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Nitehawk Alpine Ski Team is pleased to announce our returning Head Coach:


Dan Hadley



  • CSCF (Canadian Ski Coach Federation) Level 4 Advanced Skill Training - completed 2014
  • CSCF Level 4 Program Director –completed 2014
  • Advanced Coaching Diploma (formerly NCCP Level 5) Canadian Sport Institute, completed 2014
  • EL, DL Evaluator/Mentor/ Facilitator for CSCF Courses
  • ACA Officials' Program Level 3
  • Member Canadian Alpine Ski Team - Competed at World Cup Level
  • Respect in Sport Module completed April 2019
  • Standard First Aid for Industry Certificate, St. John Ambulance, completed March 2018
  • Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance, CSIA Level 3
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) University of Western Ontario
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) major in Psychology – University of Guelph



 Owner, Director and Head Coach of Alpine Ski Racing Development 1978 – 2018

  •             Conducted summer and winter ski training camps in North America and Europe;


Coach, Program Director,Coach Mentor Experience


  • Current consultant to Club level alpine ski racing programs, parents and athletes in BC, Alberta, Ontario, and across Canada
  •             Coach for athletes from U8/10/12 to FIS/Nor-Am as well as Masters
  •             EL Course conductor, Sun Peaks Sports School, Big White Snow School, Hemlock SC, 2019
  •             Head Coach, Masters Race Program, Sun Peaks, 2019
  •             Prince George Ski Club Program Director 2016 to 2018
  •            Grouse Tyee Ski Club Program Director, North Vancouver, B.C. 2015/16
  •            Craigleith Ski Club, Collingwood, On. - U18/U21/FIS
  • Whistler Mountain Ski Club, Whistler British Columbia
  • Alpine Ski Club, Collingwood, On.


Technical Director - Fundraising ski events


  • Jimmy Heuga Snow Express for MS, programs for MS patients and their families
  • Ski for the Duke of Edinburgh programs to benefit youth


Co-Founder National Ski Academy, Founding Member - Board of Directors, Collingwood, On.


  • Organized the structure of the athletic program - member of athletic committee
  • Coordinated the purchase and up-grading of the physical site to comply with the required regulations
  • Established and worked on the fundraising committee


Chief of Race and Member of Competition Jury/Race Organizing Committee

  • Canadian Senior Championships (technical), Collingwood, On.
  • Nor-Am Slalom, Collingwood, On.
  • March Spring Series: U14-U16, Collingwood, On.
  • World Special Olympics - Collingwood, On. 


Past Technical Advisor – Nik Zoricic Foundation promoting safety in snow sports and providing event safety equipment to clubs, provincial and national organizations

Past Member Alpine Canada Alpin - Masters' Racing Committee

Past Technical Advisor - Atomic Ski Canada 

Past Member, Alpine Canada - Alpine Ontario Division - Competition Safety Committe 






Nitehawk Alpine is very grateful to all of our volunteer coaches who help us each year!  Our club could not operate without the parents and other volunteer coaches who assist each group!  If you are interested in helping coach our skiers, contact a member of the board.