Nordic Competition Team | Ages 14-19

Athletes will have full-time coaching starting at the beginning of May, including strength, cardio, ski-specific training and technique. Families can expect monthly communication throughout the season to stay abreast of progress and developments. All athletes will be required to have an RMN and USSA license. Athletes may be required to meet a minimum athletic standard to qualify.

Ages: U16–U20 (YOB 2004-2009)

Pipeline: Competition Team athletes will have the opportunity to compete at USSS Senior National Championships, RMN JNQs, USSS Junior Nationals and other competitions as appropriate. 

Program Dates: May 1, 2023, to March 31, 2024

Training Days:

  • Dryland sessions Monday-Saturday
  • On-snow days Monday-Sunday
  • Days off and on your own training days will vary.
  • Please refer to Comp Team Calendar for specific details on training and racing.

Additional Notes:

  • Strength & conditioning program will be run through the Minturn Fitness Center. Typically two days per week during the dryland period.
  • Goal setting will be conducted as the dryland period starts and early during the on-snow period with a review after the competition season.

Program Fees:

Non-Resident Fee: $13,930, plus $100 Club Membership

Colorado Resident Fee: $11,660, plus $100 Club Membership

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park & 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. Please see Terms & Conditions for more information on the SSCV financial policy and pricing. To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: 100 points

**You are required to volunteer each season to earn the stated number of points. If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance. Please see Terms & Conditions for additional details related to the volunteer requirement.