Name: Adam Morris
Age: 22 / DOB: July 11, 1999
Category: Men I - Coach and Driver
Email: adamm@shaw.ca

Insta: adammorris.sk


 

I have been an active member of the Saskatoon Water Ski Club (SWSC) for most of my life.  I worked for the club in 2016-2018 and since then have been helping cover shifts, driving, coaching and training when I can.  I will be graduating in the spring of 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University.  I love sport science and biomechanics and have been doing biomechanics research with sport applications during my time at Dalhousie.  

 

I am certified in NCCP Level 2 Build the Skills and Level 3 Learn to Compete with over 6 years of experience in coaching and officiating. Coaching and encouraging young athletes brings me a lot of joy and is my favourite way to be involved in the sport. You can usually find me at the club coaching, lowering buoys, organizing competitions, and training to try and keep up with my athletes!

Events: slalom, trick, and jump


Home training site: The Saskatoon Water Ski Club, aka the “RatHole”


Coaches: My older brother Brett, Carter Lucas, Matt Rini, Cole Grant


Achievements:

-        Jr. Us Open – 2nd place tricks U21 (2017)

-        Nationals – 1st place trick and overall U17 (2016)

-        3x member of CanAm team

-        2x selected to complete at Jr. US Open

-        Recipient of the WSWS Legacy scholarship (2020)

-        Recipient of the Manoo and Jean Gurjar scholarship (2015)

-        A couple Westerns titles and a few Provincials titles in all three events

-        Getting to coach SK athletes and seeing them succeed!


Podiums:
2015 Nationals 2nd place trick, 3rd place jump and overall
2013 Nationals 3rd place slalom, trick, jump, and overall


Major Competitions:
Selected to compete in jump at 2016 Jr. US Open
Member of 2014 U17 CanAm team
Member of 2012 U13 CanAm team


RC personal bests: 2@12m/58kph (35' off in slalom), 4,550 points (trick), 47.5 meters/156 feet (5.5' jump)


Upcoming RC competitions in 2022 season:
Western Canadian Championships 
National Championships
Provincial Championships 

Coaching:
CAC/NCCP Trained in Foundations, Build the Skills, and Learn to Compete (Levels 1, 2, and 3) for waterski
CAC/NCCP Learning Facilitator in training for Learn to Compete
Over 6 years coaching experience (including instructing at SABC, development clinics, and local coaching at the Saskatoon Waterski Club)


Officiating:
Attended officials clinic run by Peter Person in 2013 / 2016 / 2018

Attended boat drivers clinic run by Peter Peebles in 2016, currently a level 3 driver and judge
8 years of experience of calculating
Over 8 years of experience of judging slalom and trick


Offseason: Love hiking, surfing, travelling, and always up for an adventure