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Idaho Coaches Retreat
Wed, Jul 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – Fri, Jul 28, 2017, 5:00 PM MDT
Coaches Retreat Description
Wednesday 8am - Friday 5pm
The 3 Day Coaches Retreat event is designed for experienced NICA Coaches within the Idaho League and beyond. This unique event provides the opportunity for experienced coaches to network with other experienced coaches, Idaho League staff, guest educators and NICA leadership. Expect interactive coach driven roundtable discussions under the guidance of industry experts. Learn what is working for other teams and other leagues across the US. Discover solutions to blocks and challenges facing scholastic mountain bike teams locally and nationally. Event format allows for morning classroom style learning followed by afternoon skills classes and group free riding opportunities in highly sought after “destination” trail systems. Retreat amenities (lodging, camping, food… etc) varies based off of event location. As a result retreat pricing will vary greatly from year to year. Scholarships may be available for coaches, please contact Idaho League Leadership for details.
The Coaches Retreat is open to current NICA Level 2 & 3 Coaches, within the Idaho League or within another NICA League. This three day event is not specifically designed to fulfill continuing education unit requirements for NICA Coach Licensing Levels, however some CEU may be earned. Check with Idaho League leadership about Retreat CEU’s before signing up.
Camping & Lodging note: Camping Wednesday and Thursday night is inculded in price ($40 value). Hot shower access is inculded with camping. If camping is desired Tuesday or Friday night please make arrangements directly with Grand Targhee Resort Reservations 307-353-2300. If you desire lodging, please contact Grand Targhee Resort Reservations 307-353-2300, NICA Coaches recieve 20% discount on lodging rates.
Meals note: Meals starting Wednesday Breakfast through Friday Lunch are included in price, with the exception of one off site dinner Thursday night. Adult beverages not incuded. If you have dietary intolerances or allergies, please contact Idaho League leadership directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other stuff: One lift pass will be included in the price ($35 value). If you desire more than one lift pass, please purchase onsite. SWAG (Stuff We All Get) will be included and expect super sweet stuff! Come prepared for a mix of conference room style classes and 2-4 hours of riding per day. Afternoon rides/skills clinics can be split into abilty based groups. Bring clothing appropriate for varied alpine weather, Grand Targhee Resort average elevation is 9000'.