Wanaka is hosting a national snow sports coaching conference this weekend. It’s a 3 day event with the highlight being presentations by Bud Keen – Shaun White’s personal coach.

This morning Bud lead a brainstorming session around athlete needs and how coaches end up wearing so many different hats to accommodate these needs. Here’s the result…

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Let it be known that Bud is the most passionate and inspiring coach I have ever met in my life. His tails and experiences are second to none.

Bud Keene with Richie Johnston and myself

Bud Keene with Richie Johnston and myself