JJ has taken his role as a leader, mentor, and coach to US Ski and Snowboard to help build the future gold medalists on the US Snowboard Halfpipe Developmental Team. He continues to mentor other high-performing individuals through public speaking and one-on-one performance coaching.
In the Snow since 1992.
A trailblazer from the start, helped establish the current culture that produces high-performing professional athletes.
Olympics, X-Games, & More.
Coach for multiple medal-winning Olympic US Snowboarders and a mentor to the US Ski and Snowboard Halfpipe Development Team.
Handling Pressure & Success
Mentor to other high-performing individuals through public speaking and one-on-one performance coaching, consulting, & guidance.
2002 Olympic Bronze Medalist
Park City, Utah, Winter Olympics. JJ shared the podium with fellow US teammates, Ross Powers (gold) and Danny Kass (silver).
Coaching Professional Athletes
JJ Thomas has been a professional snowboarder since he was 15 years old and currently serves as the Head Coach of the US Snowboard Halfpipe Developmental Team. He is a former coach to multiple medal-winning Olympic US Snowboarders, is an X-Games Gold Medalist himself, and in 2002 was awarded the Olympic Bronze Medal in the Halfpipe Competition (first Snowboarding Olympics)
As Shaun White's personal coach, JJ helped to ensure Shaun went down as one of the greatest and most accomplished Extreme Athletes in history.