Coaches and Program Overview
Purple Squad is lead by the amazing team of volunteer coaches. The coaches offer a skill-oriented program that increase ski skills and fitness in fun manner. The emphasis is put on the team concept and social activities will be an important part of the program. They encourage and introduce competition as one of the many activities. Fitness is increasingly important and the program is designed to enhance competence in the basic skills required to excel in x-c skiing. For more information about the skill focus of the Purple Squad program please see the Athlete Development Matrix
For complete information please download . Purple Squad 12-13 Reg.ppackage.pdf
2012-2013 Purple Squad Calendar
Check out our 2011-2012 season at the Purple Squad Photo Gallery.
Purple Squad consists of a group of skiers 10 and 11 years old (born 2002-2001).
Purple Squad will run from Sept 11th onwards.
Squad sessions will take place at the Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club. The session times are 4:30 p.m-6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturdays. After Christmas they will add a Thursday (4:30-6:00) practice.
The period from mid-September to November is dryland training (done on foot) while the rest of the season is done on skis.
Please note that all communication about Purple Squad is done via email. During the season, information is often provided within 24 hours of a practice. Please do check your email regularly.
Please contact the Assistant Sports Coordinator, Amanda Deuling at 332-4734 or by email.