U.S. Ski and Snowboard encompass a variety of Sport Programs aimed at developing athletes to participate at the highest level of competition, all focusing on representing the United States on the international stage. In order to develop and achieve success, U.S. Ski & Snowboard provides a pipeline, criteria and support system for athletes, coaches, and officials, including supporting medical staff.
The goal of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Athlete Development Pipeline system is to achieve success and win at every level of international competition! The pipeline system is designed to provide a clear path for achievement in the sport of skiing and snowboarding,
Advancement through U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Athlete Development Pipeline is based on tangible, objective selection criteria. At each level, from grassroots club-level events to Olympics, athletes advance based on athletic performance in events as well as on ranking or points lists.
The High Performance department applies best practices in sport science and sports medicine to support America’s Olympic skiing and snowboarding athletes and coaches.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Training Systems provide long-term athlete development from their introduction to the sport through the pinnacle of their career.
SkillsQuest is a cornerstone of U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Training Systems, designed to motivate and reward athletes in working toward and improving abilities in the key areas of emphasis.
Regions and Divisions are geographic, structural units to organize and manage sport programs below the national level.