Freestyle ontario's Coach Programs

Freestyle Ontario offers Canada’s only freestyle specific coach training program, created and developed by Freestyle Canada. Freestyle Canada’s coach pathway teaches coaches the progressions required for athletes to learn today’s most advanced maneuvers in park, pipe and moguls. The courses offered  by Freestyle Ontario are recognized by the National Coaches Certification Program (NCCP) and required for all Freestyle Coaches working at ski clubs/resorts across Canada.

Using trampoline, water-ramp, air bag and on-snow components candidates learn how to train athletes everything from their first back flip on trampoline, up to their first doubles on snow.  Ontario Ski Hills are looking for qualified coaches to lead their freestyle programs, and develop Canada's best freestyle skiers.

This page hold the following information for Ontario Coaches:

  • Freestyle Ontario's upcoming scheduled coaching courses 
  • Freestyle Canada Coach Pathway Overview
  • Available funding and professional development opportunities for Ontario coaches 
  • Freestyle Canada membership and licence information




Introduced competitive style Mogul skiing skills in wave and moguls, also introducing jumping in the moguls.
Helmet, recommended tuned narrow straight skis (under 95 mm underfoot)
Comfortable with advanced carved turns on black and off-piste terrain. Candidates must be able

Performance expectations:

Prerequisites: Equivalents:
How to find a course: Recommended Cost: Number of Days:

to carve in the wave and show good timing in the moguls
TSM 1 or CSIA level 2 or CSCF Entry level coach, CFSA membership license none 

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Freestyle ontario's Coach Course Calendar

Mogul Build Clinic February 21st  Horseshoe Resort- Free -Sign up required

Super Coach Academy Coming April 30-May 21st 2017

Park and Pipe March 5-6-7 MSLM SOR-$350

Club Coach March 24-25-26 Calabogie  NCR-$350

Air 2 March 24-25-26 Vertical Zone SOR-$350

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All interested candidates please email


Coaching Courses are offered by Freestyle Ontario in partnership with Freestyle Canada. Coaches begin the coach pathway with the Entry Level Club Coach Course and then can move on to the 7 Supercoach Course Modules.

  1. Club Coach Course:  This is the Entry-Level Freestyle Coaching Course required for all freestyle Coaches in Canada. Upon completion of the on-snow workshop coaches can teach Jumps & Bumps Level Club Program in Park, Pipe & Moguls. The Club Coach Course is a 3 Day On-Snow Workshop, with on hill Evaluation. Coaches must complete post-course evaluation to gain full certification.  

    *This course is not the same as the CSIA Park & Pipe Module. The CFSA Club Coach Course is a more comprehensive course for people looking to train athletes in a freestyle environment. The CFSA Club Coach Course allows coaches to move on to more freestyle specific training where as the CSIA Park & Pipe Course is the highest level in freestyle a CSIA instructor can achieve.

  2. Supercoach Program:  The Supercoach Program includes 7 courses for coaches moving into the NCCP's Competition Introduction Phase. These courses are eligible for a 70% bursary with the Coaches Association of Ontario and prepare coaches for training their athletes in competitive and high performance environments. The Air 1 - Air 4 Courses are trampoline, water ramp and on-snow courses and make up the CFSA's Air Qualification pathway for Coaches. Coaches learn how to train and qualify inverts in these different setting in a safe and advanced manner. Upon completion, coaches can teach Team or Freestylerz programs and Trampoline Programs. These courses are offered in the summer months in Whistler B.C., or in Ontario throughout the year. 

    • Air 1* - Introduction to acrobatic skills on tramp (No prerequisite for this course)
    • Air 2 - Advanced acrobatic skills on tramp
    • Air 3 - Coaching invert acrobatic skill in the Water Ramp and Airbag environments
    • Air 4 - Coaching invert acrobatic skill in the on-snow environments
    • Technical Skiing Module 1 - Introduction to flat skiing skills
    • Technical Skiing Module 2 - Mogul and Wave tank skills
    • Park & Pipe Module - Coaching advanced jump, rail, and halfpipe skills
  3. Competition Development Program: 

    • Moguls Certification
    • Slopestyle Certification
    • Halfpipe Certification

2016-2017 Coach Development Program

Freestyle Ontario is proud to announce the launch of the 2016-2017 Coach Development Program.  The goal of this program is to improve the quality of Ontario's coaches working at the Train to Train level. The program will achieve this goal through providing financial assistance to coaches who have demonstrated an ability, commitment, and desire to develop Ontario's Train to Train freestyle skiers within a long-term high performance context.

To download the application package, please click here.

Freestyle Ontario would like to thank the Government of Ontario for their continued support of high performance freestyle skiing in the province.

Freestyle canada Membership and Licence

All participant attending Freestyle Ski Coaching Courses must be members in good standing with Freestyle Canada and Freestyle Ontario. A minimum of a Freestyle Canada Can Free 1&2 Licence is required. Active coaches require at full Coach Licence.

Freestyle Ontario will make its best effort to reduce costs to the coach candidates. However coach course candidates are responsible for their own lift tickets, food, travel, etc.

Coaching Bursary

The Coaches Association of Ontario has a bursary program that will pay for 70% of the cost of your course (while funds last). This includes all coaching modules except the Club Coach. Please see the Coaches Association of Ontario website and this short video for more information.