Y O U T H M E N T O R S H I P & D E VE L O P M E N T
WHAT IS IT?
Year-round mentorship and development program, aimed at helping young mountain bike riders realize their full potential, both on and off the bike!
Creating a space for not only mountain bike skill development, but also providing a training ground for virtues such as integrity, respect, resilience, focus, self-improvement, and self-worth that is not tied to results or achievements ... all while having fun!
High quality mentorship & development tailored to the needs and specifications of each athlete, in preparation for any chosen pathway along the Long-Term Athlete Development Plan.
Enriched sense of community, team environment and sense of belonging!
Fun, Fitness & Fundamentals
Community & Bikes For Life
WHO IS IT FOR?
Geared towards strong-intermediate to advanced youth, committed to progression and personal growth.
Requests considered and encouraged for younger or older riders, if they feel this program would be a fit.
HILLTOP MTB SPECIFIC
REGULAR WEEKLY PRACTICES, OFF-SEASON RIDES/CAMPS, WORKSHOPS & INDIVIDUAL CHECK-INS:
Pre-Season take place in March and includes a team meet & greet, training camp & spring-break rides or other special events.
Spring session runs from April to end of June and includes 10 regular weeks of practices, monthly training camps, learning and development workshops as well as regular individual check-ins.
Summer session runs from July to September and includes 8 regular weeks of practices, monthly training camps, learning and development workshops, race-support or coach development training as well as regular individual check-ins.
**planned competition breaks and mid-summer break**
Fall session runs from September to October and includes 5 regular weeks of practice, monthly training camps, learning and development workshops as well as regular individual check-ins.
Off-season runs from October to end of February and includes monthly team rides/training camps, workshops, regular individual check-ins and other special events to promote a cohesive community and team environment.
Competition/race support and introduction to the Annual Training Plan via "Training Peaks"
Learn how to prepare for an event, set goals & measure success
Learn about/implement/improve journaling, visualisation and debriefing strategies
Coach mentorship support
Access to first aid and coach certification training courses
On going professional development and employement opportunities
We are excited to offer a portion of our mentorship program in collaboration with the Sea to Sky’s leading coaches and businesses!
We are collaborating with Strand Training, which will expand the opportunity for our athletes to meet, learn, ride and grow with other likeminded riders throughout Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton, between April and September!
Build relationships with riders in neighboring communities all while learning and having fun!
MONTHLY TRAINING CAMPS
Saturday's 10am-4pm as follows:
- April 17, 2021 (collaborative camp in Squamish)
- May 15, 2021
- June 12, 2021
- July 17, 2021
- August 21, 2021
- September 18, 2021 (collaborative camp in Whistler/Pemberton)
Group training camps will cover on-bike skills and mental strength techniques, alongside competitive strategy coaching.
**Unless otherwise noted, training camps will take place in Squamish**
JOINING JAIME ARE
GUEST COACHES MIRANDA MILLER &
ALSO INCLUDED IN YOUR PLAN
Regular communication about your child's progress
Annual "report card" providing personalized feedback and growth strategies
MONTHLY VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS
Thursday's 7pm-8pm as follows:
April 22, 2021
May 20, 2021
June 17, 2021
July 15, 2021
August 26, 2021
September 23, 2021
Zoom workshop will include key-note speakers covering topics such as:
Navigating the athletic world
Lessons from injuries and redefining failure
Breathwork and mindfulness
Other important tools to naviagte the mountain bike industry and life!
Monthly individual check-ins with your mentor Jaime, tailored to each individual athletes goals and objectives.
This is an opportunity to explore personal goals/objectives, reflect on the month of riding and/or workshops, or tackle any other questions you might have!
SEA TO SKY COLLABORATIVE TRAINING CAMPS, VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS & PERSONAL CHECK-INS!
PRICING FOR ANNUAL MENTORSHIP & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
MONTHLY PRICING IF BOOKED AFTER FEB. 28, 2021
2021 PROGRAM FULL!
All atheltes registered for our annual program receive a Hilltop MTB "Swag Bag" and 15% off any other Hilltop MTB programming