Junior Development Team

CMBC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Development Team Registration

Junior Team Training Calendar

Mission:

The CMBC Junior Development Team will educate and train athletes on how to become successful Biathlon competitors. The program will provide athletes 9 to 20 years of age the opportunity to train and compete at a higher level with the goal of becoming a competitive racer. Athletes will learn the importance of sport specific training, technique, strength, endurance, agility, precision, accuracy and speed. This will be accomplished through year round training with a group of highly motivated athletes and coaches, individualized training plans and race support. These components will be combined with the camaraderie and teamwork required to foster the positive working environment necessary for success at the competitive level.

Quality Coaching:
Coaching is led by Head Coach, Rob Rosser. Rob also serves as a coach for the U.S. Paralympic Nordic and Biathlon team and also directs their athlete recruitment. Rob was an Olympian in the 1998 games in Nagano, 3 time North American Biathlon Champion, 5 time U.S. National Champion, former U.S. Army World Class Athlete (WCAP) team and National Guard Biathlon. Captain Rosser spent 21 yrs in the Army National Guard and is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran. “This sport has been great to me as an athlete and a person. Now as a coach, I also get to pay it forward to others. I am a firm believer that sport teaches us valuable lessons and builds positive character traits that stick with us for the rest of our lives. Traits such as discipline, work ethic, team cohesion, and teamwork will help kids succeed in school, family, occupation, and sport. Participation in sports ultimately builds better citizens.”

CMBC also utilizes quality assistant coaches to facilitate workouts. Assistant coaching staff still TBD.

 

Cost:
$1500 per year (May 2014 to April 2015)

Includes:

  • Year round individual training plan, resource binder and monitoring
  • Monthly team 2 day training block with head coach
  • 1 one-on-one ski training and 1 one-on-one shooting and planning session with each athlete
  • 1 x week Biathlon specific training session (June through August)
  • 2 x week Nordic training sessions (June through August)
  • Travel Camps: Summer Montana Camp & West Yellowstone Ski Festival Camp (cost of travel not included)
  • Winter Ski Technique Sessions (schedule TBD)
  • Nutritional guidance (hand outs will be provided and talks during training sessions)
  • Goal setting and Race schedule
  • Equipment purchase guidance
  • CMBC membership
  • High Vis Training T-shirt
  • Team members can participate in all CMBC activities at no additional costs.

Expectations for Athletes:

  • Have Current membership of USBA and Stuckenhoff Shooters Complex
  • Have Dedication to year round training
  • Be Committed to excellence on and off the trail
  • Have Excellent communication with coaches about anything that could impact your training and performance
  • Own roller skis, bike, heart rate monitor, skate skis and rifle (talk to us if you do not own these, loaner equipment can be made available)
  • Turn in a weekly training log on Sunday; keeping total of year’s training turned in at end of year with written summary of year’s training
  • Be active in the CMBC community volunteer & participate at club activities, assist with fundraising, thank donors, spread the word…
2013/2014 Elite Team

2013/2014 Elite Team: Kit Kat Gruner, Jake Pearson, Coach Rob Rosser, Rylie Garner, Chloe Sale and Madison Tinker Madsen.

Team CMBC at US Biathlon Nationals.  Madison Tinker, Rylie Garner, Katherine Gruner, Christian Bjorklund and Jake Pearson.

Team CMBC at US Biathlon Nationals. Madison Tinker, Rylie Garner, Katherine Gruner, Christian Bjorklund and Jake Pearson.

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