Windells Academy announces new Snowboard Head Coach

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Welches, OR – Windells Academy is proud to announce Miah Wheeler as the new snowboard director and head coach of Windells Academy. “We are excited to have someone who brings such a variety of strengths to the table at Windells Academy. With almost a decade of coaching experience, Miah is going to be a vital asset to our team,” asserts camp owner and industry veteran, Tim Windell.

Wheeler comes to Windells Academy from Aspen, Colorado where he served for 9 years with the Aspen Valley Snowboard Club as the program director and head coach. He has been heavily involved with United States of America Snowboard Association (USASA), serving on the executive board as the coaches representative, running the Aspen/Snowmass Series, developing the coaches education program and serving as the head coach for the PacSun/USASA team.

President of Windells Academy, Mike Hanley explains, “if we see the growth in the academy that Miah has demonstrated in his previous endeavors, we are well on track to be the largest action sports academy the world.”

Wheeler is excited for the opportunity. “I’m stoked to bring my experience to the world class facilities that Windells has to offer. Where else can you snowboard/skateboard/surf 365 days a year, as well as take advantage of a holistic education that encompasses mind and body. Having exclusive access to airbags, Olympic flybed trampolines, a foampit, and one of the best skateparks in the world is only going to fire the progression of up and coming rippers.”

Windells Academy is a place for young skaters, snowboarders and skiers who want to achieve their athletic goals without sacrificing a quality education. Enrollment is open to athlete/students seeking a secondary or undergraduate education and provides everything an athlete needs to succeed in sport and in life.

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