2016-2017 Alberta World Cup
Chris Jeffries | High Performance Program Director
Year of Birth: 1976
Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Years coaching the Academy: 7
- 2006 Olympian
Favorite Place to Ski: Gatineau, QC
Favorite Recovery Meal: Pasties!
Interesting Fact about Chris: He has a child!
Scott Perras | High Performance Coach
Year of Birth: 1983
Hometown: Regina, SK
Years coaching the Academy: 1
- Represented Canada in Biathlon for almost a decade
Favorite Place to Ski: Silver Star, BC or anywhere in Norway
Favorite Recovery Meal: Anything he didn’t have to prepare
Words I live by: “Thinking is much harder than pouting, but it’s more productive!” ~ Rex Murphy
Interesting Fact about Scott: He told his parents when he was 12 that one day he would live in the mountains.
- Swix Team Supplier
Keegan Brooks | Technical Support
- Grew up in Kelowna BC and first started skiing at Telemark Nordic Club when I was 18
- Moved to Edmonton AB when he was 20 to finish a BA in Human Geography
- Started working with the Academy last year while still working at Track N Trail in Edmonton
- Skied with Edmonton Nordic and I learned how to race wax while competing in Biathlon
- Work at Hardcore Bikes in Edmonton during the summer months as a bike mechanic.
- Being a ski racing fan my favorite part about working with the Academy is seeing the fastest skiers in the country compete.
- My favorite brush is the Red Creek Oval Steel
- My favorite glide wax is Start SF30
- My favorite klister is Rode Multigrade
- My favorite ice cream is anything from D Dutchman Diary in Sciamous BC