Summer Fitness

It is officially Spring time.  Summer is just around the corner and many of you have big adventure plans.  Adventure is always more fun when you are in good shape.  You could join a cross-fit gym, get on a treadmill, or hit the weights but all you really need is you.  Start this 60 day [...]

How to be a Sponsored Athlete

You have been working hard (maybe, hopefully) and you think your game is good enough to be a brand ambassador for a company.  What does being a sponsored athlete mean?  Is your game good enough to get contest fees and training costs covered by a company? What about taking home cash at the end of [...]

Snowboard gear guide

Find the Right Snowboard Gear There are some challenges when it comes to finding the right gear. For younger smaller kids that can rip there are not a lot of options. All the kids boards seem to be geared towards kids who have never snowboarded before. For bigger older kids it feels like there are [...]

Snowboard Competition from the Coach

It has been a long and fun snowboard season.  Whether its about competing or just gaining new skills, the snow, the weather, and the mountains in Summit County, Colorado have been on point this year.  For some snowboarders, the season ends with USASA nationals at Copper Mountain April 1-8 2017.  For other snowboarders the season [...]

Welcome

Welcome to coachmattyv.com.  This is a blog for coaches of all kinds, though we mainly focus on action sports.  If you browse around the different categories in the menu you will find info on child development, how to build more skills on your snowboard and mountain bike, what is the best snowboard and mountain bike [...]