Parenting Young Elite Athletes

Rad Kids Every year another crop of future U.S. team members join us in the Team Summit Snowboard Program.  Some of the kids show up expecting to play and have fun in the snow, some show up motivated to ride and learn tricks that they saw Scotty Stevens do on youtube, and some are not [...]

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 [...]