Head Coach + Program Director

Mark Sharp - CHPC

 

Coaching History

  • 1988/89 Coach Team Panorama
  • 1990-92 FIS Coach, Banff Mountain Academy
  • 1992-94 Head Coach, Banff Mountain Academy
  • 1994-95 Womens Head Coach, Alberta Ski Team
  • 1995-96 Womens Western Canadian Ski Team Coach
  • 1996-1998 Canadian National Ski Team – Head Coach Womens Development Team
  • 1998-1999 Canadian National Ski Team – Coach Mens World Cup Tech Team
  • 2000-2004 Canadian National Ski Team – Head Coach Womens World Cup
  • 2004-2008 Alpine Canada Director of National Development
  • 2009-2010 Womens World Cup SL/GS Ski Team Coach
  • 2010 Became Head Coach, Team Panorama Ski Club

Coaching Achievements

  • Canadian Coaches Association – Senior Alpine Chartered Professional Coach
  • Alpine Canada Coach of the Year 2000
  • Alpine Canada Coach of the Year 2002
  • Canadian Coaching Association Coaching Excellence Award 2003
  • Canadian Ski Coaches Federation Coach of the Year Kinder Level 1994
  • Author – AIM 2 Win Canadian Alpine Long Term Athlete Development Model
  • Author – Husky Snow Stars

 

Coaching Highlights

  • Coached Bronze Medal Alison Forsyth World Championships St. Moritz
  • Coached 6 World Cup Medals Alison Forsyth and Genevieve Simard
  • Olympic Games Coach – Salt Lake City and Whistler
  • World Championships Coach
    • Vail, USA
    • St. Anton, Austria
    • St. Moritz, Switerland
    • Val D’Isere, France
  • First Whislter Cup Win Team Canada 2008

Coaching Committees

  • Federation International Ski (FIS) – Youth & Children’s Experts Group
  • Canadian Alpine Development Steering Committee
  • Canadian Ski Coaches Federation Technical Committee

Present Ski Racing Goals

  • To be involved with my wife and 3 boys in this great sport of Ski Racing
  • To help create Team Panorama Ski Club as a key feeder club to Alberta Alpine and the Canadian National Ski Team
  • To continue to help direct Ski Racing development in Canada and the world.

Qualifications

  • Level 4 CSCF
  • Level 4 CSIA