Coaches Updates

USSS Course Descriptions

Chronological Schedule of Events


Please read and check off requirements and use links to registration below:

As long as coaches have completed all of their basic coach membership requirements, they can register for the appropriate level course at any time.

PRE-REQUISITES:  must be met BEFORE registering for a certification course


  • Current U.S. Ski & Snowboard Coach Membership – required annually.
  • Current Background Screening - required every two years
  • Current SafeSport or SafeSport Refresher – required annually.
  • Completion of Coaching Fundamentals – This course consists of 5 non-sport-specific online modules and is required for any new coach member without a certification. 
  • Introduction to Avalanches Course - required for all members 18+


 Alpine Website Information (click link below to register):

Alpine 100

Alpine Course Setting & 200

(Introduction to course setting is a prerequisite for the level 200 or (Alpine Course Setting Recommendation Form Completed)

Recommending coach must be LEVEL 300 or HIGHER. Recommending official must be chief of race or referee LEVEL 200 or HIGHER. You may NOT recommend yourself. Please note if you do not meet these requirements your recommendation will NOT be approved. This information will be kept confidential.

If you have any questions please call: Aaron Dewey, USSS Regional Coach Developer Trainer, 315-723-1034