Jesse Hunt, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
A/B TEAM – U21-U18
Jason Hey Women FIS Head Coach, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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/Head 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
Freddy Grossniklaus, U16 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.
Jason Lance, U14 Program Coordinator/ U14 1st yr Head Coach, firstname.lastname@example.org
Colleen Jamieson U14 2nd Yr Head Coach
Jackie Reis U14 Assist Coach
Jackie grew up in Falmouth, ME and ski raced for Gould Academy in Bethel, ME. After skiing NCAA Division I in the 2008 season, Jackie transferred to the University of Maine at Farmington. While at UMF, Jackie majored in Secondary Special Education and skied for the Division III team for 3 years and was captain of the team for 2. Jackie went on to ski coach for Mt. Hood Summer Ski Camps for 6 summers. Jackie joined PCST in the fall of 2013 and is a USSA level 200 coach. In the off season Jackie enjoys riding bikes, rock climbing, and hanging at the beach.
Heather Whitley, PT U14 Assist Coach
Ralph Raffin ,Head U12 Coach,
Sam Sweetser 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.