Central Cross Country Skiing is pleased to announce the selection of Yuriy Gusev as Program Director for the 05-06 season.
Yuriy brings to this position an extensive background in education, racing, coaching and organization. In Russia he was a first rank athlete of the Russian Sports Classification and received the equivalency of a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education with a major in Physical Education. For the past three years he has been the Program Director and Head Coach of the Russian Style Ski School in Madison, Wisconsin. Among the athletes he has coached are Wisconsin State Champion, Bill Bowler and Junior National Sprint Champion, Ben Cline. This past winter Yuriy organized and directed the Capitol Square Sprints, which in it's first year was part of the FIS Continental Cup SuperTour and a U.S. Olympic Team Qualifier.
CXC Skiing looks forward to the ambition and energy that Yuriy will bring to our organization.