Waterville Valley NH – June 2nd. U.S Ski & Snowboard has honored WVBBTS Freekski program for the second year in a row by naming Program Director, Dan Shuffleton, as the Freeski Domestic Coach of the Year. Last year, Shuffleton’s program was named U.S Ski & Snowboard Freeski Club of the Year.
Shuffleton is honored for his dedication to developing Freeski Athletes by training athletes who compete at every level of the sports including in World Cup, NorAms, Future Tour, and USASA events. Athletes that have trained with Shuffleton are now members of several national teams, including the U.S, Great Brittan, and Hong Kong. As a level 400 aerials coach and level 300 Freeski coach, Shuffleton has a breadth of knowledge on the most effective coaching techniques, as well as the Freeski discipline as a whole.
Shuffleton similarly won this award in 2014 and becomes the first Freeski coach to be honored with this award twice. In accepting the award Shuffleton is quoted saying “The award is the mark of a great season for the receiving coach, the clubs or programs that we represent and all the athletes and families that we positively affect as coaches and mentors both on and off the hill.”
To read more about Coach Shuffleton please visit this link https://usskiandsnowboard.org/news/2020-us-ski-snowboard-coaches-year