Staff – 2022/2023

Timo Puiras – Head Coach

Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON 
Years Skiing: 35 
Years on Team: 10 
Coaching Achievements:

  • Petro Canada Fuelling Athlete and Coaching Excellence (FACE) Award Recipient
  • Lead U23 World Championships Coach 2015, 2017
  • Assistant Coach NTDC 2007-2012
  • Wax technician – World Cups, World Junior/U23 Championships

Leslie Bode – Team Manager/Assistant Coach

Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON 
Years Skiing: 36
Joined NTDC: 2021 
Interesting Facts:

  • I have a PhD in Archeology
  • Recently repatriated to Canada after 10 years in the UK and 2 in the USA
  • Lakehead University Varsity Ski Team (2000-2004)

Leif Lennie – Wax Technician

Current Hometown: Vernon, AB

Paul Hemsworth – Strength Coach (Contractor)

Additional Coaching Support Crew:

Fergus Foster 
Ben Osorio