SKI CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN
Amanda has joined the Ski Club of Great Britain team during an exciting time in its history. Founded in 1903, The Ski Club is the biggest snowsports community in the UK with 26,000 members. The Ski Club connects people who have a passion for skiing, by providing unique snowsports experiences and mountain education. The influence of the SKi Club in the UK snowsports industry means that its members benefit from over 200 discounts on snowsports products and services. Amanda is helping to develop the club's strategy to make it compelling and engaging now and in the future. Find out more about the Ski Club here: skiclub.co.uk
PARALYMPIC LEAD COACH
As GB's Paralympic Lead Coach, Amanda led a team of support staff and assistant coaches to create a positive, athlete centred team environment. By analysing every aspect of performance and collaborating with the support team, Amanda's athletes were able to achieve their best performances at the Winter Paralympic Games 2018 in Pyeongchang. They won a total of seven medals and two of her athletes were crowned Paralympic Champions to come home as Paralympics GB's most successful Winter Paralympic Games team. Amanda was awarded the Mussabini Medal by UK Coaching and the Arnold Lunn Medal by the Kandahar Ski Club for her achievement.
BASI NATIONAL EDUCATION TEAM
Selected as a member of the national snowsports instructor education team on the merits of her impressive skiing skills, breadth and depth of her knowledge and understanding along with her inspirational presenting skills. This team is tasked with designing and delivering training to BASI's training body at the annual Trainers Conference and to the international snowsports instructor community at the world snowsports instructor conference, Interski.
As a British Association of Snowsport Instructors Trainer, Amanda runs ski instructor and coach training and examination courses. Amanda is one of the few Trainers who deliver courses to the highest level and running these courses require excellent mentoring, teaching and climate setting skills. Amanda always makes sure that her students leave her courses with improved knowledge and understanding, along with developments in their teaching and skiing skills, giving them the best chance in reaching the assessment criteria.