|Head coach and director of TEAM Afton-a USSA program.
Tony co-directs the Olin/LaCasse Skiracing School at Mt.
Hood, Oregon during the summer months, and at VAIL,
Colorado, in November. He is an International Certified Coach
and PSIA certified. Tony raced internationally in NORAMS' and
Europa Cup. As a collegian, while skiing for St. Olaf College,
he lead his team to the National Championship while he
became the national USCSA slalom champion in 1987. A
father of two, with wife Julie, Tony has gained a reputation as
a caring, insightful and innovative coach. He has been racing
and coaching more than 25 years..... the total experience with
all levels. He has produce numerous Junior Olympic
Champions and U.S. Ski Team Members, and all the time
remains attentive to the needs of skiers of all abilities
|Josee and Tony surround their students with a highly qualified coaching staff that
includes racer/coaches from many international walks of life.
More coaches will be announced.
|Born in Montreal, Canada, Josee started skiing at two years
old and racing at six. She won her first Canadian National
title at fifteen. At eighteen, she was named to the Canadian
Ski Team on which she competed for seven years. Her
accomplishments include capturing third place in a World
Cup Giant Slalom; representing her country at the Olympics
in Calgary, placing 11th in GS and 16th in Slalom. In 1991,
while earning a business degree from Sierra Nevada
College, she won the University World Championships in
Sapporo, Japan. Perhaps Josee's most important
accomplishment has been raising her two daughters, Zoe
and Danika. Josee coaches Diamond Peak Ski Team
She is fully certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of
America, and USSA . She shares her passion for skiing with
coaches and young skiers.
|Josee Lacasse - director
|Yoohoo, or better know as Ponde, comes
from Finland and is one of the most beautiful
skiers you'll ever see! He is studying
Rocket-Science at the University of New
Mexico. More info coming soon.