FSC Coaching 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.
Holderness Coaches - Our U21-18 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.
Head Coach, Men - Jake Manseau
Jake continues as our U16 Head Mens Coach working full time with both FSC and Holderness athletes. Jake is a passionate and talented coach who has worked with athletes from the FIS level to local children’s racing. He has been involved with several US Team National Development projects and is also a certified sports conditioner. Jake and his family live in Thornton and when not skiing he operates his own contracting business.
Head Coach, Women - 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.
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.
Jody will be continuing with the U16 staff this winter. Jody has coached for decades and has experience working with every level of athlete. His knowledge, experience, professionalism and keen eye for speed are invaluable assets to our coaching squad.
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.
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. He is a very enthusiastic and motivating coach who has a well known history for getting the most out of his athletes.
Ray returns to FSC for a second year of coaching the U14s. 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.
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 current U.S .Ski Team member Warner Nickerson. Ryan is joining FSC as a coach for the first 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 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. When not on the snow, Vince works as the Head of Property Management at The Owl’s Nest Resort.
Head Coach - Lisa Segal
Lisa is a PSIA examiner with a with a lifetime of skiing experience. Her knowledge of technique, and more importantly, her ability to teach it effectively, has had a huge impact on our BWL program. Her role as Head Coach is one of the most important positions in our program. Setting the stage for future success for our athletes is a task she takes very seriously. She is a PSIA-Child Specialists level 2 and is a Level 3 USSA Coach. When not skiing, which isn’t very often, Lisa works for Cottonwood Kids and spends time with her husband Jon and her two boys Sam and Casey.
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.
Head Coach - Ivar Dahl
Ivar is well known for his skiing exploits, including All American status at UNH and athletic experience at events such as the US Nationals and the World University Games. More importantly, Ivar is extremely passionate about the sport and is very excited to be working the U10 atheles. When not coaching, Ivar is a Sales Rep for Blizzard, Tecnica and Slytech.
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.