Smithers Ski Club

Our Coaches

    ALPINE SKI PROGRAMS

 

HEAD COACH U14/U16/U18: DICK EASTMURE

Dick started the ski racing program at Mt. Sima in Witehorse, Yukon in 1994, where he coached for twenty years. In that time, he coached Yukon athletes at 4 Arctic Winter Games and 3 Canada Winter Games. Dick grew up skiing in Collingwood, Ontario and raced competively on the FIS circuit. He is a Level II coach and has his Level III Theory certification. He is actively working toward his Performance Level Coach certification.
Smithers has been his second home for a decade as he and his family spend the winters in their cabin on the mountain. Dick looks forward to sharing his passion for skiing and ski racing with Smithers athletes, coaches and families.

 

U12 CLAY COLLINGWOOD

Clay's formative and teenage years were spent ski racing at Hemlock and Whistler, B.C. He has loved to ski ever since. He began as a coach for U10 and quickly moved up the following year to work with the U12 group. A strong skier who is always working to improve his own technique, Clay's drive and passion to always be better is evident. He expects the same of his athletes and inspires them with his fun, encouraging coaching style. Clay is a Level I coach. Also an instructor at Luna's Fitness, Clay sets a solid example of the importance of physical fitness for his athletes.

 

 

U10 CORMAC HIKISCH

+ TBA

    SNOWBOARD PROGRAMS

 

 

HEAD COACH: WARREN PALI

ASSISTANT COACH: COLE PALI

Sunday: TBA

U12 KATHY FRASER

U12 REGAN FIELDING

U10 MIKE SANBORN