Alpine Programs
 

Coaching Awards

The USSA Coach of the Year Award recognizes outstanding contribution to development and international programs by a coach resulting in high-level performance by his or her athletes in competition during the past season. Coaches of the year are recognized for their leadership, commitment, sport knowledge and passion, including proven ability to foster athletic excellence amongst their consituents or teams.

Nominations can be made during the year and are generally due mid-March. The awards are presented at championship events in the spring or at the USSA Chairman's Dinner in May during USSA Congress. Nominations can be sent to USSA Sport Education.

2014 coach of year nomination form (due 3/31/14)

 

 

Domestic Coach of the Year

2013 reciepient - Rob Dowd, Mt. Peter Race Team, NJ

Rob Dowd is presented the traditional alpine coach of the year belt buckle award by USSA Chairman Dexter Paine2012 - Konrad Rickenbach

2011 - Pat Callahan

2010 - Adam Chadbourne, Burke Mountain Academy coaching staff

2009 - Karen Ghent*

2008 - Bruce Knoepfel

2007 - Chip Cochrane

2006 - Darrell Gray

2005 - Peter Dodge

2004 - Randy Pelkey

2003 - Mark Sullivan

2002 - Kent Towlerton

2001 - Rob Clayton

2000 - Scott Moriarty

1999 - Peter Dodge

1998 - Erich Sailer*

1997 - Doug Williams

1996 - Crawford Pierce

1995 - Kent Towlerton

1994 - Carma Burnett

1993 - Rolf Gidlow

1992 - Lane Monroe, Sun Valley Coaching Staff

1991 - Bill Gunesch

1990 - Aldo Radamus

1989 - Kirk Dwyer

1988 - Tim LaMarche

1987 - Fritz Vallant

1986 - Chip Woods

1985 - Finn Gundersen

*Also recognized as USSA Development Coach of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee

 

International Coach of the Year

2013 recipient - Alex Hoedlmoser, USST Women's Head Coach

Alex Hoedlmoser at the 2013 World Championships (photo by Mitchell Gunn/ESPA)2012 - Chip White*

2011 - Forest Carey

2010 - Sasha Rearick

2009 - Chip White

2008 - Phil McNichol*, Patrick Riml

2007 - Alex Hoedlmoser*

2006 - Mike Morin

2005 - John McBride*

2004 - Alex Hoedlmoser

2003 - John McBride*

2002 - Jesse Hunt

2001 - Jim Tracey

2000 - Per Lundstam

1999 - Ueli Luthi*

1998 - Herwig Demschar

1997 - Georg Capaul

1996 - Jim Tracey

1995 - Ernst Hager

1994 - Ueli Luthi

1993 - Ernst Hager

1992 - Bill Egan

1991 - Rob Clayton

1990 - Doug Williams

1989 - Dan Bean

1988 - Georg Capaul

1987 - Paul Major

1986 - Theo Nadig