Alpine FIS and FIS Elite Teams | YOB 2001-2005

Each team will design its progression based on the focus series in which they will be competing. Training plans will include spring, summer and early season training within a year-round schedule. They will follow a yearly conditioning plan designed and overseen by the coaches in cooperation with the Human Performance staff at the Minturn Fitness Center, always with the goal of helping each athlete achieve his or her maximum potential.

Each team has specific criteria. Please see the descriptions to determine the team in which an athlete fits.

Year-round programming: Skiing in Colorado typically extends from late October through mid-May. This can allow for approximately 140 days on snow during this period in addition to other on-snow camps offered.

Training Days: generally five days per week as calendared

Conditioning Days: five days per week during prep period and maintenance during season

Goal setting: developed with coaches during the early prep period

Technical Services Support: available as an additional option (not included in program fees) Learn more >

Evaluations: mid-season evaluations by January 31 and end-of-season evaluations by April 30

Note: Group training/skiing on Vail Mountain may be restricted to the Golden Peak Competition Arena early season until a substantial portion of Vail Mountain opens to the public. As a result, meeting times for Alpine Programs may be adjusted during this period.

Men’s FIS Elite Group

YOB 2001: Top 5 in US YOB SL or GS, or top 10 in both events

YOB 2002-2004: Top 10 in US YOB SL or GS, or coaches’ discretion

YOB 2005: Top 3 Rocky/Central Champs SL or GS, or coaches’ discretion

Non-SSCV Post-graduates:  Top 5 US YOB SL or GS

Women’s FIS Elite Group

YOB 2001: Top 5 in US YOB SL or GS, or top 10 in both events

YOB 2002/2003: Top 10 in US YOB SL or GS

YOB 2004: Top 10 in US YOB SL or GS, or coaches’ discretion

YOB 2005: Top 3 Overall Rocky/Central SL or GS, or coaches’ discretion

Non-SSCV Post-graduates:  Top 5 US YOB SL or GS

Achieving physical standards will be a condition for criteria and/or discretion

All criteria based on FIS points in slalom and giant slalom

Discretion will only be utilized if the coach:athlete ratio will not exceed 1:5

YOB – Year of Birth

FIS Men’s and Women’s Core Groups

Remainder of SSCV alpine athletes YOB 2005 or older

Program contacts

Women’s Team: Andrew Keating

Men’s Team:  Ian Lochhead

Sport Pipeline: Rocky Central FIS, Junior Nationals, FISU

Program Fees

Non-resident fee: $18,310

Colorado resident fee: $15,310

Plus $100 membership fee

See Terms & Conditions for more information on the SSCV financial policy, pricing and volunteer requirements.

To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: You are required to complete the following volunteer points: 160 points

**If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance**

**Contributions of $5,000 or more on an unrestricted basis to SSCV’s Annual Campaign make the volunteer commitment optional. If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the CO Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then in 2022-2023 they will be required to pay the 2022-2023 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2022-2023.  If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the Non-Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then they will be required to pay an additional amount to SSCV by May 30, 2022 equal to 20% of the 2021-2022 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2021-2022.

Uniform program for full-time athletes: Full-time athletes are required to wear an SSCV uniform. If you have an Alpine uniform from the past three seasons, you are not required to purchase a new Alpine uniform. To purchase an Alpine uniform, click here and navigate to Ski and Snowboard Club Vail in the USSA Certified Clubs dropdown at the top of the page. Use Password: sscv21

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park and pipe and freeride athletes at SSCV Summit County training areas and for Nordic athletes within the Vail Valley) and regular season strength and conditioning in the Vail Valley. SSCV Program Fees exclude all other fees and charges, such as but not limited to the following: early season and late season training and transportation fees and charges, all camps, all ski passes and lift tickets at all mountains, all competition entry fees, all travel, room and board charges, all governing body and association fees, all coach expenses during travel, all van fees (other than in state van fees back and forth to training or competition) and all team jackets and apparel.

Program contacts

Women’s Team: Andrew Keating

Men’s Team: Ian Lochhead

Sport Pipeline: Rocky Central Championships, NorAm, U.S. Nationals, NCAA skiing or U.S. Ski Team

Program Fees

Non-Resident Fee: $25,480

Colorado Resident Fee: $21,280

Plus $100 Membership Fee

Please see Terms & Conditions for more Information on the SSCV financial policy, pricing and volunteer requirements.

To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: You are required to complete the following volunteer points: 160 points

**If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance**

** Contributions of $5,000 or more on an unrestricted basis to SSCV’s Annual Campaign make the volunteer commitment optional. If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the CO Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then in 2022-2023 they will be required to pay the 2022-2023 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2022-2023.  If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the Non-Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then they will be required to pay an additional amount to SSCV by May 30, 2022 equal to 20% of the 2021-2022 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2021-2022.

Uniform program for full-time athletes: Full-time athletes are required to wear an SSCV uniform. If you have an Alpine uniform from the past three seasons, you are not required to purchase a new Alpine uniform. To purchase an Alpine uniform, click here and navigate to Ski and Snowboard Club Vail in the USSA Certified Clubs dropdown at the top of the page. Use Password: sscv21

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park and pipe and freeride athletes at SSCV Summit County training areas and for Nordic athletes within the Vail Valley) and regular season strength and conditioning in the Vail Valley. SSCV Program Fees exclude all other fees and charges, such as but not limited to the following: early season and late season training and transportation fees and charges, all camps, all ski passes and lift tickets at all mountains, all competition entry fees, all travel, room and board charges, all governing body and association fees, all coach expenses during travel, all van fees (other than in state van fees back and forth to training or competition) and all team jackets and apparel.