About Snowboard Coach

Snowboard Coach was the first and original independent snowboard coaching company in the UK established in 2002 by Ash Newnes, one of the most respected coaches in the UK snowboard scene and ex K2 team rider.

Snowboard Coach deliver a variety of UK based riding and Instructor courses all year round in many of the indoor snow centres. During the winter we also offer mountain riding/freestyle improvement holidays AND our super popular Level 2 “Gap” style Instructor program all at our Pyrenees winter base of Arinsal in Andorra.

We are the only UK coaching company who hold full accreditation that allows us to deliver these approved riding courses AND have the qualifications to train and certify those of you who want to be snowboard instructors. We are qualified to do this for all the snowboard governing bodies in Great Britain.

Learn, Improve and Ride with snowboard coach established in 2002…riding since ’92

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News Update

Day Course @ Hemel 20th July

We will be running a 1 day course at Hemel Snow Centre on the 20th July. Still only £110 for the day to include all coaching and up to 9 hours of slope time over the day. For more info get in touch.

New Sponsor – POW Gloves

We never wear things just because we are given them. We actually BOUGHT these gloves at the start of last season. We wanted to see how they stood up to a seasons battering. Read more to find out how they stood the test….. Read more…

Arinsal Discount Wristbands for 2015

New for all our winter course for 2015 we will be giving everyone that comes with us on a riding holiday a special Snowboard Coach wristband. This will give everyone a “local” discount/free shot etc.. in all our favourite bars and restaurants in resort. Read more…

New Andorra Airport for 2015

andorra airport We got this exciting news early last week. The press release stated that the Spanish Minister for Public Works visited the  sight of the Pyrenean Airport and confirmed the airport located in La Seu (11 miles from Andorra) will be open for commercial flights as from September of this year.

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BASI Announce Business Partners

I know we have mentioned this previously but it’s officially being announced next week by BASI. The recent tendering process that Snowboard Coach have been through to continue running and training BASI Instructor courses, attracted nearly 50 applications from various Ski and Snowboard Organisations from around the world. Following a comprehensive quality assessment and evaluation against a strict criteria Read more…

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