Head Junior National and NENSA Coaches Named | Midwest & Great Lakes

After the 2016 Spring Meetings, The Midwest and Great Lakes Junior Committees named coaches for the 2017 Junior Nationals and NENSA U16 Trip.

The Junior National head coach and trip leader, are two year positions and are selected on different years. All other coaching positions are year to year. The head glide and head kick wax coaches are selected by the head coach and trip leader and those four make up the executive committee, to choose the remaining coaches.

Midwest

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Coach Piotr Bednarski and Andy Keller, at the 2016 Junior National Championships in Cable, WI.

Junior Nationals: 

Head Coach: Piotr Bednarski – Loppet Nordic Racing

Trip Leader: Andy Keller – CXC Team

NENSA U16 Trip: 

Head Coach: Kristin Hanson – Out There Nordic & Chippewa Valley Nordic

*All of the remaining Midwest and NENSA coaches will go through an application process in late summer, early fall and will be named in November or December. 

Great Lakes

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The Great Lakes men’s relay team for the Hill Climb race, at the 2016 Junior National Championships in Cable, WI.

Junior Nationals: 

Head Coach: Tom Wood – Copper Country Ski Tigers

Trip Leader: Nick Baic – Lake Michigan Ski Club

NENSA U16 Trip: 

Head Coach: Mike Young – Copper Country Ski Tigers

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