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Myles Adam—Head Coach

Years coaching: Entering 8th season coaching for Calabogie Peaks Freestyle

Years skiing: 11

Favourite skier: Wiley Miller

What keeps me busy when I’m not skiing: Full Time Job: Apprentice Electrician

Weekend work in the summer: Arborist 

Summer work week fun: Wednesday night single track dirt biking

Weekend work in the winter: Coaching
Winter work week fun: Monday night hockey                      

Favourite place you’ve skied & dream place to ski: Favourite place skied: Revelstoke Mountain, B.C.

Next resort I'd like to ski: Jackson Hole, WY

Dream place to ski: Any back country location that's steep and deep without lift access and filled with a great crew of friends.

Goals for coaching: Coaching athletes to the level where they can ski in any condition, in any terrain, and have an absolute blast doing so. 

Coaching qualifications: Air 1; Air 2; Air 3A, 3B; Air 4A, 4B; Park and Pipe Module; TSM 1; TSM 2

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Gary Thorne

Years coaching: 8
Years skiing: 
42
Favourite skier(s): 
JP Auclair, Jennifer Heil

What keeps me busy when I’m not skiing: Sailing and cycling
Favourite place to ski & dream place to ski:
Revelstoke - Japan
Goals for coaching/what I enjoy most about coaching: 
To develop confidence, comradery, and skills. 
Coaching qualifications:
CSIA II, Club coach


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Victoria Klassen

Years Coaching: 4

Years Skiing: 19

Favourite Skiers: Sarah Burke, Bobby Brown, and Roz G

What keeps me busy when I’m not skiing: Writing about sports—senior writer and editor of Freestyle Ontario Magazine 2018. Participating in sports—soccer, ultimate frisbee, stunt cheerleading.

Favourite place to ski & dream place to ski: Whistler is my favourite place I’ve skied. The Swiss Alps and Colorado are on my skiing bucket list.

Goals for coaching: My goal is to create a fun, safe, and inclusive learning environment where all my athletes go home with a smile on their face and are excited for the following week!

Coaching qualifications: Club Coach, Air 1

 
 
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Nolan Murphy

Years coaching:

Years skiing: 15 

Favourite skier: Bobby Brown 

What keeps me busy when I’m not skiing: School work and volleyball 

Favourite place to ski & dream place to ski: Favourite place to ski is Whistler. Dream place to ski is somewhere in the alps.

Goals for coaching: My goal for coaching is to eventually be able to coach flips and different inverts. What I enjoy about coaching most is watching everyone improve over the year. 

Coaching qualifications: Club Coach, Air 1

 
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Alexa Chick 

 Years Coaching: This is my first! 

 Years Skiing: 18 

 Favourite Skiers: Jennifer Heil, Andi Naude, and Phil Marquis 

 What keeps me busy when I’m not skiing: School work! (Student at Queen’s University)

 Favourite place to ski & dream place to ski: Apex, B.C., and Sunshine, AB 

 Goals for coaching: I want to be able to give my athletes the resources and encouragement they need to continuously challenge themselves to be better skiers! 

 Coaching qualifications: Club Coach, Air 1, Air 2, Air 3A (Water Ramp, plus back full and cork 7 from 3B), Air 4A (plus back full and cork 7 from 4B), recently retired from mogul skiing career touring on the Canada Cup and NorAm circuits with the Ontario Mogul Team. 

 
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William Klassen 

Years coaching: First year 

Years skiing: 14

Favourite skiers: Cassie Sharpe, Max Moffatt

What keeps me busy when I’m not skiing: Animation, drawing, and singing

Favourite place to ski & dream place to ski: Favourite place was Whistler Blackcomb. Dream place is the Swiss Alps.  

Goal for coaching: My goal for coaching is to make sure that everyone is enjoying themselves while also teaching them new techniques and tricks to improve their skiing in general. 

Coaching qualifications: CSIA1, Fundamentalz (club coach), Air 1 

 
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Haley Guttin

Years coaching: 6

Years skiing: 22

Favourite skiers: Michelle Parker, Eric Hjorleifson, and LJ Strenio

What keeps me busy when I’m not skiing: Currently attending school for Massage Therapy, I love dogs, and my favourite pass time is knitting.

Favourite place to ski & dream place to ski: I lived in Whistler for five years, so it will always have a place in my heart. The dream is to ski Japan and experience the deep, and Alaska for the steep!

Goals for coaching/what I enjoy most about coaching: SPREAD THE STOKE! A day on skis is always a good day. I love coaching because the learning process is the best part. It's always so much fun, and very rewarding.

Coaching qualifications: CSCF Level 1 and FUNdamentalz (club coach)