The BN Jr. Team is inclusive to skiers in the Northeast Wisconsin area. The team supports skiers at all levels, including those new to the sport. We can help with equipment and we provide coaching and regular practices during and fall and winter months plus attending state, regional, and national competitions throughout the season. We have an awesome group of fun and hard working kids and families!

Come check us out!

About the Team

Students and athletes from any school district are welcome to join the Bay Nordic’s Junior Team. Our team welcomes and supports all athletes with or without experience in Nordic skiing. Team members are given an opportunity to set goals for their level of participation, whether it’s to develop a lifelong healthy lifestyle, state-level racing, or pursue junior competition at the highest level.

The Junior Team is composed of two teams:

Middle School (MS) Team – The team is open to grades 5th through 8th .Families of 5th grade athletes need to discuss with head coach before signing up.
High School (HS) Team – Includes grades 9th through 12th.

Both programs start in October when the team begins “dry land” practices 3 to 5 days a week and transition to snow in December. Fall sport athletes join following their school season.

Coaching Staff

HS Head Coach – Jasmine Wiley

MS Head Coach – Dave Hess

HS Team Managers – Sara Beno-Chambers

MS Team Manager- Trisha Spice

Assistant Coaches & Practice Leaders – Volunteer assistant coaches support the MS and HS Program! Each practice include multiples coaches that bring a wide range of Nordic skiing talent; including Collegiate Alumni, Master Racers, and fitness gurus!

Coach Development – Philip Nelson

Typical FALL practice schedule, locations will vary & be communicated:

Monday – MS – 4:30 pm Rollerski/Run, Agility, & Strength
HS – 4:30 pm Strength training (Covid-era options included BODE in person at parental discretion, BODE online replay sessions, independent strength sessions, alternate plans TBD)

Tuesday (All Athletes) – 4:30 pm Hill Bounding/Running

Wednesday – MS OFF, HS/U16 Junior Cup –  WORKOUT ON OWN

Thursday (All Athletes)– 4:30 pm Roller Ski or Run“Ski School” instruction for new skiers

Friday – Off

Saturday – HS; 7:00am Roller Ski/Run.  9am Team Strength (TBD)
MS; 8:30 am Roller Ski/Run & Strength

Sunday (attendance limited) – 10am (sometimes variable).  “Over distance (OD)” workoutU20, U18 & U16 Skiers – Must have strong fitness base, experience, & able to sustain long workout with group.  Consistent attendance to stay with progression.

Typical WINTER practice schedule:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 4:30 pm ski at Reforestation Camp

Thursday or Friday Night Wax Prep preceding race weekends- PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Saturday & Sunday Race Weekends

Come Join Us!