Village Freestyle D-Team is a freestyle snowboard and twin-tip development
program administered under the Midwest Sports Development League (MSDL), which
provides a team and competitive venue to develop the freestyle skills of each
athlete. If you’re interested in learning to grind rails or catch big air in
the terrain park, with the chance to showcase your skills in a competitive
environment, this program is for you! We have a dedicated staff of highly
experienced freestyle skiers and snowboarders who can teach you anything from
the basics to the more difficult advanced level tricks as you progress in
ability. We strive to deliver a fun, safe, learning environment for all
athletes to unlock their full potential regardless of age, gender or ability.
Our team is growing, and we’d love to have you be a part of it! Come out and
join us and build a lifetime of friendships and confidence!
to be between the ages of 6-17. Age is determined by birth date on September
1st. All athletes must be strong intermediate skiers/riders and must be
able to ride the rope tow and chairlift without the assistance of an
adult. All athletes are required to wear helmets at all times.
consists of 7 training days at Welch Village and 4 competitions at other local
ski areas (see competition schedule below). All practice sessions will be held
in the Welch Village Terrain Park. The team will practice on Sundays from
noon-3pm on the following dates: December 10 and 17, January 7, 14, and
28, February 11 and 18.
Thursday Hot Laps (NEW THIS YEAR!)
add on 9 additional training nights at the Welch Village Terrain Park for an
additional coaching fee (see pricing below). While these Thursday night
practices are not required for athletes to be part of the team, we do strongly
encourage the additional sessions to ensure each athlete is putting in the time
with our coaches that is needed to excel progression! These night practice
sessions will be held on the following Thursday nights in the Welch Village
Terrain Park from 6:00PM to 8:00PM: January 4, 11, 18, 25; February 1,
8, 15, 22; March 1.
Coaching Fee: $350 for Sunday practices and competitions only; $150
for Thursday Hot Laps add on.
Registration Pricing: If registered and paid before 10/31/17, the coaching fees
will be as followings: $325 for Sunday practices and competitions only; $135 for Thursday Hot Laps add on.
for 17/18 season will be open soon! Registration will close on Sunday, December
There are 4
competitions that our team will participate in during the season, all of which
are at other local ski areas. For each competition, each athlete is required to
purchase a lift ticket at the host ski area. Competitions include both
slope-style and big air events with judges. Sunday competitions run from 8:30AM
schedule: Jan. 21 @ Buck Hill; Feb. 4th @ Trollhaugen (Boarder/Skier Cross
Event); Feb. 25th @ Afton Alps; March 4th @ Wild Mountain. If you have any questions about the Welch Village Free-Style D-Team Program,
please email our head coach Tony Seyffer at firstname.lastname@example.org.