AOA Hires Cam Stephen as OST Women’s Head Coach
(May 9th, 2019) COLLINGWOOD, ON — Cam Stephen joins the Ontario Ski Team on June 1st, 2019 as the Women’s Head Coach. Cam comes to Ontario with a very strong coaching resume, to say the least. He has worked on the FIS circuit for 12 years and has been coaching since 2000.
Cam led Alberta Alpine for several seasons as the Provincial Association’s Athletic Director as well as a coach with the Alberta Women’s Ski Team. He has experience as both a Head and Assistant FIS Coach and U16 Head Coach experience in both Alberta and British Columbia. He has spent considerable time as a dedicated dryland coach and spent three seasons in New Zealand coaching on the FIS & U16 circuits. He started his FIS coaching career as an intern with the National Ski Academy from 2003-4, and prior to that Coaching Nancy Greene Ski League and Mackenzie Ski League Teams at Snow Valley, Barrie. In addition to alpine coaching, Cam was in the Canadian Armed Forces and has his Bachelor of Physical Health and Education Honors from Laurentian University and his Masters of Education from the University of Victoria.
“Cam brings a broad range of experience and knowledge of the sport. He understands conditioning and ski racing and has proven himself with his impressive background. He will be a fantastic addition to our Team!”
Kip Harrington, AOA High-Performance Director
Cam grew up in a military family moving regularly and spending time in Petawawa, Europe, Ottawa, Toronto, Base Borden, and Barrie. He has been in Western Canada since 2005.
Credentials: Level III PL Coach (Performance Level), Level 3 Official, NCCP mentor, evaluator and course facilitator, Level I NCCP Olympic Weightlifting Coach, CPAFLA Fitness Consultant, SIRRUS Wilderness First Responder, Level 3 Wilderness Canoe Guide, Level 2 Canoe Guide Examiner.