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Treble Cone - NZ
It’s been another sunny and busy week at Treble Cone with awesome skiing and riding conditions on and off trail. It’s certainly been a busy period with many Australian holiday makers and students on mid semester break enjoying our white slopes.
Photo: Treble Cone Marketing
Whilst there have been beautiful clear skies and warmer temperatures early this week, snow showers are forecasted late this week along with windy gusts to continue on the upper mountain. Stay tuned to our snow reports. We always value customer feedback and have made some more changes to our services and facilities to ensure your time up the mountain is both fun-packed and safe! Read on to find out more… Treble Cone

PARK CITY, Utah (Sept. 5) - USSA Director of Educational Services David McCann was named president-elect of the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) at its conference in East Lansing, Mich., earlier this summer. McCann has been USSA Educational Services Director for three years, prior to which he was the associate director of the American Sport Education Program. He will take over as NCACE president at next year's conference in Indianapolis, Ind.

"NCACE is the best opportunity we have to promote quality-coaching education to more sports organizations and universities," said McCann. "NCACE has developed a body of knowledge that programs can use as a foundation on which to develop and improve their coaches education programs. The National Association for Sport & Physical Education (NASPE) Standards for Sports Coaches and the NCACE accreditation process are the key elements needed to help us ‘professionalize' sport coaching."

NCACE's mission is to support qualified coaches through programs that provide quality education. The essential function of the council is to review the quality of coaching education programs and encourage their continuous improvement. NCACE endorses national standards for coaches that facilitate the certification, evaluation and selection of coaches. In addition, the council oversees the development of new educational elements and guidelines for reviewing existing coaches education programs. NCACE reviews coaching education/certification programs that seek accreditation. Reviews are based on the program's compliance with NCACE Guidelines for Coaching Education and the NASPE National Standards for Sport Coaches.

Cathy Sellers, USOC manager of coaching, noted, "David McCann's election as the next president of NCACE shows the respect and dedication of the national governing body of Coach Educators and the efforts that they make to improve coaching in the United States. Dave's efforts at USSA epitomize the development of quality programs and instruction."
The conference attracted more than 100 attendees representing universities, national governing bodies, youth sport organizations and high school associations as well the USOC and National Federation of State High School Associations. Featured speakers included Ron Mason, Michigan State University athletic director; Dan Varner, CEO of Think Detroit/PAL; and Jack Roberts, executive director Michigan High School Athletic Association. Discussions and workshops were aimed at providing coach educators with information and tools that they can use in their programs.

Falls Creek

Photo: Falls Creek , Cloud Nine area
Inside Running Fair skiing in limited areas Snow Making Description
Today's Weather mostly sunny
Snow Depth Avg 15 cm
Snow Depth Fresh 0 cm
Road Condition Open and Clear
Temperature O/Night -1.8C
Temperature Current -1.7C
Alpine Skiing Conditions Fair

Falls Creek

Sorry To hear of the tragic loss of your "gator man". I know he was respected near that of a national hero. I have seen his show on the discoovery channel, both informative and entertaining. A sad Loss!


Via babel Fish Translation
Fall Hiking _
FKK for the feet: Across pieksende tannenzapfen, gently formed river flints and cotton wool-soft Moos the barefoot path again put on in the kurpark leads you. The 200 meters long way offers a sinnliche experience to you to go with the own feet on experience journey. An experience journey, which energizes the sensory organs, which foot musculature strengthens and promotes at the same time the gleichgewichtsgefuehl. The barefoot path is under shade donating deciduous trees in the midst of the kurparks of mixes and is starting from September daily from 7.30 to 22 o'clock accessibly

Val Gardina - Italy

from 02th September 2006 until 16th September 2006
05.09.2006 - Ortisei
Folklore Festival with musical entertainment 06.09.2006 - Selva Gardena
George McAnthony in concert 10.09.2006 - S. Cristina
Procession in carriage 15.09.2006 - S. Cristina Woodcarving exhibition
Val Gardena

Jackson Hole
For the ultimate Big mountain experience this winter, Jackson Hole Resort Lodging is offering some great special ski and stay packages, including the Steep and Deep Ski Camp Package. Starting at $1,140 per person (double occupancy), the package includes 5 nights in a 1 BR unit in the Village Center Inn AND a 4 day Steep and Deep Ski Camp here at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. For more details - including valid dates, booking and camp information – please visit both the Jackson Hole Resort Lodging and Steep and Deep Ski Camp pages.
NEW TRam ( repost ) JHMR has contracted with Doppelmayr/CTEC to construct the new Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Aerial Tram and anticipates a scheduled opening December 2008. Preliminary discussions are taking place with the Forest Service regarding approvals required for the replacement of the tram. With an increased capacity of 100 passengers per cabin, the uphill capacity will increase to over 600 passengers an hour, pending Forest Service approval. Carney Architects, a local Jackson firm, is developing concepts for bottom and top terminal enclosures. "We hope with this decision Jackson Hole will remain the truly unique place it is for all who love the mountains year round, like we do. When we bought the Resort we knew it needed investment and were prepared for that, but the tram replacement has taken a lot of deep thinking to resolve," stated John Kemmerer III, Owner JHMR. "Our family considers Jackson Hole Mountain Resort an integral part of this incredible community and we feel privileged to be able to leave such a legacy for years to come." Kemmerer added. Jackson Hole


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