donate your work deposit funds to our scholarship program or receive the total back after working off your obligated hours.

Equipment

  • Recommended 3 pairs of race skis (SG/GS/SL), 1 pair of skis for free skiing.

Parent – Athlete Orientation
Mandatory Parent – Athlete Orientation Meeting, Early November, Location TBD

The parent athlete orientation will include training schedules, equipment, race calendar athlete handbook and more.

Dryland Training

  • Pre-Season dryland Tuesday and Thursday Snowbasin. Sundays – Biking, Hiking and Ice Skating at the Ogden Ice Sheet.

  • Parisi – Strength, Speed and Agility Training (additional fees apply)

Ski Season Training

  • On Snow-December 1- April 5, 2022
  • Saturday and Sunday at Snowbasin  9:00 – 3:00
  • UOP Training (2 hour blocks, days and times TBA)
  • Tuesday thru Friday at Snowbasin (1pm-4pm) or Nordic Valley (1pm-4pm conditions permitting)

  • Training is NOT required 6 days a week, but is offered.

  • (Please inquire about SST Snowcrest Jr. High School Academy option)

  • Christmas Camp: Dec 22 – 30, 2021

Summer and Fall Camps
We will be offering summer and early season training for U14s, details/cost TBD.

U14 Intermountain Division Race Schedule can be found on the IMD site

For U14s there is also the possibility of competing in the IMD South Series in addition, or instead of the U14 Qualifiers based on the coaches recommendations.

Click here to see the Intermountain Division Race Schedule

WE WANT YOU!

The Snowbasin Sport Education Foundation  is committed to a culture of family participation, team building, social gatherings while supporting our youth through winter sport development.

There will be many opportunities for parents to be involved with events and competitions (especially to work off your work deposit obligation).  We need help with races, freeride competitions, club fundraisers and individual team  activities such as coordination of team tents at races etc.

On the Calendar, our Ski & Snowboard Swap will be held October 28-30 and will be the first big event for the team! Sign ups to help are coming soon!

Following the Swap, the “Winter Welcome” will make it’s way back on the calendar after a year of COVID, and if you want to have a ton of fun, this event is for you!

We look forward to meeting all of you and hope you will join our Club!


U10/U12 Team

U10/U12 SKI TEAM

Ages 8–9/10–11

Cost
4 Days – Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun $4125 + $400 Work Deposit

Weekend only $3500 + $300 Work Deposit

Prices will go up by $100 after August 31st and again after September 31st. A $500 downpayment now will lock in the current pricing.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

PROGRAMMING

Comprised of 8-9 year-old athletes for U10 and 10-11 year old athletes for U12. This program is designed to teach fundamental skiing skills and ski racing technique to young athletes. Emphasis is placed on free skiing in all snow and terrain at Snowbasin while practicing balance, edging, body position and other essential technical elements. Racing emphasis will be predominantly on modern giant slalom and slalom technique. The emphasis, as always, will be on having fun! For training purposes athletes will usually be arranged in groups of approximately 5-7 athletes per coach to facilitate a productive learning environment. Groups are dynamic but are generally based on skill, speed, and social needs.

Skill Development Focus

All-Mountain Safety: developing a consistent balanced athletic position on skis, proper weight distribution on skis, a consistent stance while maintaining balanced athletic position on skis. Athletes also learn timing, balance, upper body discipline and upper-lower body separation, upper body stability through the use of a single pole plant; and tactical elements of a giant slalom & slalom courses.

Races

U10 and U12 athletes will compete in the IMD South Series age class. Athletes will travel with Parents to the races.

US Ski & Snowboard Licensing Required:

  • US Skiing Competitor U12 and below with IMD dues $110.00

  • Register on the US Ski & Snowboard website www.ussa.org/membership

Summer and Fall Camps
We will be offering early season pre-season training for U10s/U12s, details/cost TBD.

Race Travel Expenses
South Series Entry fees and lift tickets are not included in South Series races.

Ski Passes
Athletes need a Snowbasin and Nordic Valley season pass. Pass prices are not included in program fees and must be purchased directly through both resorts.

SST athletes are offered early season prices on season passes. A NASTAR pass add on is also required.

Work Deposit
There is a work deposit commitment with this program. You can choose to either donate your work deposit funds to our scholarship program or receive the total back after working off your obligated hours.

Equipment

  • Recommended: 2 pairs of race skis (GS/SL)

  • 1 pair of skis for freeskiing.

Parent, Athlete mandatory Orientation
Mandatory Parent – Athlete Orientation Night: Early November @ TBD

Each Team will meet as a group (Coaches, Parents, & athletes) prior to the ski season to discuss the training schedule, equipment, the race calendar and more.

C – Team Training Schedule

  • Pre-Season dryland, Tuesday and Thursday Snowbasin. Sundays – Biking, Hiking and Ice Skating at the Ogden Ice Sheet.

  • On Snow-December 1- March 30, 2022
    Saturday and Sunday at Snowbasin 9:00 – 3:00.
    Wednesday and Friday, afternoons, 1:00-4:00 at Snowbasin or Nordic Valley

  • Christmas Camp – December 22- 30

Races

U10 and U12 athletes will compete in the IMD South Series age class. Athletes will travel with Parents to the races.

CLICK HERE FOR THE INTERMOUNTAIN DIVISION RACE CALENDAR LINK

Race Entry fees and lift tickets are not included in tuition.  these are extra costs and will be paid when registering for the race.

WE WANT YOU!

The Snowbasin Sport Education Foundation  is committed to a culture of family participation, team building, social gatherings while supporting our youth through winter sport development.

There will be many opportunities for parents to be involved with events and competitions (especially to work off your work deposit obligation).  We need help with races, freeride competitions, club fundraisers and individual team  activities such as coordination of team tents at races etc.

On the Calendar, our Ski & Snowboard Swap will be held October 28-30 and will be the first big event for the team! Sign ups to help are coming soon!

Following the Swap, the “Winter Welcome” will make it’s way back on the calendar after a year of COVID, and if you want to have a ton of fun, this event is for you!

We look forward to meeting all of you and hope you will join our Club!


Overview

The Snowbasin Ski Resort Competition Center and the Snowbasin Sports Education Foundation (SSEF non-profit) have partnered together and developed a pathway for young athletes to take their skiing skills to the next level if they want to. Young athletes in these programs below receive exceptional ski instruction with professional coaches and are introduced to Alpine Ski Racing and Freeride disciplines.

The Snowstars and Alpine Devo programs are administered through Snowbasin Resort Snowsports Competition Center but work in partnership with the Snowbasin Sports Education Foundation.

Below are the programs that are currently offered through the Snowbasin Ski Resort or you can learn more here:

Alpine Devo, Ages 7 – 12 (Enrollment with Snowbasin Resort Snowsports Competition Center)

  • 12 full-day Saturday sessions in conjunction with the Snowbasin Resort Snow Sports department.

  • Focus on all aspects of skiing with an introduction to racing using U.S. Ski Team methods.

  • Includes professional coaching, a Youth Premier Season Pass, lunch, SSEF membership and an official Devo ski team coat.

  • Limited enrollment. Register here.

Devo + Learn to Race, Ages 7 – 12 (Enrollment with Snowbasin Resort Snowsports Competition Center)

  • Sunday-only for Devo athletes

  • Elevated race-specific training in a more advanced venue than NASTAR

  • Limited enrollment. Register here.

Snowbasin Sports Education Foundation Competition Race Teams
The Snowbasin Sports Education Foundation (SSEF) is a non-profit organization who offers competitive ski racing programs for skiers ages 8 through 20, and Freeride  programs ages 10 through 18. The Alpine Ski Racing programs follows the US Ski & Snowboard pipeline for athlete development. Athletes compete in US Ski & Snowboard events through national, regional and divisional race developmental series’. The Freeride/Big Mountain program competes in IFSA (International’s Freeskiers Association) events. SSEF is a podium member of U.S. Ski and Snowboard. All programs include a team jacket.

All programs have US Ski & Snowboard professionally licensed coaches.

U10 & U12 Competition Team, Ages 8 – 11

  • Up to 4 training days/week

  • Competes in US Ski & Snowboard Divisonal ski races at other local resorts

  • Christmas Camp

  • Weekend-only programs available

 

U14 Competition Team 12 – 13 Years Old

  • Up to 6 training days/week

    • Team members are not required to train all 6 days

  • Competes in Local US Ski & Snowboard Divisional races at local resorts

  • Christmas Camp

  • Weekend-only programs available

 

U16 Competition Teams Ages 14 – 18

  • Up to 6 training days/week

    • Team members are not required to train all 6 days

  • Competes in Local US Ski & Snowboard Regional and Divisional races

  • Christmas Camp

 

U19/FIS, Ages 16 – 18

Up to 6 Days of Training

Compete in National, Regional and Divisional Races

 

Freeride Big Mountain Team

  • Athletes learn to ski competently and fluidly anywhere on the mountain.

  • Learn the fundamentals of competitive big mountain skiing with professional coaches.

  • Option to compete in regional IFSA competitions.

  • Focus on essential skiing skills, snow safety and mountain awareness.

  • Multi-program options including mid-week and weekend training.