Thursday, October 22, 2020

Steamboat Mountain School

Address: 42605 County Road 36 Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Phone: 970-879-1350


Founded: 1957

Grades: 9-12

Category: Prep School with competitive ski programs, Day School, Boarding School

Application Deadline: 2/15/2020

Day + Boarding School Cost: For more information visit,

Financial aid: Yes

Head of School: Meg Morse

Academics and Overview: Steamboat Mountain School is a coeducational boarding and day high school that blends academics and adventure, combining an outstanding college-preparatory curriculum with extraordinary programs out of the classroom and around the globe to build students’ knowledge, develop their confidence and independence, and prepare them for meaningful and fascinating lives. At the heart of the School is an outstanding college-preparatory curriculum taught by some of the most interesting and dedicated faculty members you’re likely to meet anywhere. Learning is challenging and engaging and happens in small classes that involve you deeply in your education. Our students come from 14 states and 6 countries and bring with them an adventurous spirit and a thirst for learning.

Athletics Approach: The Competitive Ski & Ride program is for strong athletes looking for top-level training and competition. The program is run in conjunction with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, which has developed more Olympians than any other club in the U.S. Our schedule enables student athletes to lighten their academic load in the winter to accommodate their training and competition schedules. Our student athletes have access to the best teachers and professional coaches.


Alpine:  Mike Bansmer, Ty Upson ’85, Ben Brown Cross-Country: Brian Tate, Josh Smullin Nordic Combined and Special Jumping: Todd Wilson, Karl Denney Moguls: Bobby Aldighieri, Cooper Taymore Snowboard: Tori Koski, Thedo Remmelink, Maddy Schaffrick Freeski:Tony Lodico, Andy Michnay

Notable Alumni

Alpine Skiers: Hig Roberts ’09, Caroline Lalive Carmichael ‘97, Anna Marno ‘10, Sacha Gros ’93, Linas Vaitkus ‘91
Moguls: Avital Shimko ’14, Travis Mayer ‘00, Eliza Outtrim ‘03, Ryan Dyer ’09, Nick Cleaver ’90, Maria Quintana ’84, Ryan St.Onge ’01,
Freeski: Karl Fostvedt ’08, Pep Fujas ’01 Nordic Combined and Special Jumping: Johnny Spillane ‘99, Clint Jones ‘04, Dave Jarrett ‘89, Ryan Heckman ‘93, Tommy Schwall ‘02, Randy Webber ‘95
 Snowboard: Christian De Oliveira ’19, Michelle Gorgone ’01

Training Facilities

Steamboat Winter Sports Club athletes utilize several training venues including; Howelsen Hill, the Steamboat Touring Center, and the championship-caliber Stevens Family Alpine Venue located at the Steamboat Ski Resort.

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