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…

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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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A Special Day for the Next Generation!!

A few highlights from the U10/12 end of season award ceremony and Picnic. Thanks to alumni Cecily Decker and Andrew Weibrecht these young kids got to spend a little time hanging with their heroes!! Click below to view the whole photo album:    

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Gore: March Highlights

By: Bone Bayse, Gore Program Director There was little time to sleep this past month at Gore. A full event schedule and plenty of end of season parties kept everyone on their toes. Here are some highlights from March: Kandahar Champs, brought together to best U10’s and 12’s for a great weekend of racing Evan…

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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 NYSEF Gore Athlete Hillary Larsen: Our February 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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U16 Alpine State Championships are Underway

Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts, the NYSSRA U16 Alpine State Championships got off to an AWESOME start today at Whiteface. First run GS photos are posted on our flickr page, here are a few fun ones.  

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Meet Northwood Junior Matthieu Côté: NYSEF’s January 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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