Athlete Age Classifications by Sport

All U.S. Ski & Snowboard members turning 17 years of age during the season, or older, are required to complete one or more of the following requirements.

  • SafeSport Training
  • Background screening
  • Introduction to Avalanches Course training - new this season
  • Coaching Fundamentals Course (for non-certified coaches)

Please note, all requirements are currently biannual with the exception of SafeSport training, which is required annually.

Short-term members and those alpine masters who are not in regular contact with or in a position of authority over athletes are excluded from these requirements.