USSA Programs

Freestyle & Freeskiing Sport Committee

Organization & Purpose

The name of this committee will be the USSA Freestyle & Freeskiing Sport Committee (FFSC).  The Freestyle & Freeskiing Sport Committee pursuant to USSA Bylaw Article VI (c), will work with the staff of USSA to develop plans, strategies, and policies for submission to the CEO for the development and operations of freestyle and freeskiing and to assist USSA in the operation of the freestyle and freeskiing programs consistent with FIS regulations, USSA bylaws and the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act. 

Additionally the committee will work:

  • To contribute sport expertise leading toward the realization of the vision and mission of USSA in the freestyle and freeskiing disciplines.
  • To provide support in the identification and training of young freestyle and freeskiing athletes with the potential to become elite international competitors.
  • To nominate a representative to the USSA Board of Directors.
  • Enhance public awareness and favorable perception of USSA and competitive freestyle and freeskiing programs in all forms and at all levels.
  • To support and assist the USSA staff in development and coordination of programs for competitor development keeping in mind the participation elements and athletic excellence components of the sport and aspects of a national athlete development plan.


The Freestyle & Freeskiing Sport Committee (FFSC) is comprised of and will strive to represent the interests of the freestyle and freeskiing community within the United States.  Only current USSA freestyle and freeskiing members are eligible for election or appointment to the FFSC and its subcommittees and/or technical working groups.

The Freestyle & Freeskiing Sport Committee is comprised of the following members each with one vote, selected without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.  The vote for representation to the FFSC will occur at the annual USSA meetings.

  • Chair of the Freestyle & Freeskiing Sport Committee who casts his/her vote only in the case of a tie.
  • Moguls subcommittee chair
  • Aerials subcommittee chair
  • Skicross subcommittee chair
  • Rules & Officials subcommittee chair
  • Halfpipe/Slopestyle subcommittee chair
  • FIS Representative
  • USSA board representative
  • Divisional representatives* (2)
  • Freestyle program director
  • Freeskiing program director
  • At-large members - up to two at-large members (one two-year term, one three-year term)
  • Athlete representatives – four sport-specific athlete representatives, one of which is the USSA Board Athlete representative, who has a three-year term
  • Past-Chairman as voting member

Each of the above positions is to be held for a period of two years unless otherwise indicated.

*The eight divisions appoint two representatives for voting positions on the FFSC, one-year terms.


Freestyle & Freeskiing Sport Committee

Chairman:  Chris "Seedog" Seemann

B.O.D. Representative:  Glenn Eddy

Past Chair:  Andy Wise

Mogul Subcommittee Chair:  Chris Marchetti

Aerial Subcommittee Chair:  Tim Preston

Skicross Subcommittee Chair:  Zach Christ

Rules & Officials Subcommittee Chair:  Andy Hayes

Halfpipe / Slopestyle Subcommittee Chair:  Tom Yaps

FIS Representative:  Jay Simson

Divisional Representative - Rocky:  Dave Lawson*

Divisional Representative - Northern:  Mike Papke*

Divisional Representative - Alaska:  Alex Wilson

Divisional Representative - Central:  Lewis Sundquist

Divisional Representative - East:  Deb Newson

Divisional Representative - Far West:  John Dafoe

Divisional Representative - Intermountain:  Gaylynn Mooney

Divisional Representative - PNSA:  Pat Deneen/Johann Furr

Freestyle Program Director: Todd Schirman

Freeskiing Program Director: Jeremy Forster

At - Large:  Konrad Rotermund

At - Large:  Jeff Lange

Athlete Representative:  Jen Hudak

Athlete Representative:  Justin Peterson

Athlete Representative:  Ethan Fortney _

Athlete B.O.D. Representative:  Landon Gardner

* Votes rotate among the divisional representatives


Freestyle & Freeskiing Executive Committee

Chair:  Chris "Seedog" Seemann

Todd Schirman

Jeremy Forster

Landon Gardner

Glenn Eddy

Konrad Rotermund

Andy Wise

Jen Hudak


Freestyle & Freeskiing Judicial Committee

Chair:  Glenn Eddy

Mariano Ferrario

Landon Gardner



Last revised 9/12


Freestyle/Freeskiing Sport Committee Operating Procedures