Winter Term

NYSEF KELLY BRUSH RIDE: September 8

NYSEF will have athletes, coaches, parents, alumni and staff participating in the Kelly Brush Foundation Ride on Saturday, September 8 in Middlebury, Vermont. In 2006, Kelly Brush sustained a severe spinal cord injury while racing for the Middlebury College Ski Team. Soon after her injury, she and her family founded the Kelly Brush Foundation (The Foundation).…

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NYSEF EXTENDS PROGRAMMING TO BELLEAYRE MOUNTAIN

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) is excited to announce its growing partnership with the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) by offering competitive alpine and freeride programming at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center (Belleayre) in Highmount, N.Y. Managed by ORDA since 2012, Belleayre is conveniently located approximately two-and-a-half hours from the greater New York City…

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VONN NAMED ALPINE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) and Northwood School (Northwood) are pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Vonn as Alpine Technical Director furthering the partnership the two organizations have enjoyed for decades. This new role is a collaborative effort to enhance their alpine program while supporting the development of athletes to the highest…

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NYSEF reaches Gold Club status…again!

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) has successfully renewed U.S. Ski and Snowboard Podium Certification at the Gold level. U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s Podium Club Certification Program requires a rigorous, mission driven self-assessment and review of the best principles and practices in eight areas of organizational performance. NYSEF has demonstrated appropriate levels of performance…

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Colin Delaney, Domestic Jumping/Nordic Combined Coach of the Year

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Congress took place May 1- May 5 in Park City, Utah. The Congress features meetings of the sport committees and subcommittees, as well as the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Board of Directors. There was a special ceremony to honor the coaches who made significant impacts to their snowsports this…

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March Athlete of the Month: Norah Dempsey

March Athlete of the Month is Norah Dempsey, a 14 year old, U16 alpine athlete from Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Norah raced at Gore Mountain (in North Creek) and since become a part of NYSEF’s Winter Term Program. Winter Term allowed Norah to train throughout the winter while getting one-on-one tutoring to keep up with her…

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Kevin Drury’s 2018

NYSEF alum and 29-year-old Kevin Drury (Toronto, Ont.) had his best season ever, contributing heavily towards the team winning the Nations Cup. Drury achieved his career-first World Cup podium this season and followed it up with two more, including a win in the final race of the season. He closed out the World Cup season…

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