overall alpine World Cup titles, four individual alpine World Cup titles,
70 national championships, 27 national team members and 18 NCAA and
Sports: Alpine racing, moguls skiing, freeride skiing, snowboarding, and
Academics: Supporting athletic travel with rigorous college prep; acceptance to the top colleges.
Headmaster: John Ritzo
Head coaches: Alpine, Doug Williams; freestyle, Nate McKenzie; moguls, Ron DiGravio; snowboarding, Barry Tripp; big mountain, Chad Coleman
Coaching staff: Alpine, Chip Cochrane, Martin Gray, Birch Royall, Sawyer Fahy, Matt Waddle, Yoshi Watanabe and Andy Willihan; freestyle, Noah
Labow and Jesse Duncan; snowboarding, Chris Maturi, Nick Poplawski,
Alex Tuttle; big mountain, Matt Beal
Notable alumni: Bode Miller ’96, Kirsten Clark ’95, Forest Carey ’94,
Jennah Durham ’03, Emily Cook ’97, Dave DiGravio ’05, Seth Westcott ’94,
Jeremy Jones ’93, Mark Fawcett ’90
Training facilities: Sugarloaf, home to the ’71, ’06 and ’08 U.S. Alpine
Championships, the Anti-Gravity Complex and the world.
Founded: 1982; Grade 8 to postgraduate; staff/student ratio 1: 3
Program length: Nine-, seven- and five-month programs available
Application period: Round 1, February 1 deadline; Round 2, March 31
deadline; rolling admissions after May 1
Tuition: Boarding full year $38,700; seven months $32,600; five months
$27,300; more than 30 percent receive need-based financial assistance.
Contact: 3197 Carrabassett Drive, Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947; 207-
237-2250; 207-237-2213 (fax); Dawn Smith at email@example.com
Green Mountain Valley School
Sports: Alpine and nordic skiing (soccer/fall, lacrosse/spring)
Academics: Rigorous college preparatory curriculum, ESL program,
small class size, technology-supported instruction.
Headmaster: Dave Gavett
Head coaches: Alpine program director & head men’s coach, Steve Utter;
women’s head coach, Dani Koch; head nordic coach, Justin Beckwith
Coaching staff: Mike Loidl, Luc Robillard, Traudl Hacher-Gavett, John
Norton, Martin Guyer, Tim Curran, Adam Julius, Cindy Mumford, Sarah
Despres, Tim Weston, Micah Lashar, Beatty Schlueter, Jere Brophy, Marc
Notable alumni: Daron Rahlves, AJ Kitt, Doug Lewis, Jeremy Transue,
Chelsea and Cody Marshall, Genevieve Simard, Sarah Billmeier and numerous successful NCAA All- Americans
Training facilities: Sugarbush Resort (primary)
Founded: 1973; ages 12-19, PG; staff/student ratio: 1:2.5
Program length: Full year, winter term (8th grade)
Application period: December – Mid April
Tuition: Full time $38,265 boarding; $28,625 day; Winter Term: $26,375
boarding; $17,565 day; need-based scholarships through NAIS SSS Financial Aid Form.
Contact: 271 Moulton Road, Waitsfield, VT 05673; 802-496-2150;
802-496-6819 (fax); Cindy Mumford, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports: Football, soccer, field hockey, rock climbing, cross country running, mountain biking (fall); alpine skiing, nordic skiing, snowboarding,
freestyle, freeride, ski jumping, ice hockey, basketball (winter); baseball,
cycling, golf, rock climbing, lacrosse, softball, tennis (spring)
Academics: Traditional independent school program. AP classes in all
disciplines. Active independent and off-campus programs.