Event Schedule, Topics and Presenters


At CXC, we continue to offer you opportunities to enhance your coaching skills and knowledge through Level 100 and 200 certification options and continuing education for coaches already certified.

Your investment in creating a coaching standard ensures that all our athletes receive the best training experiences and outstanding support during competitions. We are excited to have you embark on your coaching certification pathway!

2022 Event Schedule (coming soon)


Event Date and Location


October 21-23, 2022
American Birkebeiner Trailhead Building
4875 Mcnaught Rd, Cable (WI)

COVID Guidelines


CXC will be following both CDC recommendations (as well as state and local COVID guidelines). We will require mask-wearing inside, with no exceptions. This means all participants must always wear a mask during all indoor classroom and evening presentations. Vaccinations are not mandatory. We will be collecting this information for contact tracing purposes only. Thank you in advance for your compliance. We want to keep our ski community safe, as well as be able to continue with our CXC programming this year. Any questions or concerns can be directed to CXC's Executive Director, Yuriy Gusev.

The Route to Level 100/200 Certification



1. COMPLETE PREREQUISITES

In order to be certified as a Level 100 Coach, the following requirements must be met:

- Current U.S. Ski & Snowboard Coach Membership (required annually)

- Current Background Screening (required every two years)

- Current SafeSport or SafeSport Refresher (required annually)

- Completion of Coaching Fundamentals (this course consists of 5 non-sport-specific online modules and is required for any new coach member without a certification)

- Introduction to Avalanches Course (required for all members 18+)


2. PURCHASE THE COURSE

- Go to MY.USSKIANDSNOWBOARD.ORG and log in

- Under "Tools", click "Coaches Education" to register and pay for the Level 100/200 certification course


3. BEGIN YOUR COURSEWORK

- Upload your First Aid/CPR and Heads Up Concussion Course Training Certificates directly into the course as part of Step 1 of the certification process. You will need to take the course on your own. U.S. Ski & Snowboard accepts any accredited online or in-person CPR training.

- Also, as part of Step 1, register for an In-Person Coaching Assessment (in Cable, WI)

- Complete the activities and your Portfolio

- Complete the online Course Content Assessment

- Complete your In-Person Practicum/Evaluation with a CXC Coach Developer. Evaluations will be completed post-experience, shared with the candidate and sent to USS&S' education department.

- Attend the CXC Coaches Conference L100/200 Lectures (in Cable)

Already Level 100/200 certified?


In order to keep coaching certification status current, a continuing education requirement must be fulfilled prior to the expiration date of a coaches certification. It is the coach's responsibility to maintain and submit their Continuing Education requirements to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Sport Education office before their certification expires.

The countdown for continuing education credit submission begins on May 1st after the year that certification was accomplished. From this date, coaches have two years (until May 1st two years later) to complete their continuing education requirements.

Registration Options


OPTION 1 / Level 100 U.S. Ski & Snowboard Cross Country Coach Certification

Fee: $160

Included:
- Level 100 U.S Ski and Snowboard Course Review from eLearning modules (both Coaching Fundamentals and Sport Specific Content)
- In-Person Practicum/Evaluation *

* Coaches must submit their portfolio answers before the event and bring a printed copy of them for a brief Portfolio discussion to start Level 100 Certification on Saturday.

Go to MY.USSKIANDSNOWBOARD.ORG and log in. Then, under "Tools", click "Coaches Education" to pay for the Level 100 certification course and register for the in-person practicum.
OPTION 2 / Level 200 U.S. Ski & Snowboard Cross Country Coach Certification

Fee: $270

Included:
- Level 200 U.S Ski and Snowboard Course Review from eLearning modules
- In-Person Practicum/Evaluation *

* Coaches must submit their portfolio answers before the event and bring a printed copy of them for a brief Portfolio discussion to start Level 200 Certification on Sunday.

Go to MY.USSKIANDSNOWBOARD.ORG and log in. Then, under "Tools", click "Coaches Education" to pay for the Level 200 certification course and register for the in-person practicum.

OPTION 3 / CXC Conference (current CXC/U.S. Ski & Snowboard members)

Fee: $185

This option is for any Coach who is a current U.S. Ski & Snowboard (USS&S) member, attending the conference from a Club with a current CXC or CXC/USS&S club membership.

Included:
- CXC Coaches Conference L100/200 Lectures and Presentations (attend any or all presentations)
- CXC Academy Annual Subscription
- Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Register


OPTION 4 / CXC Conference (non-CXC/U.S. Ski & Snowboard members)

Fee: $300

Included:
- CXC Coaches Conference L100/200 Lectures and Presentations (attend any or all presentations)
- CXC Academy Annual Subscription
- Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Register