Dan Cook

Dan Cook (President)


Dan Cook, is the SSASS president and has been an active CADS instructor with the adaptive program for ten years at Silver Star. He has been a member of the board of directors for five years as Race Team coordinator and vice president. He has also been an instructor with the Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance and Canadian Ski Coaches Federation for 16 years. He completed his CADS 3 course conductor certification in 2015 and has been running CADS courses for BC Adaptive Snow sports.

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Dan is retired after 29 years with the Canadian Forces and has had experience in strategic and operational planning, project management, HR management, and instructor training. When not teaching skiing he still active as a gliding instructor trainer, sailing race coach, various non-profit society boards of directors, and Soaring Association of Canada Flight Training and Safety Committee chairman.

Dan looks forward to working with the many talented volunteers at SSASS to improve the quality of lives for people with a disability through snow sports. The strength of our organization is our volunteers. Dan hopes to continue to make SSASS a place where both volunteers and students can achieve these goals and feel a sense of accomplishment and comradery with the rest of the team. We provide both a service to the resort and to the community.

Marianne Wolters

Marianne Wolters (Treasurer)


Marianne assumed the duties of Treasurer in 2018. She has been a volunteer instructor with SSASS since 2015.