19 Results for group: csu-coaches

Terry Wong

Terry Wong has been pursuing various athletic endeavors his entire life, particularly enjoys learning new sports, and ideally will eventually find one that he not only enjoys doing, but actually excels at. A three-season athlete in high school (soccer, rifle, and tennis), he slowed his focus to rifle while in college, ... More

Sue LaChance

Sue LaChance is a CSU coach. More

Pat Giersch

Pat Giersch grew up playing hockey, baseball, and soccer. His background in endurance sports is in bike racing. Until recently, he was still playing and coaching soccer, which he abandoned after being enlightened about the wonder that is Nordic skiing. He is a NENSA Level 1 coach. More

Maddy Wendt

Maddy Wendt grew up in Minnesota, so don't even consider complaining to her about the cold. She discovered Nordic skiing at an early age, joining Bill Koch league in fourth grade. She raced for her school's varsity swim and ski teams in Stillwater, MN, throughout her middle- and high school years and went on to ski for the ... More

Kathy Maddock

Kathy Maddock has been the Souhegan High School Varsity Nordic Ski Team Head Coach for more than 15 years. She has coached the New England Junior Nationals Team several times, and has served as the New Hampshire Girls Coach for both the Eastern High School Championship Team and the Eastern J2 Championships Team. Kathy ... More

John Sakalowsky

John Sakalowsky has been a lifelong athlete. He started racing bicycles at age 13 and continued to race full-time through college and internationally thereafter, until he retired in 1997. He is a relative newcomer to Nordic skiing, starting in 2007, and he followed the CSU program to become a capable, competitive Masters ... More

Alex Jospe

Alex Jospe joined CSU after graduating from Colby in 2006 as captain of the ski team and has continued to indulge in her love of this sport since then. She is a NENSA level I certified coach, and is constantly trying to improve her coaching styles and techniques. Alex has been unable to kick the ski racing habit, which ... More

Amie W. Smith

Amie ​W. ​Smith writes: "I grew up in Vermont and started skiing as soon as I could walk. We could ski out our back door and over the the Van Sanford farm, and my mom would bribe us with hot cocoa if we skied the whole way. From age 5, I race​d​ with Prospect Mountain ski club, before it became the Bill Koch ... More

Barry Kitch

Barry Kitch comes to CSU by way of EMBK, where he was a long time coach and, from 2011 until 2017, Club Director. He is USSA Level II certified cross country ski coach. Rather than on the ski trail, his origins in competitive sport were on the tennis court, and he competed into college. He’s been a lifelong athlete, ... More

Bob Burnham

Bob Burnham writes: "I skied 4 events in high school and made the JN team in nordic combined in 1975. I skied nordic combined for the Dartmouth varsity team for 3 years and converted to XC alone when the NCAA removed jumping from college skiing. I began coaching some high school skiers in Missoula Montana while studying ... More