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Gavin Kerr Hunter

Director

Gavin a Scot who brings thirty plus years of experience on four continents as a ski teacher, school manager, PSIA trainer, examiner, tech team member and race coach. Gavin's concepts have generated much excitement and change leading the industry. He has been able to recruit some of the most gifted ski and snowboard professionals.


Alison MawdittAlison Mawditt

Assistant Director

Teaching for over 22 years, Alison has been a PSIA ACE (children's specialist) trainer and Instructor of the year at Crystal Mt. Alison is not only is a superb ski coach, but is also responsible for keeping the Snowperformance office and director in top shape. She is alpine, snowboard and telemark certified.


Jerry KerslakeJerry Kerslake

Coach

A native of the UK who has lived in the NW for 20+ years Jerry has taught skiing world wide for over 30 years and is a master of the art or should we say the arc. He leaves some of the cleanest tracks everywhere he goes. His love for the sport and passing his skills to others is second to none.


Steve OlwinSteve Olwin

Coach

Steve Olwin has been at the top level of skiing and coaching since the mid 80s serving 3 terms on the PSIA NW Techteam and also having been used in Ellen Post Fosters Fine Art of Skiing book as a demo skier and consultant. He has continued to develop his skills to the highest level with his unbounded love and dedication for the sport.


Catherine CrimCatherine Crim Humphrey

Alpine and Telemark coach

Catherine comes from a Telemark race background in which she has reached national team level and her Alpine skills are equal. She has taught for Alta and Snowbird as well as with Snowperformance and PSIA in the NW. Her outstanding talent is that what she can ski, she can give simply to others.


Jeff BarstowJeff Barstow

Coach

Jeff's total dedication and energy to skiing and teaching others this sport has allowed him to rise rapidly to where he now has gained respect from many top clinicians. A talented all mountain skier who will get the maximum fun out of any run.


David TewellDavid Tewell

Coach

David has taught all over the world and in the US as a PSIA divisional staff member and ski school trainer. As a recently retired attorney, David is now dedicated to his passion for coaching and skiing.


Chris PerryChris Perry

Coach

Chris is an ex US ski team member, free style coach, ski patroller and has taught skiing since 1980. His knowledge of terrain, snow conditions and strong

dynamic skiing has proved perfect for leading our dynamic youth programs and race training.



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Laura Le Blanc
Coach

Laura grew up skiing and teaching in the NW her love of the mountains has also seen her work as a patroller and mountain guide. She spends a lot of her free time exploring the mountains ski touring and climbing. She has a degreee in glacioligy and is also a school teacher.


Chris CombsChris Combs

Coach

Chris has worked full time teaching and skiing throughout the NW. He has worked for Snowperformance as an adult and Dynamic youth coach. He has become an integral part of our team. His easy going ski style with a great eye makes him a fantastic coach.


Jon MalmbergJon Malmberg

Alpine and Telemark coach

An alpine and telemark skier with more than a bit of radical flair! Jon has a preference to the more extreme side of his sports which include, extreme skiing, base jumping, squirrel suiting, acro paragliding, speed flying, and kiteboarding. As a result he has lead our hard chargers program and is immensely fun to ski with.



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Tim Wooley
Coach

A native of Australia Tim does not fail to make you aware of his heritage with his incredible zest for life which he happily shares with all. His skiing and teaching skills moved from working in Australia to many years teaching at Jackson Hole. Tim has a fantastic connection with younger students and creates amazing results.


Stuart CraigStuart Craig

Telemark & XC Program Director, technical advisor coach

Stuart has been a Telemark, cross country and Alpine instructor for over two decades, teaching in Australia, Canada, and all over the US.

Former head Telemark Examiner Clinician, for PSIA Northwest he is fluid powerful skier, he has exceptional technical and movement assessment skills, and an unorthodox, high energy – and highly effective – teaching style.

He also runs our indoor physical training camps with a strong background and knowledge base.


Petra HillebergPetra Hilleberg

Telemark and Alpine coach

A native Swede who literally grew up on skis, Petra has been Alpine, Nordic and Telemark skiing since she could walk, and grew up ski touring in the mountains of northern Sweden.

A Telemark and Alpine coach at divisional level in the NW, Petra has an great eye for movement, and brings incredible joy and energy to her teaching and effortless elegance and precision to her skiing. She also is he very sucessful CEO of a little tent business!


Bryan RyerseBryan Ryerse

Coach

All his life Bryan has skied and coached in the NW and is equally adept on skis or snowboard. He has been an integral part of the Snowperformance team for many years. Working in our adult and dynamic youth programs his powerful, dynamic skills and simple direct coaching style go down incredibly well with all.

JP Cooke

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Coach

JP now in his early 20s grew up skiing in the NW and was a student with Snowperformance from early on. He has developed into an outstanding skier and also as a coach. He lives to ski and pass it on to others.


Nelson WingardNelson Wingard

Coach

Nelson started his career teaching for Crystal mountain ski school aged 16 and has become an outstanding skier, coach and manager. A past PSIA national team member he is currently Director of skiing at Steamboat Springs Co. His dynamic skiing and personality light up his students.


Chris Lavell

Coach

Chris started his career teaching for Aspen Mountain where he became the youngest instructor to pass his level 3. 20 years later Chris has strived to gain the highest levels of knowledge and skills in all aspects of his life and offers an incrdedible athlete who's innovativeness on solving issues is second to none


Greg DixonGreg Dixon

Telemark and Alpine coach

Greg had risen rapidly in the skiing and teaching world, and has just become a member of the PSIA national Telemark team as well as representing at Divisional level on Alpine skis. Greg has worked at Mount Bachelor, Jackson Hole, and with Snowperformance throughout the NW.

Greg’s straightforward teaching style, superb grasp of skiing mechanics, and low-key easy going personality mesh perfectly with his tremendous grace and skill on skis.


Sean CassidySean Cassidy

Snowboard coach

Sean has run our Alpine Snowboard side since we started in 1999 and absolutely loves laying down the arc! He is a fully certified snowboard and ski instructor and race coach. As our snowboard director he brings a wealth of technical experience and enthusiasm to our programs.


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Jim Stevens

Coach

Originating from Pennsylvania Jim came West in search of gravity and found it at Crystal Mountain 25 years ago. He is a highly skilled and versatile skier and has been a PSIA divisional clinician and USSA race coach and an expert in ski tuning. Jim has just "retired" as head coach for the highly sucessful Mount Hood Meadows race team.