Jesse Hunt, email@example.com
Program Director and General Manager
Jesse Hunt has dedicated his life to alpine ski racing.
He joined the Park City Ski Team Program in June, 2009 after 16 years with the United States Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA), most recently as the US Ski Team Alpine Director.
During this time Jesse was part of what is arguably the most successful stretch of alpine results in US Ski Team history which includes 4 overall World Cup titles, 12 Olympic medals and 18 World Championship medals.
A professional staff of coaches support Jesse, including many with national team competition experience. All PCST coaches have USSA Coaches’ Association certifications and continuously update their education with clinics and certification classes.
Gail Barber, firstname.lastname@example.org
A/B TEAM – U21-U18
Jason Hey Women FIS Head Coach, email@example.com
This is Jason’s 7th season with the Park City Ski Team. Jason started his career as a J3 coach and is now the Head Women’s FIS Coach. He is originally from Northborough Massachusetts, where he ski raced at Ski Ward and Wachusett Mountain. He went on to race for Plymouth State University and was team captain for 2 years. Jason graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Psychology. Outside of PCST, Jason has 7 years of coaching experience at Mt. Hood Summer Ski Camps. In the off season, he spends his time mountain biking and rock climbing.
Will McDonald Women’s FIS Assist. Coach
John Buchar, firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Men’s Coach: A/B TEAM – U21-U18
John, born in Ostersund, Sweden, has been coaching for the Park City Ski Team since 2010. Previous to coaching, John raced for the University of Denver from 2005-2009. During his time at Denver, John was a member of the back-to-back NCAA National Champions in 2008 and 2009. John also won 2 individual championship titles in slalom and giant slalom in 2008. He was awarded “College Male Athlete of the Year” in 2008 by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame. John was a member of the Swedish National Team from 1999-2003.
Graham Flinn Men’s Assist Coach/Conditioning Coach
Graham, originally from Jericho, Vt, graduated from Burke Mountain Academy in 2004 and was a post-graduate member of the Park City Ski Team from 2004-2006. Graham graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2010 with a degree in Environmental Studies and Economics. He then went on to earn his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Administration while assistant coaching for the St. Lawrence Ski Team. Graham has worked for the PCST since 2012 and is currently the Assistant Men’s FIS Coach and FIS Conditioning Coach.
Grant Jamieson, Assist Coach
Grant, a native of New Zealand but now resident in the USA, graduated from Freyberg High School, named after General Bernard Freyberg, a school stepped in military tradition where he was Captain of the Rugby Team. Grant skied for Southern Districts Ski Association (Coronet Peak-Queenstown) as a PG where he National Championships before gaining employment in the coaching and ski teaching industry in 1987. Since that time employment in addition to NZ has been gained in Japan, Italy, Austria, Canada and the USA. This includes attending projects for the New Zealand Ski Team and Program Director at Turoa (North Island NZ), Mt Hutt (speed venue- South Island NZ) and Crested Butte (Colorado USA). Grant is also a holder of international alpine ski and coaching certifications and an examiner for the NZ association.
Cameron Chin U16 Men’s Coach/Head Conditioning Coach: email@example.com
Tina Nardi U16 Womens Coach: firstname.lastname@example.org
Originated from Southern Vermont started skiing at the ‘sunny mountain’ Bromley and began racing with the Bromley Outing Club (BOC). Attended the Mount Mansfield Winter Academy and skied for MMWA Mountain Mansfield Ski Club. Went to Saint Michael’s College where she studied Psychology as well as played field hockey all 4 years, ski racing freshman year. Tina began coaching in college at the J4 level with MMSC, fostering a love for that aspect of the sport. Once graduating, Tina moved west in pursuit of more snow and larger mountains which lead to 4 years coaching J3s at Snowbird Sports Education Foundation under Steve Bonuous and Fritz Wood. Tina has been with the Park City Ski Team since 2011 working with the J3s/U16s. Currently U16 Women’s Head Coach who enjoys working with the athletes on and off snow. Tina is a USSA Level 200 coach. Off the snow, she is a yoga instructor and enjoys mountain biking, hiking, camping, and rock climbing.
Colleen Jamieson U16 Assist Coach
Jesse Hunt U16 part-time/technical advisor
Ben Sinclair Head Age Class/U14 Head Coach, email@example.com
Ben grew up skiing racing USSA/FIS out of Berkshire East in western Mass. He moved to Utah to attend the University of Utah in 1994 and has been living in Park City since 1996. After 14 years coaching at various levels of the program including Head U16 coach, Ben is the current Head Age Class Coach for U14/U12/U10. Ben is a USSA Level 300 certified alpine coach. During the 2013-14 season, Ben was a lead coach for the FIS Men’s team at the Green Mountain Valley School. Ben is a PGA Golf Professional and has been teaching in the Park City community for 15 years. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, whitewater paddle boarding, skiing, mountain biking and tennis.
Freddy Grossniklaus U14 Assist Coach
Freddy was born in Beatenburg, Switzerland where he became a member of the Beatenburg Ski Team in 1972 and was later promoted to the Regional Team. He was an elite racer in slalom, giant slalom, and downhill until 1991 where he gained the experience of forerunning the Lauberhorn Downhill in 1990 and 1991. Freddy has experience coaching the Regional Ski Team in Switzerland from U10-U18. He is certified as a Federal Swiss Ski Instructor, as well as Examiner in 1988. Freddy has experience coaching for Canterbury Ski Club in New Zealand from 1987-1988. He is also the official pace setter in SL and GS for the international ski instructor courses and Swiss handicap races. He also conducted the Conditioning Camp for the Technical Swiss Ski Team in 2010. He is a USSA Certified Level 300 coach. Freddy has been coaching for PCST since 2009 starting as a U12 coach and is currently a U14 coach.
Jaime DuPratt, U14 Assist Coach
Jaime grew up ski racing for the Squaw Valley Ski Team and moved to Utah in 2006 to attend the Winter Sports School and be a member of the Park City Ski Team. Jaime raced for four years with the Park City Ski Team from 2006-2010. From PCST, Jaime went on to be a member of the University of Utah Ski Team and was Women’s Alpine Captain for 2 years. She graduated with a degree in Political Science, a Minor in Business, and a Certificate in International Relations in May 2014. This is Jaime’s first year coaching with the PCST and is a USSA Level 100 coach. Outside of skiing she likes to mountain bike, rock climb, and water ski.
Morgan Jubok, U14 Assist Coach
Heather Whitley, PT U14 Assist Coach
Jason Lance,Head U12 Coach, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sam Sweetser U12 Assist Coach
Jackie Reis U12 Assist Coach
Julia Wong, U12 Assist Coach
Duane (Dar) Hendrickson, email@example.com
Head Coach: DEVO TEAM
Jessie Delescenserie, Assist Devo Coach
Jess grew up racing out of Madison, WI and became a member of the Park City Ski Team as a J4. She spent 5 years racing out West between PCST and Vail, Co. During that time she was the top J3 and multiple wins in J3 Junior Olympics. Graduated from the Winter Sports School and is currently studying Computer Science at the University of Utah. Jess coached U14’s at the Brighton Ski Team for the last two seasons and is a USSA Level 200 Coach.
PJ Spaulding, Assist Devo Coach
Brendan Wall, Assist Devo Coach
Brenden is from Warwick, NY where he grew up racing at Mt. Peter and later became a member of their coaching staff. Brenden graduated with a degree in Health and Physical Education and then proceeded to get his Master’s degree in Exercise Science from East Stroudsburg University. He moved to Park City three years ago to partake in a Sports Science Internship with USSA at the Center of Excellence which lead to becoming the strength and conditioning coach for U.S. Ski Team Men’s Alpine C/D team. This is Brenden’s first year coaching with the Park City Ski Team
John Minahan, PT Assist Devo Coach
Andy Van Osdol, firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Coach: WARRIOR TEAM
Dave Magnone, Assistant Warrior Coach
Dave has a great passion for his time in the ski industry. He started out freestyle skiing for his local club in Vermont and was later approached by the Director of Alpine racing about a coaching position. Dave soon became a certified as a Level 3 PSIA instructor, USSA Level 200 coach, American Sport Education Program, Level 1 timing, VARA Apline Officials/Course Setting, and USSA Officials Clinic. He has experience in multiple other areas of the ski industry such as ski tuning tech, hosting collegiate and club races, and attending summer camps in both Mt. Hood and Mammoth. Dave has experience working with multiple programs including Okemo Ski Team, Ascutney Ski Team, Loon Mountain Ski Team, Jay Peak, Rowmark Ski Academy, and Ogden Valley Ski Team. This is Dave’s second year working with the Park City Ski Team.