Ski Team, Ski Jumping), Jed Hinkley, ’99 (U.S. Ski Team, Ski Jumping),
Matt Nathanson ‘91 (singer/songwriter), Carl Van Loan ’98 (U.S. Olympian, Nordic Combined), Cole Williams ’99 (actor), Robert Richardson ’ 73
Training Facilities: Proctor Ski Area, Mount Sunapee, Ragged Mountain. Proctor owns and operates a private, on-campus, FIS-homologated
ski hill with exclusive training rights, day and night training capabilities,
and state-of-the-art snowmaking.
Rowmark Ski Academy
843 Lincoln St., Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
P: 801-355-7494 www.rowmark.org and www.rowlandhall.org
Todd Brickson, email@example.com
Founded: Rowland Hall-St. Mark’s School was founded 1867. Rowmark
Ski Academy was founded in 1982.
Sports: Alpine ski racing
Grades: The full-time Academy is 8th grade through Post-Graduate. We
also offer a complete Club/Junior Program from Kindergarten through 8th
Program length: Academic program is from late August to early June
plus year-round conditioning program and four off-season camps at Mammoth (June), New Zealand (July), Mount Hood or Chile (August), and Colorado (November).
Application deadline: March 1, 2014 for 2014-15 school year. Later
applications may be considered on an individual basis.
Cost: $32,200; $39,800 with boarding; $11,700 for post-graduates; need-based financial aid as well as merit-based scholarships are available to
those who qualify.
Academics/Overview: Located in Salt Lake City the mission of Row-
mark Ski Academy is to provide the best possible program for our athletes
to develop their potential as elite ski racers, engaged students, positive
role models, and contributing members society. As a division of Rowland
Hall-St. Mark’s School, we take pride in offering an unparalleled combina-
tion of academics and a complete year-round ski-racing program for our
student-athletes. (The name Rowmark comes from the “Row” in Rowland
and the “mark” in St. Mark’s.) We have found that the skiers who have the
best experience at Rowmark are 1. Good students who take academics
seriously; 2. Passionate, talented, hard-working ski racers; and 3. Good
citizens and teammates. Our focus is on the complete student-athlete:
academics, athletics, technique, tactics, physical conditioning, sports psy-
chology, teamwork and citizenship.
Rowland Hall-St. Mark’s School provides a challenging curriculum and
state-of-the-art facilities enhanced by supportive faculty, and full-time
academic support and college counseling. Sixteen AP courses offered,
Sutherland Institute Award for Excellence in Education, No. 1 Utah private
school. Our college placement is outstanding with alumni attending top
colleges and universities including Dartmouth, Middlebury, Williams, Harvard, Bates, Colby, U. of Denver, U. of Vermont, U. of New Hampshire, U.
of Utah, and many more. Virtually all students who graduate from Rowland
Hall attend college or university at a four-year institution. In a typical year,
more than half of Rowland Hall graduates are offered merit scholarships
by these colleges and universities across the country.
Program Director: Todd Brickson
Alpine Staff: Dave Kerwynn-Head Men’s FIS Coach; Jim Tschabrun-Head
Women’s FIS Coach and Head Conditioning Coach; Todd Brickson-Head
U16 Coach; Skip Puckett-U16 Coach, Conditioning Coach, Equipment
Manager; Josh Watson-FIS Coach; Lindsay Strange-U16, 14 Coach; Troy
Price-Junior Program Director; Sarah Bergstrom Getzelman-Team Manager’; coaching ratio: one coach per five athletes.
Notable Alumni: Ten Rowmark athletes have been named to the U.S.
Ski Team in the last 11 years including Erik Fisher, Nick Baker, Roger
Brown, Keely Kelleher, Courtney Hammond, Kiley Staples, Jennifer Van-Wagner, Tague Thorson, Alice McKennis and Breezy Johnson. 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, Charles Christianson, Lauren Samuels and many NCAA All-Americans.
Training Facilities: We train at Park City Mountain Resort’s 2002 Olympic Race Arena and freeski at Snowbird Resort.