BKPRO Academy 2018/2019!

Posted on: August 11, 2018 By: bud In: Uncategorized

After years of requests by athletes to field a full-time program, we are finally doing it! The BKPRO Academy will kick off with full and part-time programs for the 2018/2019 season with unparalleled programs of world-class training and competition support based out of Summit County, CO. No stone will be left unturned in our approach to helping athletes achieve their dreams. Call or email Bud for more information at




We hope you can join us!

Austria Camp!

Posted on: August 11, 2018 By: bud In: Uncategorized

Join Bud and the BKPRO staff for an exclusive training opportunity in Kitzsteinhorn, Austria that will propel you into the season way ahead of your competitors! A private superpipe built and cut daily by Alli Zehetner the Pyongchang Olympic pipe builder, sled laps for unlimited runs each day, and luxury accommodations and food make this trip one not to be missed!

Hot Action at Mammoth! France Coming Up!

Posted on: May 2, 2018 By: bud In: Uncategorized

The action and progression at the BKPRO Mammoth National Progression camp has been off-the-hook! With the weather for the final 3 days of camp looking amazing, new tricks are going to go down daily!

With just over 7 weeks to go before we travel to Les Deux Alpes France, we have been getting reports of an amazing facility awaiting us upon our arrival. There has been good snow this Spring to allow the park crew there to really get the features in fantastic shape. There are a few spots left, but hurry! We hope you can join us!

Mammoth and France Camps Coming Up!

Posted on: April 14, 2018 By: bud In: Uncategorized

BKPRO will be staging it’s legendary Mammoth Progression Sessions beginning in just one week. There are still a few spots left, but hurry! After that BKPRO goes to Europe! From June 21-July 1 Bud and his staff will be training in the world-class Summer resort Les Deux Alpes. Boasting a quality 22 foot Superpipe, and jumps and rails features of all shapes and sizes, this is an international and cultural experience not to be missed!

2018 Copper Pre-Nationals and Mammoth National Progression Sessions

Posted on: February 21, 2018 By: bud In: Uncategorized

Both the BKPRO 2018 Copper pre-USASA Nationals Competition Prep-Camp (March 25-29), and the massively progressive Mammoth National Progression Sessions (April 22-28/April 29-May 5) are set and booking strongly! There are still some spots left, but secure your spot now at these powerful camps by calling or emailing Bud at 435-714-9609 or budkeene144@gmail.com

On the BKPRO website go to “Camps” and then “Schedule and Rates” for details.

We look forward to helping you to achieve your goals!

See you there.

Cheers, Bud and the BKPRO Staff

Copper Mid-Winter Development Camp

Posted on: December 26, 2017 By: bud In: Uncategorized

Get a serious boost to your riding or skiing heading into the most important competition phase of the season! The superpose and terrain parks at Copper will be firing on all cylinders during the month of January, making for the best training zone available anywhere in the USA at that time.

Bud and the BKPRO staff are stoked to help you keep your momentum going!

Register now by contacting Bud at:


or 435-714-9609

Call or email now and join us to set yourself up for your best season of riding or skiing yet! There are a few spots left, so reach out to Bud at 435-714-9609, or budkeene144@gmail.com

Posted on: November 13, 2017 By: bud In: Uncategorized

All-new 2017/2018 BKPRO Camps schedule coming soon!

Posted on: August 22, 2017 By: bud In: Uncategorized

BKPRO is gearing up for our biggest and best year of camp offerings ever! A mix of some of our great past camps and venues with some new and exciting camp opportunities and locations is going to give snowboarders and freeskiers even more chances to experience the fun and progressive environment that BKPRO is famous for…stay tuned

Windells Academy Accepting Applications

Posted on: July 26, 2016 By: bud In: Uncategorized

Windells Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2016/2017 athletic season! Athletes accepted to the program will work with Head Snowboard Coach Tommie Bennett, Head Freeski Coach Wynn Berns, and Olympic Gold Medal winning coach and Director of Performance Bud Keene. Please go to www.windellsacademy.com for more information and to apply.

Windells Academy Seeking Head Freeski Coach and Head Snowboard Coach

Posted on: May 28, 2016 By: bud In: Uncategorized

-Head Freeski Coach – Windells Academy
-Head Snowboard Coach- Windells Academy

Windells Academy is committed to changing the lives of amazing young people through academics, skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, and unique life experiences. The Head Snowboard Coach and the Head Freeski Coach will be responsible for running exceptional training programs that provide opportunities for athletes of all levels to exceed their goals and expectations. The successful candidates will work alongside Academy President Chris Hargrave and newly appointed Director of Performance Bud Keene to develop and implement training and competition focuses and schedules for their respective Academy programs. They will work with student/athletes as a coach and mentor. They are responsible for the development of our student’s character, setting and measuring student goals, supporting students academically when needed, traveling the world while caring for our athletes, and collaborating with our team to build something special through this program. We are looking for coaches with at least 2 years of leadership/coaching experience in a similar program, proven results with athletes, appropriate certifications from such organizations as AASI / PSIA / USASA/ USSA, the ability to recruit new athletes, and the organizational skills needed to manage a travel budget. They will need to have at least a high school diploma while college experience is a plus.

For more information on the positions, contact Chris Hargrave and Bud Keene: chris@windellsacademy.com and bud@budkeene.com

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