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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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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54th annual Hovey Memorial GS Photos are posted!

There’s a whole lot of history in this event. 54 years, to be exact! We were thrilled to see such a sizeable and enthusiastic crowd for this year’s running of the Bill Hovey Memorial GS. Photos (all kids, all clubs) are posted on our NYSEF flickr page. Share ’em, spread ’em, and post ’em on…

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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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Awesome weekend at U16 State Championships!

They’re just something really fun about hosting State Championships at your home mountain… especially when you get to shred full-length Super G, GS and Slalom over the pitch a million times! First, a huge THANK YOU to the hard working staff at ORDA and the NYSEF Race Crew for keeping our venue in AWSOME shape…

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