November 21, 2019

Coaches

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Biathlon Head Coach

Coach Chris Halldorson became the Telemark Biathlon Head Coach in 2015. Chris began skiing when he was 2 years old and entered his first biathlon race at age 14. Chris has extensive coaching experience in both Biathlon and Cross Country Skiing, having previous coached with Biathlon Ontario, Biathlon Alberta and was formerly the head coach for Chelsea Nordique. Chris is a passionate nordic skier and will still jump into a race when he can.
Chris is certified at the Competition Development “Learn to Compete” level in biathlon and trained to the Competition Introduction “Train to Train” level in Cross Country Skiing.

Biathlon Volunteer Coaches

Michelle Banser: Biathlon Gold, IC2

Michelle assist with the regional races and Biathlon BC Cup races.

Tekarra Banser: Biathlon Gold

Tekarra assists with coaching our Bears.

Murray Carlson: Biathlon Gold, Biathlon Silver Learning Facilitator

Murray coaches our Bears.  Murray is one of our Masters biathletes and the chair of the Telemark Biathlon Committee.

Kira Friesen, Biathlon Gold

Kira assists with coaching our Bears.

Lorraine Friesen: CC, Biathlon Gold, IC2

Lorraine coaches our Bears, Development and Advanced biathlon programs  Lorraine is also the Vice Chair of the Telemark Biathlon Committee.

Shayne Friesen: Biathlon Gold

Shayne coaches our Bears.

Andrew Hay: CC, L2T, Biathlon Gold, IC2, Biathlon Silver Learning Facilitator

Andrew assists with coaching our Adult biathlon programs.

Colton Hay: Biathlon Gold

Colton assists with coaching our Development Athletes.

Cathy MacKenzie: IC1

Cathy coaches our Adult and Cadet biathletes.

Carson MacKenzie: IC2

Carson assists with coaching our Adult biathletes.

Richard MacKenzie: IC2

Richard coaches our Adult and Cadet biathletes.

Marianne Morgan: IC1

Marianne assists with the regional races and Biathlon BC Cup races.

Evan Smailes: IC1

Evan assists with the regional races and Biathlon BC Cup races.