The Omineca Ski Club have organized a coaching course for the Community Coaching (Silver and Gold) levels in Burns Lake on the weekend of May 30/31.

The course will be held at the Omineca Ski Club, at 3242 Ski Club Road, 6km south of Burns Lake on Hwy 35.

The cost for the course is $105 per participant. Registration is available on zone4 until May 10th at the following link:

If you have any questions about the course please contact Waneta Nealis at

Here are some details about the Community Coach levels:

Community Coach Silver: This introductory 8-hour workshop will teach you the fundamentals of skiing and shooting while also equipping you with the skills needed to teach them to athletes from ages 8-12. The workshop is designed for individuals looking to become assistant coaches at their local club or club volunteers. A membership to Biathlon Canada is a required to take this workshop, as is basic skiing and shooting ability.

Community Coach Gold: Progress to the next level of your coaching career by taking this workshop which will set you up to run your club’s Biathlon Bears program as the head coach. During this in-class and on-range course, basic safety, technical fundamentals, delivery of lesson plans, and how to successfully coordinate and grow your Biathlon Bears program will be covered. Completion of Community Coach Silver is required to take this workshop.