Mogul Program Director
John joined SSCV in 2012 and we are very excited to have him. He hails from Cape Elizabeth, Maine and has so much experience to offer our club and athletes. He graduated Dartmouth with a Bachelor of Science in Latin and has been affiliated with and coached at the Carrabassett Valley Academy, Team Summit, the Canadian National Freestyle Team and Team Breckenridge.
Between his eight years at Team Breckenridge and five at Team Summit, John has coached 16 members of the U.S. Ski Team. He has also coached Olympians, world champions, national champions, World Cup event winner and World Cup overall winners. And these are only a few on John’s many accomplishments.
Here at SSCV John’s goal for his athletes is to promote measurable performance based improvements at all levels, to improve measurable results and to advance athletes to U.S. Development Programs.
Mogul Development Coach
Lara came to SSCV in 2011. She hails from New York City. Previously Lara coached for Buddy Werner League and in out Future Stars program. She is also Level 100 Moguls certified. Currently with Development Moguls, Lara coaches 8-11 year olds and is excited to grow her athletes love for the sport.
Lara graduated from University of Arizona in 1992 with a degree in Fine Arts and from Full Sail University in 2011 with a MS in Educational Technology.
Mogul Human Performance Coordinator & RMF Mogul Coach
Chris began skiing at 8 years old and was an alpine racer and played lacrosse for his high school, Henderson High. When he moved to Breckenridge during the ‘88/‘89 winter he became involved in the mogul program. He has spent time with USA Powerlifting competing in six national championships and setting the American Master’s records for seven years in snatch, clean and jerk, and total for USA Weightlifting.
Chris comes to us with years of experience from Team Sumit as the Devo Mogul Coach (2014-2018), and U15 Head Mogul Coach and Human Performance Director (2018-2021). He is looking forward to being involved with the most successful moguls program in the United States, both on and off snow. He feels it is a wonderful opportunity to help athletes strive towards their goals in this great sport by guiding them in their skiing skills as well as their strength and conditioning.
Chris also has certifications as a USSA Mogul Coach Level 200, USSA Aerials Coach Level 100, and USA Weightlifting Level 2.
Mogul Development Head Coach
Mogul Development Coach
John Kust joined SSCV in 2012. He hails from Excelsior, Minnesota. Previously John has been affiliated with the University of Colorado Freestyle team as a coach. Currently John coaches 8-12 year olds and is excited to teach them not only to be the best skiers they can be but also to ensure they are having a blast in the bumps.
Hometown - Vail, Colorado
Tegan was born and raised in Vail, CO. Her parents love skiing and often had her out skiing as a child.
In high school she attended Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy, while competing internationally as a mogul skier. A 2020 graduate of Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy, she will be attending San Diego State University (San Diego, CA) in the fall, planning to study Kinesiology and Sports Science.
Tegan has coached young athletes in many sports including: gymnastics, trampoline, and skiing. She has lots of knowledge from her many years as a competitive athlete. Her goal in coaching young athletes is to push and motivate them to achieve their highest potential, while having lots of fun.