Steve has been involved in sport for his whole life which led him to a degree in Sports and Exercise Science from Loughborough in the UK. After relocating to Whistler his interest has grown in the performance side of the sports Whistler has to offer. Qualified as course conductor with both the Professional Mountain Bike Instructors Association and the Canadian Ski Instructors Association, Steve has a great understanding of teaching and learning and looks to apply this to Instinct Developments programs.
Over the last few years Steve has been working as a key part of Whistler Blackcomb’s Athlete Development Programs with an emphasis on program design and staff training.
Ash’s riding and coaching speaks for itself. He has been producing the next set of pro riders ever since he set foot in the Whistler Bike Park. Ash’s clinical approach to riding and his analytical approach to coaching allows him to get the very best from all the athletes he has. If you want to know the best lines Whistler Bike Park has to offer follow Ash.
Qualified to the very highest level in both the Winter and the Summer Ash’s depth of knowledge regarding bike skills and mechanics is invaluable and his passion to pass this on to the next generation of riders makes him one of the most sought after coaches within Whistler.
PMBIA level 2 and trained Level 1 course conductor
NCCP competition introduction certified coach
IDP level 3
CSIA level 4 ski instructor and level 2 course conductor