Coaching staff: Dave Kerwynn, Pat Purcell, Todd Brickson, Everett
Young, Kim Stephens, Scotty Veenis, Sarah Bergstrom Getzelman (team
Notable alumni: Nine Rowmark athletes have been named to the U.S.
Ski Team in the last eight 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 Thomspon, Alexandra Shaffer, Amber Guaraglia, Rob Saunders,
Levi Leipheimer, Adam Cole and Charles Chrstianson.
Training facilities: We train at Park City Mountain Resort’s 2002 Olympic Race Arena and freeski at Snowbird Resort.
Squaw Valley Academy
Box 2667, Olympic Valley, CA, 96146
530-583-9393 (t); 530-581-1111 (f)
Sports: Daily skiing and snowboarding. Other spring sports offered include rock climbing, tennis, mountain biking, golf, fly-fishing, hiking, yoga/
stretching, weight training, and recreational volleyball
Program length: Academic year, Aug. 23-May 20; summer school, July
10-Aug. 19, 2011
Application period: Applications are accepted at any time. Second semester starts Jan. 16, 2011
Staff/student ratio: Approximately 8 to 1
Cost: Second-semester enrolling boarding student, $20,083 (Jan. 16-May
Scholarshops: $1 M in financial aid available.
Headmaster: Donald Rees
Academic strengths: 100 percent college acceptance, usually three acceptances per senior.
Head coaches: All competitors join Squaw Valley Ski or Snowboard
Training facilities: Squaw Valley USA and Alpine Meadows.
Stratton Mountain School
7 World Cup Circle, Stratton Mountain, VT 05155
802-297-1886 (t); 802-297-0020 (f)
Admissions director Kate Nolan Joyce at email@example.com or 802-856-
1124; admissions associate Carson Thurber at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Sports: Primary sports: alpine skiing, nordic skiing, snowboarding, freestyle skiing (moguls and pipe & park); fall and spring sports: soccer, cross-country running, skateboarding, cycling, golf, lacrosse, tennis
Grades: 7-12 & PG
Program length: Full-term academic and athletic program from September to June. Five-month winter term academic and athletic program
from November through March: Student athletes in grades 7-9 who want
to attend SMS during the winter season can be part of a special program
intended to introduce them to the demands and rewards of a winter sports
academy. Visit gosms.org/winterterm for more information. One- and
three-week athletic development programs; visit gosms.org/alpinecamps
or gosms.org/nordicdevoprogram to find out about our alpine and nordic
in-season training opportunities.
Application period: We accept applications from Nov. 1 to March 15,
and the admissions committee will review them on a rolling basis. For all
applications received by March 15, Stratton Mountain School will notify
applicants by April 15. The admissions committee will continue to review
applications after the March 15 deadline on a rolling basis if space is still
Staff/student ratio: 1: 3 staff-to-student, 1: 4 coach-to-athlete
Cost: For the 2010-2011 school year: full-term boarding: $41,500; full-term day: $30,250; winter-term boarding: $29,750; winter-term day (grade
9): $21,000; winter-term day (grades 7-8): $12,500. For more information,
Scholarships: Financial aid may be available to student athletes who demonstrate financial need. Because the financial aid program is limited, student
athletes are encouraged to apply before March 15. For questions regarding financial aid, please visit our website, gosms.org/tuitionandfinancialaid.
Headmaster: Christopher G. Kaltsas
Academic strengths and overview: The SMS faculty brings years of
practical and academic experience into the classroom. More than 50 per-