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Ski Racing - Boys Varsity

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Overview

Overview

The Taft ski team is a member of the highly competitive Brigham Ski League, which includes teams from Trinity-Pawling, Suffield Academy, Ethel Walker, Loomis Chaffee, Berkshire School, Salisbury School, The Gunnery, Forman School, and Miss Porter’s. It also competes in the New England Prep School Class B Alpine Ski Championships held at various ski areas in New England. The team practices at Ski Sundown in New Hartford, CT, and races at Ski Sundown, Butternut Basin in Great Barrington, MA, and Mohawk Mountain Ski Area in Cornwall, CT. The program emphasizes skiing and racing technique, with skiers competing in slalom and giant slalom. All of our incoming skiers are strong skiers and many have racing experience. Dry-land training begins in early November. We ski five days a week, between January 1 and March 1, training Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. We race on Wednesdays. Coach Kurt Johnson is a professional Ski Instructor of America, level 3 certified, and has served as the assistant ski school director at Ski Sundown and for 15 years. Currently he is the race coordinator at Ski Sundown and works as a ski racing consultant for Rossingnol ski company. Coach LaCasse raced on a NCAA collegiate ski team and has coached in the Brigham Ski League for more than 10 years. Coach LaCasse teaches and is the assistant headmaster at Taft. He can be reached at jlacasse@taftschool.org and 860-945-7718. Please let us know, if you have questions and we hope to see you out on the hill!

Schedule

Schedule

Opponent Date Time Location Advantage Type Details Result Score Status
Ski Sundown Away Details Placed Second
Ski Catamount Away Details Placed Third
Ski Sundown Away Details
Ski Sundown Away Details Placed First
Ski Sundown Away Details Placed Second
Ski Sundown Away Details Placed Third
vs.
New Englands
New Englands Away Details
Ski Sundown Away Details
Ski Sundown Away Details

Roster

Roster

# Name Position Class Hometown
Collin Amelsberg 2019 Southbury, CT
Jonathan Cheng 2020 Whistler, BC
Gavin Feller 2022 New York, NY
Max Fossland 2019 New Preston, CT
Quinn Hedges 2021 Columbus, NC
James Hughes 2021 Morristown, NJ
Alex Lo Faro 2021 Lauenen
Jake Marx 2019 Denver, CO
Avery Mason 2020 Raleigh, NC
Pete Proscia 2021 Chatham, NJ
William Roberts 2022 Winnetka, IL
Gaden Romer 2022 Avon, CT
Chase Stahl 2020 Greenwich, CT
Philip Zanone 2019 Memphis, TN

Coaches

Record

Record

Year Record Year Record
2013-14 14-3-1 2014-15 12-6

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