Ridge Meadows Speed Skating
Julian Green is the Program Director for the Ridge Meadows Speed Skating Club. We are thrilled to have the highest level of coaching BC has to offer in our very own club.
Julian is a fully certified Level 4/5 N.C.C.P. Coach. He has coached the Canadian National Long Track Speed Skating Team at the 1992 Winter Olympics in France and various World Championships and World Cups. He has coached Olympians such as Jeremy Wotherspoon, Catriona LeMay Doan, Susan Auch, Stephen Elm, Ingrid Leipa.
Julian is also an accomplished athlete. He skated internationally for Great Britain in both Short Track and Long Track, including the 1988 Olympic Games and 1987 and 1989 World Championships. For over 20 years, Julian has delivered numerous Level 1, 2 and 3 N.C.C.P. coaching clinics and mentored many up-coming junior coaches.
For all his skills coaching at a world class level, Julian has a gift for coaching our youngest skaters. His knowledge of the fundamentals of skating is unparalleled, ensuring the joy of skating—the skill and the fun—is instilled the moment skaters first step onto the ice.
Julian recently has won the 2019 Competitions Coach of the Year Award for Via Sport and the 2019 BC Speed Skating Coach of the Year Award for the all the work he has done for our club and for the various clubs around the province.
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