Freeski Teams

Skiing is a lifelong sport; there is always more to learn. Basic technique is always evolving, and the concepts and skills we discuss and demonstrate with the athletes are a constant work in progress. Our athletes strive for lofty goals in a team atmosphere, building on the momentum, enthusiasm and support of each other. Whether your sights are on making the U.S. Team or overcoming a fear of trying a new trick, our coaches will provide you with the opportunities to soar to success.

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Futures Travel Team (USASA/USSA FIS)

The Freeski Futures team focus is on slopestyle, big air and halfpipe skiing with the opportunity to travel to out of town training camps and events. A Freeski Athlete’s focus is on park skiing and skiing pow when conditions call for it. Must be able to ski all-terrain at speed in varying conditions that will include jumps, quarter-pipes, hips, rails, cat tracks, cliffs and other jib features. There will also be off-snow training available at the Air Barn. Off and on-snow training will focus on air awareness skills and basic acrobatics in relation to freeskiing. SVSEF will offer a number of training camp and competition opportunities. Each project has a separate cost in addition to tuition.

Tuition: $5,200
Ages: 14 and Older
Freeski Head Coach: Tyler Conway (view profile)
Futures Head Coach: Gui Brown (view profile)
Enrollment limit: 14

Fall Dryland

Fall Dryland
9/01/2021-11/19/2021

Two Strength and two air barn days
Wednesday-Friday morning and afternoon sessions
Four summer Saturday open session’s limit to sign-up 

Winter Training
12/01/2021-4/03/2022

Five days a week on snow + one weekly Air Barn session (with additional training in April for athletes who make Nationals and spring camp opportunities). 

  • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on snow, 2-4pm
  • Saturday and Sunday on snow, 12:00-3pm
  • Weekly Air Barn Sessions Wednesday 4:15-5:30pm
  • One Sunday a month off to rest or ski with friends

Additional Camp opportunities: subject to enrollment

  • Summer – UOP Utah Olympic Park landing air bag
  • Winter – on snow camps 
  • Spring – on snow camps

License Requirements: USSA General Membership ($30)USASA Membership “Big Mountain West”, and FIS license (Coach will let you know if you need the FIS membership)

SVSEF travel team member doing a rail slide at Dollar Mountain in Sun Valley.
SVSEF athlete doing a 360 Iron cross grab.

Park Progression (USASA)

The Freeski Park Progression Team’s focus is on learning more about slopestyle, halfpipe, big air and all mountain skiing (Big Mt) with the opportunity to travel to USASA events with parents. This team will ski Dollar and Baldy to further develop park, pipe, jibbing and all mountain skills. Athletes must be able to ski all-terrain in varying conditions. The ski skills this team will be learning is to hit jumps, quarter-pipes, hips, rails, cat tracks, cliffs and other jib features. There will also be off-snow training available at the Air Barn. Off and on-snow training will focus on air awareness skills and basic acrobatics in relation to freeskiing. Athletes on this team love to ski the terrain park and skiing POW when the conditions call for it. SVSEF will offer training camp and competition opportunities. Each project has a separate cost in addition to tuition.

Tuition: Progression 4 day team $4,100 enrollment limit 18
Tuition: Progression 3 day team $3,600 enrollment limit 7
Ages: 10-13
Freeski Director and Coach: Tyler Conway (view profile)
Coaches: Cassidy DuBois & Gabe MonDragon 
Enrollment limit: 25

Fall Dryland 

10/06/2021-11/29/2021

Two days a week Wednesdays and Thursdays afternoon 

Four summer Saturday open session’s limit to sign-up (sessions dates TBD)

Winter Training

12/02/2021-3/27/2022 (with additional training in April for athletes who make Nationals). 

  • 4 DAY TEAM: Thursday and Friday, 2-4pm Saturday and Sunday 12- 3pm
  • 3 DAY TEAM: Friday, 2-4pm Saturday and Sunday, 12- 3pm 

Weekly Air Barn Sessions on Thursday’s 4:30 -5:30pm

One Sunday a month off to rest or ski with friends

View Calendar:

  • USASA: Big Mountain West Series and Idaho Freeride 
  • USSA/USASA National Championships 
  • (1) Jr. IFSA regional in Idaho  

Additional Camp opportunities: subject to enrollment

  • Summer – UOP Utah Olympic Park landing air bag
  • Winter – on snow camps
  • Spring – on snow camps

Mini Xtreme

The program covers a broad spectrum of teaching modalities, ranging from fundamental skiing technique, to freestyle/mogul fundamentals, freeski/terrain park skills, alpine racing, and big mountain line selection and mountain awareness. “Ski it all” is the Mini X motto.

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Mini Xtreme athlete Liam Jensen jumping off the Sun Valley water tower.
Group of Baldy Devo athletes with coach on College.

Baldy Devo

SVSEF’s Baldy Devo program is the developmental ski program for SVSEF Baldy-based teams. Devo is for “Baldy-proof” kids, meaning athletes who can ski top to bottom, off-piste & groomed, and who understand safety rules and mountain etiquette.

We practice all-mountain basic skiing and riding, jump and park skills, bump skills and racing techniques with a strong FUNdamental emphasis. SVSEF’s Baldy Devo program is designed to introduce and refine skills required to advance within SVSEF’s alpine, freestyle and freeski programs. The SVSEF Baldy Devo program is staffed with experienced, professional coaches who teach age-appropriate skill progressions utilizing U.S. Ski & Snowboard program, in tandem with a host of internal SVSEF skill- and team-building philosophies.

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