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NATIONAL TECHNICAL TEAM

The National Technical Team is assembled to act as an elite representation of CASI members. The Team provides input to the CASI Board of Directors on matters regarding teaching and technical methodology, course standards, course content, as well as technical programs. Also, the team is a group for the CASI membership to aspire to, and is involved in the presentation of courses, member development sessions, Evaluator Training, and other programs as needed.
Jeff Chandler

Jeff Chandler

Executive Director

Genevieve Pilotto

Genevieve Pilotto

Program Director

Adam Gardner

Adam Gardner

Banff, AB

Mellen Jay

Mellen Jay

Big White, BC

James Hyland

James Hyland

Collingwood, ON

2022 Breen

Breen Trott

Pakenham, ON

Dom Oshanek

Dom Oshanek

Whistler, BC

Michelle Clifford

Michelle Clifford

Pakenham, ON

John Smits

John Smits

R.C. Rep | Calgary, AB

 

ABOUT THE TEAM

The National Technical Team assumes various roles within CASI. Team members are expected to display the following attributes:

  • Inspirational snowboard instructors;
  • Outstanding presenters;
  • Excellent technical snowboarding minds;
  • Professional ambassadors for snowboarding in Canada.

The NTT will act as a group of professionals to represent the CASI membership nationally and internationally through industry relations, presentation of core programs, and provision of technical feedback to the Board of Directors. The main objectives of the NTT are to: 

  • Strengthen CASI’s membership base by providing training and professional development events to CASI members.
  • Inspire the membership with a clear example of exemplary teaching and technical skills, and demonstrating a technical level to aspire to.
  • Act as a technical link between the membership and technical staff of the association.
  • Represent CASI on the national and international stage at events such as Evaluator Training, member sessions, certification courses, industry events and the Interski Congress.
  • Provide technical input on course and program content, and help to guide the technical direction of the association, by providing feedback to the Board of Directors, including:
  1. Teaching and instructional methodologies used to teach recreational snowboarding to the general public;
  2. Training and certification of instructors in Canada;
  3. Development of Evaluators; those charged with the task of delivering CASI’s training and certification programs;
  4. Other programs and/or initiatives that may aid in developing snowboarding instruction in Canada.. 
  • Contribute to CASI’s various member communication and social media channels, by way of technical articles, video tips, participating in photo/video shoots, contributing to a technical blog web site regularly.

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Mission: To champion the sport of snowboarding and snowboard instruction by providing an inclusive educational community while maintaining a leading international standard of snowboard instruction through innovative, relevant, and effective techniques.



REGIONAL COORDINATORS

 
LUC BELANGER

QUEBEC & ATLANTIC

luc@casi-acms.com
ANDREW MCCRANEY

ONTARIO, MANITOBA & SASKATCHEWAN

andrew@casi-acms.com
JOHN SMITS

ALBERTA & BC EAST

john@casi-acms.com
GREG DANIELLS

BC WEST, NWT & YUKON

greg@casi-acms.com

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