BCBSA Announces New Provincial Skeleton Coach

Oct 24, 2014


BCBSA would like to welcome Rob Derman as the new Provincial Skeleton Coach for the BC Program. Derman will be filling the role previously held by Ivo Pakalns who has recently accepted a role as the National Team Coach with Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton.
Derman comes from an experienced Skeleton background as a retired National Team Skeleton athlete and has begun with coaching on a part time basis for the past three years with Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton. He is current a student on Kinesiology to further his sport-specific knowledge. He has also completed his NCCP Competition Development modules.
Derman will be leading the BC Skeleton Athletes in the High Performance Program and will be supported by a Skeleton Development Coach who is yet to be determined.
The hiring committee would like to thank all candidates who applied and noted they were extremely pleased with the passion and expertise brought by all of the applicants.
For more information on the Skeleton Programs, you can email skeleton@slidebc.ca. For general information, please email info@slidebc.ca or visit www.slidebc.ca.