The CASI National Technical Team (NTT) is assembled to act as a technical representation of CASI membership, and provides input to the Board and CASI technical staff on matters regarding, but not limited to: teaching and training methodologies, course standards, course content, training and member programs. New for 2024, there have been some changes implemented to the team structure and roles, and we are beginning the process of selecting a new portion of this team at this time.

We are currently selecting between 4 to 6 team members to contribute to the growth and development of our programs, courses, and training methodologies.


  • Experienced Level 3 or 4 instructors.
  • Teaching, riding and instructor training passionate instructors.
  • Motivated and detail-oriented folks.


    • December 20th 2023 to January 31st 2024
      • An official communication will be made on March 1st indicating who is invited to the on-snow selection events.
    • April 2nd, 3rd (East)  and April 13, 14 (West)
      • Invited participants will be asked to attend on-snow selection events at either Mont Tremblant, QC (April 2nd, 3rd) or Lake Louise, AB (April 13th, 14th).                            
  • TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: April 19th, 2024
    • The selected members of the NEW National Technical Team will be announced on April 19th and their first training will happen on-snow at Sunshine Village, AB during the week of May 8th - 11th, 2024.

Note: More detailed information will be provided in further communications. 

CASI National Technical Team Selection Announcement

This document outlines the primary elements of the National Technical Team selection process, including; the application process and requirements, timelines, logistics, team structure and team member responsibilities / expectations.


The National Technical Team selections will consist of two days of events on-snow. This selection process will enable CASI to select the nation’s best technical ambassadors for the association. The outcome of this process will be a team that embodies the following attributes:

  • Inspirational snowboard instructors;
  • Outstanding teachers and presenters;
  • Excellent technical snowboarding minds;
  • Professional ambassadors for snowboard teaching in Canada;
  • Current CASI members, snowboard instructors and Evaluators in good standing.

The selection process will be conducted in the following phases:

  1. Application Phase
    • Applicants will submit an electronic application package (see below for package requirements);
    • Only complete packages submitted on time will be accepted;
    • Application submission deadline: Wednesday, January 31st (closes at 5pm PST/8pm EST).
  2. Application Review Phase (Jan 31st – February 21st)
    • Based on a review of all elements of each candidate’s application packet, an official communication will be made on March 1st indicating who is invited to attend the on-snow selection events.
  1. On-snow selections event: 
    • There will be two on-snow selections events, both in April, one East and one West:
    • Tremblant, QC: April 2nd-3rd
    • Lake Louise, AB: April 13th-14th

Team Announcement

The selected members of the National Technical Team will be announced on April 19th and their first training should happen on-snow at Sunshine Village, AB in the week of May 8th-11th.

*Note: The number of spots on the team may change between now and team selection time. CASI does not guarantee that all spots will be filled.

Selection Committee

The selections will be completed by a selection committee including 3 to 5 persons. The selections committee composition will be similar to:

  1. Program Director
  2. Executive Director 
  3. Senior member of the current National Technical Team or a previous Tech Team or TEC Committee member not seeking re-selection
  4. A senior member and evaluator and currently a representative from the industry (snow school manager or resort manager)
  5. A current member of the Board of Directors

Organization & Team Structure

The National Technical Team is chaired and overseen by the Program Director (PD). The NTT may contain up to 10 members, including staff and a mix of selected team members and appointed team members.

The National Technical Team is composed of the following structure:

  1. Program Director (PD) (CASI staff position)
  2. Executive Director (ED) (CASI staff position)
  3. Selected Team Member #1 (Volunteer Position)
  4. Selected Team Member #2 (Volunteer Position)
  5. Selected Team Member #3 (Volunteer Position)
  6. Selected Team Member #4 (Volunteer Position)
  7. Appointed Team Member #1 (CASI Regional Coordinator Representative)
  8. Appointed Team Member #2 (As required)
  9. Appointed Team Member #3 (As required)
  10. Appointed Team Member #4 (As required)

*Appointed Team Members are selected based on current project needs and skill sets.

Team Structure Restrictions

  • NTT members must remain active CASI members and Evaluators in good standing for the duration of their term.
  • The team will include representation from Eastern and Western Canada members, as well as both official languages.

Team Member Terms

Selected Team Members are in place for a four (4) year term, and team members may serve a maximum of two (2) consecutive terms (eight (8) years in total). Appointed Team Members are named and remain on the team on an as-needed basis, to be reviewed yearly.

Team Member Minimum Requirements

  1. Minimum Level 1 CASI Evaluator, in good standing;
  2. Actively involved in snowboard teaching in Canada, or abroad.

Team Member Minimum Commitment 

Team members are expected to contribute to the improvement of CASI programs yearly. The following minimum commitment will be expected.

Volunteer time:

  • Attend a minimum of 6 virtual team meetings yearly (approx. 2 hours in duration) held via ZOOM.
  • Attend one yearly on-snow or in-person Tech Team meeting (2-3 days), generally held each Spring.
  • Provide member communications in the form of technical articles, web site / blog articles, or otherwise as required. Team members are required to provide a minimum of three (3) communications per year.
  • Participate in the content preparation and in the presentation of virtual member sessions, to a minimum of one (1) per year.
  • Participate in the review of CASI official material upon request of the Program Director.
  • Act as a consulting group for the Program Director to provide inputs and comments upon request in a timely manner.

Time spent on tasks that fall outside of the above volunteer commitment (either on- or off-snow) will be paid at the regular Evaluator day date. Examples may include photo / video shoots, fall training, delivery of Evaluator Training and/or member events, etc.

Note: All expenses will be covered when training and travelling for any CASI / NTT events. 

The Technical Team & Interski

The Interski Congress is held every four years. Planning around Interski is on-going, and the current structure of the NTT may or may not include representation at the Interski events in the future. Selection of representatives for the next Interski congress will be made at a later date through a separate selection process.

Application Process

  • Application submission will be open starting on December 20th 2023 and close at 5pm PST/8 pm EST on January 31st 2024.
  • Application packages must be submitted electronically, via email. CASI will not accept late or incomplete applications. This applies to all candidates. 
  • All applicants will be notified by March 1st, 2024 if they have been invited to the on-snow selection event.
  • Incumbent team members will be assessed through the same process as new candidates.
  • Items to be submitted with each application package:
    1. Intro Letter - (two pages maximum) must address the following points:
      • Your home resort, or region
      • Your teaching background and experience
      • Instructor certification level(s) as well as Evaluator certification level(s)
      • Number of years instructing
      • Number of years as a CASI Evaluator
      • Languages that you teach in
      • Other qualifications
      • What do you feel is the main strength of CASI as an association?
      • What do you feel is the biggest area for improvement within CASI training programs?
    2. Video Presentation - What unique skill(s) and/or competency(ies) do you think you can bring to the National Technical team? (approximately 1 minute length, maximum 2 minutes length).
    3. Resume (two pages maximum) indicating professional high points, experience, relevant activities outside of snowboard teaching, special credentials, foreign language capabilities, etc.
    4. Sample of a written technical snowboarding or teaching tip (maximum of 500 words) highlighting an application of a specific technique or technical concept. Tips should be in final quality, suitable for publishing to CASI membership.
    5. Photos - one riding photo and one head shot (with goggles off, please!).

Submitting Videos: Videos should be submitted via web link only (i.e.: Dropbox, Google Drive, YouTube, Vimeo). Please do not email video files directly.

Applications packages can be sent by email to Geneviève Pilotto, Program Director (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), with the subject line: “CASI Tech Team Application:  Last Name, First Name

All communications related to the 2024 Team will be sent via email. Questions may be directed to Geneviève Pilotto, Program Director (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 



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