Freestyle Alberta is proud to announce the hiring of Jeremy Cooper as the FA Mogul Team Head Coach and High-Performance Director. This news comes as a result of Freestyle Alberta High-Performance Director/ Mogul Head Coach Stephen Fearing Moving back to Japan to be closer to his family.
Freestyle Alberta thanks Stephen for his time with the organization and contribution to FA’s Mogul Team and shift to being aligned with Freestyle Canada. During Stephen’s tenure at Freestyle Alberta Stephen moved the program from a camp-based program to a high-volume full-time training program.
“Stephen was a great coach to the High-performance Athletes in our province, and his work with FC should provide our athletes with the skills and work ethic to advance them to the next level,” said Executive Director Jared Linden. “We wish him the best in his future and want him to know he will be deeply missed.”
Jeremy comes to Freestyle Alberta with a wealth of coaching experience as a world-class Coach and High-Performance Director. He is someone with a strong history of program development from grassroots to the creation of the half-pipe NextGen program. Jeremy Is a master facilitator of coaches and takes pride In being an uniter and developing athletes and coaches.
Jeremy has served as a Head Coach for Freestyle Canada Nextgen Program, Head Mogul Coach for Silver Star Mountain Resort, and Freestyle BC.
One of the world’s leading technical/ Athlete coaches his expertise also lies in athlete/ coach development, YTP planning, and program administration/implementation.
“Bringing on someone of Jeremy’s caliber is a testament to our continued commitment to developing high-performance mogul athletes, creating a united FA from the grassroots to HP across all disciplines, and working in alignment with FC High-performance leaders,” said Jared. “He will provide a tremendously stable succession plan to Stephens departure and bring the best out of our athletes and coaches.”
“Dear Freestyle Alberta Members,
It is with great excitement that I’m taking on this role with Freestyle Alberta. I’d like to say thank you to the Alberta Team athletes, clubs, and coaches for welcoming me in to join this great association. Alberta has been a mainstay in Canada’s freestyle history for more than 30 years with its Olympic debut as a demonstration sport in Calgary in 1988.
My mission is to provide professional coaching to athletes with nearly 20 years of coaching experience and sports development in freestyle skiing. To unite our sport as a whole, to strengthen our sense of community, to develop a solid pathway to the national nextgen team in all FC disciplines, and to educate and train the current and future generation of coaches in Canada. It is a great honor to get to work with you and I’m excited to help pave a collective road to success.