Coaches

 

Jack

Jack Sasseville, Founder / Head Coach 

Jack Founded  Team Hardwood in 1995 and was Head Coached the team until he took over the management of Hardwood Ski and Bike in 2008. Jack is an NCCP Level V coach who has been coaching for over 40 years, including 13 years with the National Ski Team. He is a former Alberta  and Ontario Coach of the Year. He has coached national and international champions of all ages. His skiers have won over 300 medals at Canadian Championships.

 

 

Kim Getty

 Kim is experienced in coaching children in Mountain biking and Nordic skiing. She has been assistant coach to the Junior team at Hardwood and coached elementary school race teams. She has NCCP Coach Initiation to Sport and Training for both cycling and nordic skiing. Kim has skied for many years completing several loppets, OCups and the Canada Ski Marathon. She is a professor at Georgian College and has coached many different sports in her teaching career. She loves kids, rock climbing, skiing, mountain biking and overall just having fun!

 

 

Athlete Coaches

Senior athletes are recruited to assist coaching and direction of the programme.  These athletes offer a high level of competency in the technical and performance aspects of the sport. They further serve as mature role models for younger skiers who are typically enthusiastic to connect with these successful members of Team Hardwood.