SVSEF Seniors: Reflections & What’s Next

We are pleased to welcome into our Alumni Association 20 graduating SVSEF student-athletes. Whether they have been with us for 10 seasons or one, we are grateful to have had them on our teams; leading, growing, and reminding us why we do what we do. Congratulations to all of our graduates – we’re looking forward to seeing what amazing things you do next.

Missing from photo: Isabella Bourret, Ally Olearain

Isabella Bourret

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 3

Program: Cross Country

College: Smith College

Kirsys Campbell

High school: Wood River

Years with SVSEF: 7

Program: Cross Country

Favorite ski run/trail: Billy’s Bridge

College: University of Alaska Fairbanks

College sports: Cross country skiing and running

Skylar Cooley

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 4

Program: Alpine

Favorite ski run/trail: Machine Road

College: Boston University

College sport: Club skiing

Shout out: Thanks Mom and Dad.

Ryan Dobi

High school: Timberline (Boise)

Years with SVSEF: 2

Program: Park & Pipe

Favorite ski run/trail: Easy way down

College: University of British Columbia’s School of Engineering

Wilson Dunn

High school: International Connections Academy

Years with SVSEF: 10

Program(s): Mogul, Big Mountain

Favorite ski run/trail: Upper River

College/what’s next: Gap year/NOLS WEMT Fall Semester

Shout out: The Cordeau family, Gary McKenzie, Conor Davis and Alden Carter, my homies and my family.

Julian Gluck

High school: Timberline (Boise)

Years with SVSEF: 1

Program: Park & Pipe

Favorite ski run/trail: Dollar Mtn.

College/what’s next: Fire crew, travel, snowboard

Shout out: Thanks to my parents and my coaches for keeping me stoked. Shout out ot Oma for the free hookups.

Blake Harmon

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 10

Program: Freestyle

Favorite ski run/trail: Limelight

College: University of Denver

College sport: Maybe ski club

Shout out: Thanks Dad and Mom, and also thanks to my friends.

Carter Jendrezak

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 4

Program: Alpine

Favorite ski run/trail: Greyhawk

College: University of Denver

College sport: Club skiing

Shout out: Thank you to everyone who made my time here so special.

Tom Klose

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 2

Program: Alpine

Favorite ski run/trail: Cozy

College or plans for next year: Going back to Germany

Shout out: Thanks to everyone who made the last two years super fun!

Alex LaFleur

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 10

Program(s): Moguls, Big Mountain

Favorite ski run/trail: Upper River

College: University of Washington

College sport: Ski instructor

Shout out: Thank you to the Cordeau family for teaching me everything I know!

Molly Milgard

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 11

Program: Alpine

Favorite ski run/trail: Machine Road

College: Southern Methodist University

College sport: Water polo

Shout out: Thanks Mom & Dad

Max Noddings

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 3

Program: Alpine (USSA/FIS)

Favorite ski run/trail: Warm Springs

College or plans for next year: PG year with SVSEF

Shout out: Thank you to all the coaches at SVSEF for supporting me throughout my time here in Sun Valley, Also, my biggest thanks to my parents who have made this all possible!

Landon Nurge

High school: Wood River

Years with SVSEF: 10

Program: Cross Country

Favorite ski run/trail: Galena – Rip and Tear

College: United States Naval Academy

College sport: Maybe running

Shout out: The Nordic team has been one of the most influential programs I have and will ever be a part of. Thanks so much, Rick, Ashley and other coaches for making the team what it is.

Matt O’Connor

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 10

Program: Alpine

Favorite ski run/trail: Machine Road

College: Montana State University

College sport: Club ski racing

Shout out: Thanks to Scotty, Will, Biche, Pat, Adele, Galen, and all of the other coaches that have helped me become the person I am today.

Ally Olearain

High school: Bishop Kelly (Boise)

Program: Park & Pipe

College: University of Hawaii Manoa

Grace Pepin

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 4

Program: Alpine

Favorite ski run/trail: Machine Road

College: University of Denver

College sport: Club skiing

Shout out: Thanks to everyone who has helped me along the way in my ski racing career, especially my parents and coaches.

Michaela Petty

High school: Bishop Kelly High School

Years on ski team: 5

Team/program: Cross Country

Favorite ski run/trail: Osberg Ridgeline

College: University of Texas

College sport: Club lacrosse, possibly

Shout out: I want to thank Rick for teaching me what it means to be truly grateful for each beautiful moment in life, and for not letting me take myself too seriously. He helped me understand that it’s futile to worry about things you cannot control, and that has made my life, especially in the past few years of standardized testing and college admissions, much more laid back.

Henry Raff

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: 4

Program: Cross Country

Favorite ski run/trail: Galena

College: Bates College

College sports: Running and cross country

Shout out: Thank you Mom, Dad and Bronwen for immersing me in a great program. Huge thanks to Rick, Ash, Travis, and all the other coaches for not only teaching me a sport, but the importance of teamwork, honesty, bravery and much more.

Cooper Roquet

High school: Wood River High School

Years with SVSEF: 10

Program: Cross Country

College: Western State Colorado University

College sports: cross country skiing and mountain biking

Shout out: Thank you for all that you do, SVSEF.

Charlie Stumph

High school: Community School

Years with SVSEF: Many – 10, 11 or 12

Program(s): Alpine, Big Mountain

College: Colorado College

College sport: club ski racing

Shout out: Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the skier I am today.

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