Youth/ Junior/Senior/Masters Development Seasonal and Year Round Programs
Get ready for biathlon racing with fun ski specific work outs and shooting combo drills. XC Ski and Biathlon Technique lessons. Beginners and all abilities welcome. It is not required to own a rifle.s
Wednesday evenings 6:00 – 7:30,
Saturdays & Sundays (32 Sessions) ·
Shooting and Ski Instruction ·
Program begins Dec 5th ·
Program ends Feb 25th ·
Discover biathlon! This exciting sport blends the challenge of cross-country skate skiing and rifle marksmanship into a unique and engaging sport for all ages. Casper’s world class biathlon range is the focal point of the sport in Wyoming. Our fun and friendly races and training groups are your portal to this beneficial and thrilling activity for you and your family. You do not need to own a rifle or skis; payment of program fees allows you to use CMBC rifles at no additional charge, and ammunition is available for sale at the range. Both electronic and .22 rifles are available.
Family Friendly activity!
Sunday’s 3:00 – 4:30 (10 Sessions) ·
Shooting & Ski Instruction ·
Program begins Dec 10 ·
Programs Ends Feb 25 ·
YOUTH/JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT & COMPETITION TEAM
The CMBC Junior Development Program will educate and train athletes on how to become successful Nordic & Biathlon athletes and competitors. The program will provide athletes 7 to 20 years of age the opportunity to train and compete at a higher level. The program focuses on Nordic ski technique development, strength, systematic endurance training, marksmanship for biathletes and fun! Athletes will learn the importance of sport specific training, skill development, strength, endurance, agility, precision, accuracy and speed. This will be accomplished through weekly training and focus 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. This program works with each individual athlete on goal setting and planning. CMBC will work with athletes to achieve goals in both Nordic and Biathlon. As with any program, the participants will get more out of it when they put more into it. With CMBC, Nordic athletes will receive individual attention in both skiing and shooting that will give them a competitive advantage. Beginners are welcome!! You do not have to own a rifle to participate.
Winter Program Includes:
§ Weekly Training Schedule.
2 to 6 per week depending on age and team choice (see calendar for practice & race dates)
§ Holiday Break Biathlon Camp, December 21 – 24 in Casper
§ Weekend training and open range sessions/TBD depending on finalized race schedule
§ Coaching & Race Support at selected races
§ CMBC annual membership
Expectations for Athletes
§ Have current USBA membership
§ Have current USSA membership (only if racing Nordic) § Have Natrona County Ski Pass
§ Turn in a weekly training log on Sunday (U14 and up only) § Have excellent communication with both CMBC
§ Work hard, have fun and be an excellent team member
COMPETITION TEAM Alpha – Training 6 x per week. Monday’s Off, Training Tues – Sunday (96 Sessions) $900 This program is designed for athletes ages 13 and older wishing to train full time and participate in both XC ski and biathlon races.
XC Ski Only. (76 sessions) The XC Ski Only option is designed for athletes 13 and older wishing to train specifically for XC skiing, both classic and skate techniques, and wishes to participate in U.S. Ski & Snowboard Racing.
Bravo – Training 4 x per week. Monday’s Off (64 Sessions) $500 Program Begins Dec 1 Program Ends April 1 This program is designed for athletes 7 to 12 years old or athletes who are only able to commit to a part time training schedule.
Our youth athletes have seen biathlon success as US Biathlon National Champions, US Biathlon Youth World Team members and US Biathlon Youth/Junior Development team members. CMBC athletes have also experienced cross country ski success as the top U20 male, top U18 female and top 1 and 2 U14 females in the High Plains USSA Division. CMBC is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization and is a registered club of both US Biathlon and United States Ski and Snowboard Association.
The year round plan can be broken up into season programs and camps – see registration
Casper Mountain Biathlon Club offers top notch training with coaches who have competed and coached at the Olympic & Paralympic level. We offer year round programs from the introductory to the elite level.
- Year Round Training
- Adult & Masters Clinics
- Youth Clinics & Camps
- Adaptive Biathlon
- Programs specifically for Veterans with Disability
- Equipment Rental
- Individual Training Plans
- Custom Events
- School Programs
- Introductory Programs
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Coaching is directed by Head Coach, Rob Rosser. Rob also serves as a coach for the U.S. Paralympic Nordic and Biathlon team. 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.
Biathlon coaching is also provided by Harry Brubaker,a former Wyoming National Guard Biathlon Team member. Harry Brubaker retired from the Wyoming National Guard as a Lieutenant Colonel and later from the Army Reserves as a Colonel. He skied on the Wyoming National Guard Biathlon Team from 1978 through 1996, competing at the National Guard Bureau Championships each year, which involved National Guard teams from twenty-two states. Harry has served as a Natrona County School District cross-country ski coach for sixteen years. Harry has also served as a biathlon coach at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Quality Assistant Coaches will also be utilized at Nordic and Biathlon Training sessions.
School Groups - Biathlon PE
Biathlon PE field trips can be scheduled seven days a week during school hours or after school. Students will receive instruction and guided practice in cross country skiing and biathlon marksmanship. The club uses electronic infrared rifles to safely introduce the sport to beginners. Cross country ski equipment and trail passes are provided. We welcome students of all abilities; adaptive equipment is available for students with disabilities or special needs. Biathlon PE Event Request Form School Program Flyer