Coach Gandee brings over 20 years of experience to the Gould Academy Competition Program’s Snowboard Team. A graduate of Eastern Mennonite University, he earned a degree in management and organizational development and later spent 10 years working at resorts including Stratton, Okemo, Killington, Northstar, and Sierra at Tahoe. Most recently, he was the Snowboard Program Director at Killington Mountain School in Vermont. Coach Gandee’s list of credentials is extensive. In addition to being on the AASI National Team from 2004 until 2008, he is Level III certified, an examiner for the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI), and a USSA Level 300 SBX Coach and Level 200 Aerials coach. Gandee is a major contributor to US Ski and Snowboard Team projects, including the new Level 100 and 200 coach education material and is developing the new level 300 SBX certification program. KC has coached US Project Gold SBX for 5 years and worked as a consultant for High Cascade Snowboard Camp in Oregon running their SBX/SX program. In his spare time, he also served as the coach representative on the USASA Board of Directors from 2012 to 2018. When not coaching (or preparing to coach), Coach Gandee spends time on the mountain bike trails of New England. He is an avid rock climber and loves exploring rivers and lakes with his wife, Courtney, and their two golden retrievers.