Saturday, November 28, 2020

Rowmark Ski Academy

Address: 843 Lincoln St. Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Phone: 801-355-7494


Founded: 1982

Grades: Academy is 8th grade/U16 through post-graduate. We also offer a complete junior program from 3rd through 8th grade/U14.

Category: Full year traditional ski academy – Academic program is from late August to early June plus year-round conditioning program and four off-season camps at Mammoth (June), Italy (October), Mount Hood or Chile (August), and Colorado (November).

Application Deadline: 3/1/2021

Day School Cost: $40,606, $15,556 for post-graduates.

Boarding School Cost: $50,146

Financial Aid: Yes

Notable Coaches: Todd Brickson – Academy Director and Head U16 Coach, Wendy Hare – Team Manager and Academic Coordinator, Graham Flinn – Head FIS Coach/Head Conditioning Coach, Brian Morgan – Men’s FIS Coach/Equipment Manager, Foreste Peterson – Women’s FIS Coach and Academic Liaison, Lyndsay Strange – U16 Coach and Academic Liaison, Troy Price – Junior Program Director

Notable Alumni: Eleven Rowmark athletes have been named to the U.S.Ski Team in the last 16 years including Erik Fisher, Nick Baker, Roger Brown, Keely Kelleher, Courtney Hammond, Kiley Staples, Jennifer Van Wagner, Tague Thorson, Alice McKennis, Breezy Johnson and Katie Hensien. Other notable alumni include Hilary Lindh, Picabo Street, Kristi Terzian, Ovidio Garcia, Spencer Eccles, Jeremiah Thompson, Alexandra Shaffer, Amber Guaraglia, Rob Saunders, Levi Leipheimer, Adam Cole, Charles Christianson, Lauren Samuels and many NCAA All-Americans.

Featured Alumni

Athletic Approach: Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, the mission of Rowmark Ski Academy is to provide the best possible program for our athletes to develop their potential as elite ski racers, engaged students, positive role models, and contributing members society. As a division of Rowland Hall-St. Mark’s School, we take pride in offering an unparalleled combination of academics and a complete year-round ski-racing program for our student-athletes. (The name Rowmark comes from the “Row” in Rowland and the “mark” in St. Mark’s.) We have found that the skiers who have the best experience at Rowmark are: 1. Good students who take academics seriously. 2. Passionate, talented, hard-working ski racers. 3. Good citizens and teammates. Our focus is on the complete student-athlete: academics, athletics, technique, tactics, physical conditioning, sports psychology, teamwork and citizenship.

Academic Approach: Rowland Hall-St. Mark’s School provides a challenging curriculum and state of the art facilities enhanced by supportive faculty, and full time academic support and college counseling. Sixteen AP courses offered, Sutherland Institute Award for Excellence in Education, No. 1 Utah private school. Our college placement is outstanding with alumni attending top colleges and universities including Dartmouth, Middlebury, Williams, Harvard, Bates, Colby, University of Denver, University of Vermont, University of New Hampshire, University of Utah and many more. Virtually all students who graduate from Rowland Hall attend college or university at a four-year institution. In a typical year, more than half of Rowland Hall graduates are offered merit scholarships by these colleges and universities across the country.


Training Facilities:  We train at Park City Mountain Resort, the new Utah Olympic Park Alpine training venue and freeski at Park City, Deer Valley, Snowbird, Alta, and Solitude ski resorts.



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