Winter Term

LaCavalla To Be Director Of Communications / Development

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) has hired Danielle LaCavalla as its Director of Communications and Development. LaCavalla replaces Beatty Schlueter, who has assumed leadership of the NYSEF Winter Term Program for the 2017-2018 season. LaCavalla, a NYSEF program alumna, grew up just outside of New York City and skied at Windham Mountain in…

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Purcell Appointed To Head Alpine Coach At Whiteface

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) has appointed Patrick Purcell to the role of Head Alpine Coach at Whiteface Mountain. Purcell returns to the Adirondacks, where his ski coaching career first began. Purcell, originally from Goshen, NY, grew up skiing at Holiday Mountain in Monticello, NY.  He has served in a vast number of…

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Schlueter Named Winter Term Program Director

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) has announced that Beatty Schlueter will assume the role of Winter Term Program Director for the upcoming 2017/18 season. Most recently, Beatty has served as the Development Director and U10/12 Head Alpine Coach at NYSEF for nearly 5 years. A longtime alpine coach and certified teacher, Schlueter is…

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Winter Term: Season Highlight VIDEOS

We’re just coming down from the excitement that was 2016/17 NYSEF Winter Term! Thankfully, athletes and coaches teamed up just in time to bust out two incredible highlight videos to help us remember what an unforgettable season it was! Check ’em out:         Hats off to Slopestyle Coach Justin Perry and Winter…

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The 2017 Season Goes Out with a Bang: Skimeister

NYSEF Board Chair, Gregory Harden (AKA “The Claw”), Where’s Your Butta?!   What a perfect way to end an incredible season!! Thanks to everyone who came out this year for the NYSEF Snowsports 2017 Skimeister.  See the full race album below:     Check out Jim Taylor’s article that perfectly sums up why we will…

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2017/18 Winter Term Program!

Founded in 2012, the Winter Term Program allows aspiring junior athletes the opportunity to access top-tier training and coaching opportunities, while continuing remotely in their school’s curricula through one-on-one tutoring support. The essence of the Winter Term experience is simple: Small, closely knit training groups, individualized academic instruction, world class venues and training environments, all…

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Winter Term’s Farm Field Trip

By: Emily Wheeler, Winter Term Residential Life Coordinator As the season winds down, what better time to go visit a farm? The Full and Gold Term athletes took a short detour on the way home from the mountain last week to stop in at the North Country School (NCS), a neat boarding school for grades 4-9…

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U16 Easterns Make NYSEF Proud

By: Pieter van Ingen, U16 Coach/Winter Term Dorm Parent The U16 squad arrived in Stowe, VT on Friday, March 10th for the 2017 Eastern Regional Championships, ready to bring their A game! The racers gathered at the start of the Super G on Main Street on Spruce Peak at Stowe Mountain Resort eagerly awaiting the jury…

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Meet Mogul Athlete Emma Lauria: NYSEF’s March Athlete Of The Month

NYSEF is proud to recognize exemplary athletes for their achievements on and off the hill through the continuing Athlete of the Month program. Athletes throughout the club will be highlighted for their accomplishments including community service, sportsmanship, academic & extracurricular achievement and athletic performance.  Athletes of the Month will also be featured in the Lake Placid News. This…

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