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Michael Janyk

Executive Director

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Blanca de la Rosa

Office Manager

Blanca grew up in Monterrey, Mexico and moved to Canada to complete her bachelor’s in Marketing and Communications in Victoria. She has had strategic planning roles with Labatts Brewery and Sol Brewery, marketing roles with Schneider Electric and she was a Business Development Manager for ACD Systems. More recently she was a business owner in the hospitality industry and worked as a licensed insurance agent.

Blanca has two ski racing daugthers in WMSC and enjoys cross country skiing in the winter and hiking and boating with her family in the summer.

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Richard Jagger |Train to Compete

FIS Lead Coach

Richard is a coach with a very experienced history in ski racing in Canada. Since 1990, Richard has worked as a club coach, club director and head coach of the Men’s Alberta Ski Team. The past three years Richard has been a coach with the Canadian Ski Team with the men’s world cup group. Richard is a Canadian Ski Coaches Federation, Level 3 High Performance Coach and a Canadian Ski Instructors Association Level 3 Ski Instructor. Now after three years of coaching at the highest level in ski racing, Richard welcomes the opportunity to be working with youth again at the Whistler Mountain Ski Club. Richard’s belief that it is crucial to the development of excellent skills and performance in young athletes that they are provided the experienced and passionate people leading their sport development. Although Richard’s home has been in Alberta’s Rocky Mountain’s, he has been living in Whistler for the past three years with his wife Lucinda. When not working and skiing, you can find both of them sailing, climbing or enjoying all the opportunities for adventure the coast and the mountains have to offer.

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Jessica Haslau

FIS Coach

Jessica grew up skiing in Mt. Buller Australia and as an athlete was a member of the Mt Buller Race Club. She was twice selected to the Australian National Alpine Team and is a Level 200 USSA Coach and Level 4 APSI Instructor, trainer and examiner having received her first qualification at 15 years of age. She took her passion for skiing, racing and coaching with her family to Winter Park , Colorado where she spent over 13 winters competing at the FIS/Nor Am level training with the Winter Park Competition Centre (WPCC) and later coaching with WPCC and the family run ski camp.

For the last ten winters, Jessica has coached for the Mt Buller Race Club as a senior and head coach and has been fortunate to travel the world ski racing and coaching in places like New Zealand, Canada, United states and many parts of Europe. Along the way she has taken the opportunity to do a lot of free skiing and backcountry skiing and off snow, enjoys surfing, horses and riding her bike and competing in triathlons.

The Whistler Mountain Ski Club is very excited to welcome her to the coaching staff of the WMSC FIS team.

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Matou Martinal

FIS Coach

I am Mateo MARTINAL
I am 29 years old and I come from Val d’Isere in France.
I was a ski racer until I was 18 and after 2 years in FIS I stopped competing.
I then started my ski instructor diploma.
At 21 I started my coaching career in Val d’Isere with the U10’s for 2 years and then I coached the U16’s and U18’s for 5 years.
I am very happy to have the chance to coach this year in Whistler and I will do my best to create an environment that is fun and leads to good results to all athletes.
Mateo is his name, but you can call him Matou. Matou is a ski coach from France.

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Sandy Nattress

U16 Lead Coach

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Marie Desrosier

U16 Coach

Marie grew up ski racing on the East coast. She raced on FIS, University and Nor-Am circuits, representing the University of Montréal and Canada. Passionate about skiing since forever, she wants to share her knowledge and her love for the sport.

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Bob Armstrong

U16 Coach & Sponsorship & Marketing Manager

Before moving his family to Whistler nine years ago to pursue his lifelong dream of living in the mountains, Bob was the Executive Vice President of the Toronto office of Global Executive Search firm DHR International, based in Chicago. Prior to DHR, Bob held many senior level roles with major global organizations. Bob is the past Chairman of the Board of Special Olympics Ontario and was an active member of the Board of HealthyMinds Canada (formerly the Canadian Mental Health Commissions Foundation). He has been involved with other non-profit organizations throughout his career such as Toronto’s Ronald McDonald House , The Asthma Society of Canada and Fusion Learning. Bob has also had the privilege of leading WMSC as the Executive Director during two very unique time periods, ultimately assisting in the recruiting of both Mark Tilston and now Mike Janyk. Bob is a former ski racer with thirty plus years of coaching, equipping him with vast experience in coaching young ski racers. Bob was also an active member of the Holimont Racing Club Board. He lives in Whistler with his wife Anne. They have 2 adult children, Maddie and Harry, both former competitive ski racers.

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Jose Carne

U16 Coach

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Dave Duncan

U16 Coach

Originally from Ontario, Dave fostered his love of skiing and racing on the hundred vertical feet of Boler Mountain. Between Alaska and BC, Dave has called the West home the last twenty years. As a former national ski cross team member for twelve years, Dave has a wide range of athletic experience that also includes his alpine years in NCAA and on the Ontario provincial team.
Previously, Dave has coached with the Golden Kicking Horse Alpine Team (GKHAT) and takes great pride in motivating athletes to reach their full potential.

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Chloe Sigouin

U14 Lead Coach

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Gloria Costa

U14 Coach

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Bob Deeks

U14 Coach

Bob is a legend in the Whistler Valley and in the Canadian ski coaching world. He has coached skiing since 1979. Bob hails from Craigleith Ski Club in Ontario. When he moved to Whistler in 1988, he started coaching with the Blackcomb Ski Club. His no nonsense coaching style has won over many athletes and parents alike. He is a coach of few words and a fierce competitive spirit. He cares deeply for his athletes, their ski development and their growth as good humans. He is proud to have coached many future Olympians. He is also proud that his daughter is in the U16 program and his son is with the Sr. Freeride Club. He counts himself lucky to know his children share his passion for skiing.

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William Goneau

U14 Coach

William has been skiing since he was 18 months old. Passionate ever since, he grew up ski racing on the ice coast and made the provincial team when he was 17. He then raced on the Nor-Am circuit for three years. He moved to Whistler this year, sharing his knowledge and his passion for skiing.

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Bruno Beaudoin

U14 Coach

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Scott Waldrum

U14 Coach

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Jack Evans

U12 Lead Coach

Jack grew up away from the mountains in London, UK and found his love for skiing on dry ski slopes. He raced on the British national team and switched to coaching at age 19. He began his coaching career with the WMSC U16 team and moved on to manage Treble Cone Racing Team, New Zealand and Supreme Ski School, France. He most recently coached on the Europa Cup tour and started Supreme Performance Training Camps targeting ski instructors looking to achieve their level 4 in Europe.
Jack hopes to pass on his knowledge gained from his travels and love for the mountains to future generations. Another key focus of Jack’s is to prepare the kids for older age groups at the club and develop a skillset enabling them to explore all terrain and areas that Whistler has to offer.

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Charlotte Uskoski

U12 Coach

My name is Charlotte and this will be my first season with the WMSC. I have spent 18 seasons as part of the Whistler Blackcomb snow school working in a variety of roles, most notably as a RDP coach for 10 seasons. I have been teaching and coaching snow sports since I was 15 (fun fact, I have been a CSIA member for 25+ years) and cannot imagine a different way to spend the winter. I love being a part of your children’s learning and development and find skiing such a great venue for turning them into functional young adults. I am looking forward to spending the weekends with a pack of kids who love to ski.
I hold my CSIA level 3, my ISIA stamp and am ACA entry and development level trained. I have a bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetics from UBC and look forward to continuing my professional development as a member of the ski club this winter.
Some trivia about me? Well, my favorite run is West Cirque, I love storm days with snow and wind, lots of snow and lots of wind and my favorite ice cream is plain ’ol vanilla. When I am not at work I am at home in Squamish with my husband and 2 daughters who are 11 and 7.

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Britt Tilston

U12 Coach

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Aidan Walters

U12 Coach

Aidan grew up skiing in Ontario on hills rather than mountains. Ski racing out east developed his love for the sport and has set him chasing the mountains across the country. Aidan spent 3 years racing FIS, two with the SOD ski team and one in Europe. He recently moved out to BC to study at Quest University and began his coaching career up at Whistler this season. This year he added an EL coaching course to his extensive list of certifications from summer-time wilderness guiding. Aidan is excited to start the next chapter of his skiing journey with the U12 program and share both his experiences and love of the sport with the next generation of ski racers.

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Adam Usher

U12 Coach

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Craig Glenday

U12 Coach

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Christine Cogger

Whistler Cup Administrator

Christine has over 15 years of event operations, production and marketing experience and has been with the Whistler Cup for the last 3 years. In addition to the Whistler Cup, she is also the race director for IRONMAN Canada and works on several other local events. A resident of Pemberton, she has 3 active kids, loves skiing and endurance sports. She adores coffee and hates tomatoes.

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Marie-Anne Prevost

Office Assistant

Marie-Anne is a long time Whistler local. She is a fitness professional and coach. Her passion for children’s sports has fueled many of her career endeavors. Working at the ski club fits in perfectly with her personal and professional values.

Locations

Whistler Mountain Ski Club

(p) (604) 932-4644

info@wmsc.info

Postal code V8E 0B6

Business Hours
Monday to Friday 9 am to 4:00 pm

2028 Rob Boyd Way, Whistler, British Columbia, CA