students, positive role models, and contributing members of society. We
take pride in offering an unparalleled combination of academics and a
complete year-round ski racing program for our student-athletes. We have
found that the skiers who have the best experience at Rowmark are first,
good students who take academics seriously; second, passionate, talented,
hard working ski racers, and third, good citizens and teammates. Our focus
is on the complete student-athlete: academics, athletics, technique, tactics,
physical conditioning, sports psychology, teamwork, and citizenship.
Sports: Alpine ski racing
Academics: Challenging curriculum and state of the art facilities enhanced by supportive faculty, and full time academic support and college
counseling. Fourteen AP courses offered; Sutherland Institute Award for
Excellence in Education; top Utah private school. Our college placement is
outstanding with alumni attending top colleges and universities including
Dartmouth, Williams, Harvard, Middlebury, Bates, Colby, Univ. of Denver,
Univ. of Colorado, Univ. of New Hampshire, Univ. of Utah
Headmaster: Alan Sparrow
Program director: Todd Brickson
Head coaches: Dave Kerwynn, head coach and head men’s FIS coach;
Craig Bowden, head women’s FIS coach; Todd Brickson, head J3 coach;
Kim Stephens, head conditioning coach; Marie-Michel Tasse, junior program director
Coaching staff: Dave Kerwynn, Craig Bowden, Todd Brickson, Everett
Young, Kim Stephens, Olle Larsson, Sarah Getzelman (team manager)
Notable alumni: Nine Rowmark athletes have been named to the U.S.
Ski Team in the last seven years including Erik Fisher, Nick Baker, Roger
Brown, Keely Kelleher, Courtney Hammond, Kiley Staples, Jennifer Van-Wagner, Tague Thorson and Alice McKennis. Other notable alumni include
Hilary Lindh, Picabo Street, Kristi Terzian, Ovidio Garcia, Spencer Eccles,
Jeremiah Thompson, Alexandra Shaffer, Amber Guaraglia, Rob Saunders,
Levi Leipheimer, Adam Cole and Charles Christianson.
Training facilities: We train at Park City Mountain Resort’s 2002 Olympic Race Arena and free-ski at Snowbird Resort.
Rowmark Ski Academy founded: 1982; Rowland Hall-St. Mark’s
School founded 1867; full time Academy is 9th grade through post-gradu-ate. We also offer a complete club/junior program from kindergarten
through 8th grade; staff/student ratio is 1 coach/five athletes
Program length: Academic program is from late August to early June
plus year-round conditioning program and four off-season camps at Mammoth (June), Mount Hood (August), Chile or Austria (September – October), and Colorado (November).
Application deadline: March 1, 2010 for 2010/11 schoolyear. Later applications may be considered on an individual basis.
Tuition: $28,449; $35,449 with boarding; $10,189 for post-graduates;
need-based financial aid as well as merit based scholarships.
Contact: 843 Lincoln St., Salt Lake City, Utah 84102;
801-355-7494; 801-355-0474 (fax); firstname.lastname@example.org
Sugar Bowl Academy
Sugar Bowl Academy is an athlete-centered, community-based program
designed to provide the very best athletic and academic opportunities to
individual student-athletes. In addition to comprehensive academic and
athletic offerings, SBA offers a comprehensive student life-learning program that includes leadership and health life curricula, nonprofit volunteer
opportunities, and participation in community building programs.
Sports: Alpine racing, nordic & freeride
Academics: Comprehensive and rigorous college preparatory curriculum
that includes AP classes, lab sciences, foreign languages, and fine arts electives. Graduation requirements meet or exceed entrance requirements for
selective four-year colleges and universities, including those in the University of California system. An all-inclusive college counseling program that
includes standardized test preparation, development of the college list,
and a specialized course during senior fall for completion of the applications. Year-round academic schedule that enables students to take summer
courses and reduce their academic load during the winter months. Technological recourses that enhance on-campus instruction and facilitate dis-