Join the 2016-2017 CXC Junior Development Program

The CXC Junior Development Program provides a year-round, sport specific, skill-based training program focusing on long-term athlete development. The program is directed by high quality coaches for athletes in the U16, U18, and U20 age categories.

The Program will help athletes understand and progress through the USSA development pipeline and guide them through the qualifying process of the Midwest National Team.



The vision of the program is to identify talented and motivated junior cross country ski athletes. The program provides high quality programming, that positively influences performance, and develops a partnership with each athlete, their coach, and their team/club.

2016-2017 Camp Schedule – Over 40 total days of camps

Coaches: Andy Keller, Karmen Whitham, Bruce Manske

May 27-30 / CXC Center of Excellence / Madison, WI

June 11-16 / Lakewoods Resort / Madison, WI

July 13-19 / NMU Olympic Training Site / Marquette, MI

August 15-21 / Wolverine Nordic Village / Ironwood, MI

September 17-18 / CXC Center of Excellence / Madison, WI

October TBA / Fall Ski Camp

November TBA / On-snow Ski Camp

December TBA / On-snow Ski Camp

All camps are optional, but recommended to assure monthly athlete-coach contact, personalized training, testing, and feedback.

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Key Components and Benefits of the Program Include:

– Opportunities to attend goal oriented training camps

– Build a TEAM atmosphere

– CXC will write detailed and customized training plans

– Athlete and full-time coach participate in weekly contacts

– CXC provides race support at selected Midwest/Great Lakes   regional races

– CXC supplies athletes with CXC team gear and apparel.


Screen Shot 2016-04-20 at 11.34.43 AMFor further information regarding the CXC Junior Development Program, contact Andy Keller, 612.590.1739.


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