2021 TEAM HUTT COACHES
Chris Mosaed – Program Director
Learn about Chris
Chris Mosaed grew up in Raetihi, skiing at Turoa and Whakapapa from a young age. He ski raced on the New Zealand National Ski Team for a number of years before starting coaching at his home hill, and then moving overseas in both Europe and Canada. He has many years of coaching experience at a very high level and is highly qualified with both NZSIA and CSCF.
Sochi Olympics’: Chris was the only NZ Olympic Alpine coach at Sochi, where he helped Adam Barwood achieve same of the best results in recent times for NZ at the Olympics.
This season, Chris will be coaching our Masters and FIS programs, as well as working with all the coaches and groups at different times in the season to help bring a product to match the commit levels and ability of our athletes.
David Wicken – FT Program Coach
Learn about David
David started with Mt Hutt Snowsports School in 1990 as a ski instructor and his coaching experience started with Team Hutt in 1993. Prior to starting coaching with Team Hutt David passed the NZSIA Elementary Coaching Certificate in 1992 and gained NZSIA Stage 2 and PSIA Level 3 certification in the following season. In 1996 David completed the Olympic Solidarity Coaching Course and in 1997 passed the NZSIA level 1 Coaching Exam and became an examiner for the NZSIA. From 1992 to 2005 David worked for the Ski and Snowboard Schools of Aspen teaching predominantly children and teenagers and passed the PSIA Children’s Accreditation Exam in 2004 and continued coaching for Team Hutt through until 2004. At that time he became a Supervisor/ Team Leader for the Mt Hutt Snowsports School through until 2006. From 2004 to 2009 David was a NZSIA Demonstration Team Member and was a member of the Demonstration Team that went to the Interski Congress in Korea in 2007. For the 2007 season he worked as the Ski and Snowboard School Manager at Cardrona Alpine Resort and returned to coaching for Team Hutt in 2008-2011 and again from 2014-2016. In addition David also completed a Master of Science in Applied Psychology as well as a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology.