Saturday, November 28, 2020

Steamboat Mountain School

Location: Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Phone: 970-879-1350


Founded: 1957

Grades: 9 through 12

Category: Prep school with competitive ski programs

Application Deadline: 2/15/2021

Day School Cost: $32,500

Boarding School Cost: $56,000

Financial Aid: Yes

Notable Coaches: Alpine:  Tyler Shepherd, Mike Bansmer, Robert Baker, Ty Upson, Ben Brown  Cross-Country: Brian Tate, Josh Smullin  Nordic Combined and Special Jumping: Todd Wilson, Karl Denney  Moguls: Bobby Aldighieri, Ann Battelle Snowboard: Tori Billings, Thedo Remmelink, Maddy Schaffrick  Freeski:Tony Lodico, Andy Michnay

Notable Alumni: Alpine Skiers: Noah Riemenschneider ’20, 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

Featured Alumni

Academic Approach: Steamboat Mountain School is relaxed and informal, there’s no pretense here – people are comfortable being themselves. Student are serious about what they’re here to do, but not against having fun doing it. We expect students over the course of their four years to become confident in synthesizing, analyzing, and organizing information. 

Athletic Approach: If you are a student-athlete who cares both about your grades and your podium finishes, then Steamboat Mountain School is the school and ski/snowboard program for you.

Training Facilities:

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC) trains at the championship-caliber Stevens Family Alpine Venue located at the Steamboat Ski Resort. SSWSC directs all snowmaking and grooming at the venue.  Our snowmaking and grooming operators manually inject the snow surface twice a season creating a fast and consistent run. Executive Director, Jon Nolting says, “I call it our ski racing sandbox. Once we get the snow on the hill, we can move it anywhere to create features like rollers, mounds, sharp break-overs and spine-like terrain to challenge the racers. Once the skiers master those, we’ll move the snow around and try something new. We can make the hill ski like a World Cup course and days later modify it to accommodate U12 racers.”

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