Monday, April 7
7:30 a.m. Breakfast & Morning Challenge Question
9:00 - 11:30 Networking ski and Yellowstone Park Tour
The first 50 people to register and book lodging will be crust-cruising in Yellowstone National Park. The remainder of us will find our bliss on the trails at the Ranch. Book early! Register today! CCSAA hopes to bring in members of the PSIA Demo Team for coaching and personal ski skill improvement.
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Speaker "Where Skating Came From & Other Innovations".... Peter Ashley, product manager Fischer Skis
Illustrated with original slides Peter shares stories from his decades of coaching and racing.
1:30 - 3:00 Marketing in a Digital Age....Cara MacDonald, Evergreen Custom Media & Rianna Davidson, Montana Office of Tourism
Social conversations and networking platforms.
3:15 - 4:30 Making or Saving Money....Wayne Iseri, Brian Fowler, Steve McLauglin, and Mike Hussey. This panel will address making snow, lighting trails, and lowering grooming costs while maintaining quality.
4:30 - 5:15 Innovation Showcase...facilitated by Mike Badham
Brief (two to ten minutes) sessions presented via Skype by individual vendor highlighting both fashion and soft goods, as well as hardgoods. This is your opportunity to feel like you have a virtual front row seat at ISPO Munich, the international ski & sport show.
5:30 - 6:15 Fireside Chat & Answers to the Challenge Question....facilitated by JoJo Toeppner, CCSAA Chairman & nordic director Royal Gorge.
Bring your burning questions and hot topics for general discussion.
6:00 - 7:45 Dinner with Speaker.....Speaker TBA Sochi, Athletes and the future of high performance aerobic sports.
8:00 - 10:00 Night Snowshoe A fun-filled trek to a campfire gathering for presentation of awards and final thoughts.
Tuesday, April 8
8:00 a.m. - Noon Departure & Airport Shuttles provided to guests compliments of Lone Mountain Ranch.
REGISTER NOW >>>Reese Brown...Nordic Director for SnowSports Industries America
Herb Davis....Herb Davis has nordic ski credentials going back to 1976 with full PSIA certification. He's respected for his considerable talent as an instructor, coach, and staff trainer. Herb instructed at Yosemite National Park and Galena Lodge; co-owned and operated a nordic center at Bridger Bowl; coach and program director for Bridger Ski Foundation; US Ski Team Western Regional coach; U.S. Ski Team coach at World University Games; ski school director for Showdown, Lone Mountain Ranch, and Moonlight Basin; member and coach of PSIA Nordic Team from 1988 - 2000; has written several Nordic Manuals for PSIA and U.S. Ski Coaches Association; and spent years on contract with the Department of Defense training Special Forces in skiing, mountain warfare and mountain survival.
Gary Sjoquist....Gary works for Quality Bicycle Products and is a recognized leader in advocacy efforts for bikers gaining access to trails across the nation for both mountain bikes and snow bikes. He's the keynote speaker and organizer of the Fat Bike Summit.
Joe Brown....oe spearheaded efforts to open the Methow Valley Sport Trails Association's trails to snow bikes. He's a nordic skier and groomer with "butt on a bike" experience with fat tire bikes on the MVSTA trails.
PSIA Demo Team