FSC Coaching Staff

 

U21-19 Staff


Head Coach - Dan Marshall
Dan has decades of experience coaching ski racing and also coordinates the Eastern High School Championships, an event he created.  Dan is very active in the ski racing community;  he serves as the President of NHARA and is an active member of the NHARA Coaches Council.

Bruce "Smed" Blair
Smed returns to the U21-18 ranks this season, bringing both decades of domestic and international alpine ski racing experience along with a true passion for the sport of snow skiing.  His enthusiasm and experience will help bring our U21-18 program to a new levels of success.

Lori Ford

Matteo Bassi

 

 

U16 Staff

 

Head Coach - Eric Price

Eric brings over a decade of coaching experience to FSC and is a USSA Regionally Certified Coach, having attained this certification at the National Coaches Academy in Mammoth, California.   Eric works during the week with the Holderness School racers.  He and his family live in Franconia where he runs his own company in the off season.

Ray Humphreys

Ray returns to FSC after a season off, recuperating from knee surgery.  Ray's love of ski racing has carried through all the way from his days as a junior racer, up through high school and college racing, and into a professional coaching career.  He has the great knack of being able to pull the best from each racer, celebrate their accomplishments and help foster a deep respect for teammates and the sport.

Rob Hamilton
Rob returns to the FSC coaching roster with years of exceptional coaching experience.  He started his coaching career at Crotched Mountain working with U14s and U12s.  He then moved to the Woman’s Ski team at UNH, leading them to the NCAA Division 1 nationals.  Most recently, Rob worked with Cranmore Mountain’s highly respected BWL program.  He has a deep understanding of the technical/tactical progressions of ski racing and how to create a fun, learning environment for young skiers.

Jake Manseau

Phil Boone

 

U14 Staff


Head Coach - Stephen Roberts
Welcome back "Bucket" as our Head U14 Coach!  Steve has been coaching for more than 15 years and is a Regionally Certified Coach.  He has been involved with the club for many years, including experience here as an athle te in the 1980s.  He’s been involved with developing some of the greatest talents the Club has produced, including former US Team member Caitlin Ciccone (who is now a U10 coach for FSC!).  He is a very enthusiastic and motivating coach who has a well known history for getting the most out of his athletes. 

Ryan Welch
Ryan grew up on the race circuit in Vermont. He attended Stratton Mountain School and then raced for Plymouth State University and skied in the USCSA Nationals for three years. Ryan has coached at the U21 and U18 levels at both the New Hampton School and the Gunstock Ski Club. His experience includes working at both the F.I.S. Eastern Cup and NorAm level where he coached N.H. native and former U.S .Ski Team member Warner Nickerson. Ryan is returning to FSC as a coach for his fifth year and resides in Thornton, NH with his family. In the off season, Ryan is the C.F.O. of a Contracting firm in Plymouth, NH.

Vince Bell
Vince has nearly 20 years of coaching experience and was also a successful alpine ski racer in college.  He is extremely knowledgeable and has a great demeanor with his athletes.  He has coached our U21-18 athletes for many years and has also coached at summer camps in Saas Fe, Switzerland.  Vince is a terrific technical coach and will help each of our U14s reach their full potential.  

Erik Swanson


 

U12 Staff
 

Head Coach - Geoff Hamilton

Allyson Newell 
Allyson is a Collegiate All American who earned her way to race at the US Nationals.  She loves the sport and is a very dedicated and passionate coach.  In her first year with FSC she got down to work with the U16 State Group and brought home the NHARA State U16 Championship trophy.  When not skiing Allyson continues to further her education.

Harry Newell

Paolo Wieser

 


U10 Staff

Head Coach - Ryan Boissonneault

Ryan is a very knowledgeable coach who relates incredibly well to his athletes.  His keen eye for technique, years of experience and love for skiing compliments the staff very well.  Ryan will be responsible for the Friday program, working alongside Jake and Eric to continue our great tradition of the best quality training for our athletes.  Ryan recently travelled to Europe and was on the hill at Wengen, Switzerland for the Lauberhorn and Kitzbuhel, Austria for the Hannenkahm.  Off season he runs his own painting company.

Eric Chandonnet

Bryna McCartney

Caitlyn Ciccone

 

U8 Mtn Rippers Staff 

Head Coach - Bob Ganley

Bob is a level 3 PSIA ski instructor with over 20 years of coaching experience.  He enjoys working with FSC's youngest group of athletes and feels passionate about establishing strong fundamental skiing skills at a young age.  Bob and his athletes can be found enjoying the terrain all over the mountain, switching between directed exercises and supervised free skiing.  When not on the mountain, Bob works in the Technology field.

Meghan McCarthy McPhaul

Kyla Welch

 

Holderness Coaches

Holderness Coaches - Our U16-19 staff also includes the Holderness School coaches.  

Craig Antonides, Head Coach for Holderness, brings decades of experienced coaching at the highest level.  Craig is also an avid cyclist and he represents NHARA as the Head of Alpine Competition Committee.

Ben Moody is a professional downhill mountain bike racer in the off season and he is one of the most enthusiastic and talented skiers on the FSC staff.  When he’s not on the hill getting the best from his athletes Ben is either on his bike or in the woods ripping the latest secret stash of powder.

Jeff Harold has been coaching for over 10 years and brings experience from both the local level to Regional FIS events.  He still enjoys racing himself, putting on his GS suit whenever he can and competing in many local race leagues to keep it fresh.  Jeff also runs his own company in the off season.

Janice Dahl is a Collegiate All American from UNH and loves to ski more than anyone out there on the hill!  She is a very gifted coach with many years experience.  She is also a teacher at The Holderness School.

Lori Ford

Matteo Bassi 

Cory Costello

Leigh Ann Connors

 

 

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