Instructors

Trail Sports has been teaching cross country skiing and mountain biking at the Canmore Nordic Centre since 1991. Our instructors have years of experience assisting all levels of adventurers to improve their skills. All Trail Sports cross country skiing instructors are certified by the Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (CANSI). All mountain bike instructors are certified by the Professional Mountain Bike instructors Association (PMBI).

Brad-Hiebert

Brad Hiebert

Brad has his CANSI Level 3 certification and has been teaching skiing at Canmore for 9 years. He previously taught in BC.

Brad has his PMBI Level 1 certification and feels that there is no more fun way to stay fit than mountain biking. He loves to help beginner and intermediate riders gain confidence, and have more fun.

Charlie Schrama

Charlie Schrama

Charlie has been teaching skiing for nine years with Trail Sports. He enjoys teaching all levels of skier abilities to help learners reach new horizons and enjoy the outdoors. Charlie continues to ski every day in the winter to work on his skills and develop his fitness to take part in loppets. Charlie holds CANSI Level 3 and PMBI Level 1 certification.

Patrick Gallagher

Patrick Gallagher

Patrick grew up in Canmore and has been skiing and biking for most of his life. Qualified as a CANSI Level 2 instructor he has a depth of knowledge in cross-country skiing. Patrick is passionate about the outdoors and loves sharing the skills that can help you get more enjoyment in the outdoors.