Coach Yamada began teaching & coaching at the Pat’s Peak Ski area in 1979. He continued to coach for years to come at several NH ski areas and finally made the move with his family to Sunday River in late ’90s.
He began coaching with the Gould weekend program in 2000, coaching all ages from fundamentals to advanced competition level. Now a full-time coach, he brings over 40 years of coaching experience and a wealth of knowledge on working effectively with young athletes.
Coach Yamada is a former PSIA Level 3 certified and Eastern Dev Team member. He is USSA & FIS certified and a USASA Championship Slalom Venue Manager.
Off Season, he often coaches soccer, lacrosse, and still recruits for several college programs.