My First memory of skiing I was around 5 years old. Sliding down a very small hillside at McIntyre Ski area in Manchester, New Hampshire. I tried my hardest to make a pizza with my skis as my babysitter held me up. The next time I was at a ski area, I was 10 and my brother and I took our first snowboard lesson together. I then joined our school’s ski club and was hooked on sliding after that.
I attend Pinkerton Academy in Derry, New Hampshire, for high school. I then went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in adventure education at Plymouth State University. I spent all of my free time in both high school and college in the winters either working as a snowboard instructor or riding Loon Mountain Park.
I first started instructing in 2004 at a small mountain in New Hampshire called Pats Peak. Sense then I have instructed at many resorts and volunteered at adaptive ski schools both in New Hampshire and Colorado. Before coming to SSCV, I worked at Woodward Copper for many years where I received my AASI Level III, AASI FreeStyle II and PSIA Level I. Since joining SSCV, I have received my USASA Level I and FIS License.
I hope to spread and share my joy for snowboarding while encourage the growth of courage and confidence in our athletes here at SSCV!