Coach Pav

“I went for a long walk and looked for signs of destiny in the sky- but there were no signs, only snowflakes. So I listened to my heart, and my heart...

Last year I sat down with a pack of athletes from across Canada and asked them to tell me the biggest dream of their lives. What struck me about that day...

The thing about big life altering decisions is that don’t realize you’ve made them until you’re staring out from the crater pit your life has become thinking…’what the eff?’ Two months...

Change implies unanticipated challenges. I used to think I didn’t like it. Things change I guess. 2013/2014 was my favorite season yet. I spent more time than ever before working trailside...

Our trip to Norway began as a conversation with Lisa Patterson. Patterson, who leads Canada’s World Junior [WJ} team was talking about the underperformance of Canadian athletes at International races. From...

A quick update for those anxious or otherwise curious members of our family back at home… We arrived in Norway last night after a full night/day of flying. The flight was...

The following article is a version of the one published in today’s Yukon News. I’m in Silverstar at 1,900m when I find out Father Mouchet has died.  Part of me feels...

Second day of training is done,And we skiers are having so much fun!Although the training camp has barley begun,Us athletes are already adapting to altitude.Real — not roller — skiing on...

Maybe you read the Yukon Elite Squad blog. Maybe you’ve heard enough Yukoners say Whitehorse is ‘the greatest place ever’. Maybe you’re starting to believe it. This week my ski operations...

Since assuming the role as Ontario Ski Team head coach three years ago I’ve seen our high performance programs undergo a series of changes. For the most part these changes have...