US Ski & Snowboard

Welcome U.S. Ski & Snowboard coaches!

The guiding vision of U.S. Ski & Snowboard is to be the "Best in the World" in international snow sports competition. In order to become the best of the best, it is imperative to have a strong foundation. U.S. Ski & Snowboard is committed to the education and development of its athletes and talent pipeline, and through its Sports Education department, U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Sports Education department coordinates a nationwide certification program for coaches and clubs in seven distinctly different Olympic sports: alpine, cross country, freestyle, ski jumping, nordic combined, snowboarding, and freeskiing so our members receive sports education necessary for enhancing the quality of athletic success.

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has adopted Human Kinetics Coach Education courses as part of our requirements for becoming a level 200 Certified Coach. Level 200 coaches must successfully complete the Coaching Principles course passed at 80% as part of the level 200 certification requirements.

Coaches can purchase and take Coaching Principles online course and Sport First Aid online course (both are available with print textbook or ebook) directly from the website. Just click on the corresponding online course icon in the table below. Or, if you prefer to take the classroom versions of Coaching Principles and Sport First Aid, search the Classroom Course Finder.

Contact Information
U.S. Ski & Snowboard 
1 Victory Lane - PO Box 100
Park City, UT 84060
Phone: 435-647-2050
Email: Sporteducation@usskiandsnowboard.org
Web: https://usskiandsnowboard.org


Human Kinetics Coach Education courses that meet U.S. Ski and Snowboard Level 200 coaching education requirements:

Coaching Principles

This online self-paced course includes the printed text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes age 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Coaching Principles with E-book

This online self-paced course includes the e-book Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes aged 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With this version of Coaching Principles, you'll receive the Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, textbook as an e-book that's accessible through the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Sport First Aid 5th Edition

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Sport First Aid, Fifth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials

Sport First Aid 5th Edition with E-book

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This version of the online course includes the Sport First Aid textbook in e-book format. The e-book is accessible from within the online course.
Instructor-Led Classroom Course With Print Materials