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Dave Bradley

Level 4 CSIA, Level 3 CSCF

Dave is the former owner of Outland Camps and is currently working for a new business, Outland/Carillion.

Dave has over 17 years experience full time coaching (mostly U14 and U16) and instructing in Ontario, Alberta, Australia and one season in Austria.  Former Program Director for the Lake Superior Division for 5 years until retirement in 1998.  The same year daughter Olivia was born!  Sitting member of LSDA Board of Directors since 2000, currently serving in the Vice Alpine Chairman Role and sits on the LSDA Athlete and Coach Development Committee.  Continues to act as a on-hill volunteer in both coaching and race/training organization capacities.  Current Event Chair for the upcoming U16 National Championships to be held in Thunder Bay February 2017.

 

Patrick Biggs

Patrick has had a long and interesting journey in the ski racing world.  From the small hills of Camp Fortune outside Ottawa, racing with the NCD regional team, Ontario Ski Team, NCAA circuit with Dartmouth College and eventually landing himself on the National Team in 2004.  Patrick’s claim to fame is winning the second run in the first World Cup slalom he competed in.  Patrick retired in the fall of 2012 after competing in 8 world cup seasons and 2 Olympics. He has returned to his roots where he is Program Director at the largest club in the Ottawa/Gatineau region, Camp Fortune Ski Club. Off the slopes Patrick enjoys spending his time with his young family, out on his bike, or creating something new and exciting in his art studio.

 

Nick Kwasniak

Nick is a professional career coach with 30 years of experience in the ski industry.

Nick’s track record clearly demonstrates long-term vision, passion and commitment to ski racing. He can identify with many of the challenges and issues that coaches face and can provide a solution to all your equipment needs.

Nick currently holds, and over the last ten years has held, elite level coaching positions with the National Ski Academy and the Vancouver Ski Team, both organizations that align with his dedication to athlete development and excellence.