19 Results for group: csu-coaches

Eli Gallaudet


Steve Lake


Victor Feofilaktov

Victor Feofilaktov has almost 15 years of cross-country ski coaching experience with the Olympic Reserve Sport School in Moscow, Russia, and 1.5 years as Biathlon coach of Casper Mountain Biathlon Club in Casper, Wyoming. He also worked as an Associate Professor of the Skiing Department at the Russian State University of ... More

Cate Brams

Our head coach, Cate Brams, grew up in the Boston area, and learned to ski race in the EMBK / CSU pipeline. She then raced for Middlebury College, where she qualified for NCAA Championships, was named First Team All-East, and was team captain in her senior year. After graduating from Middlebury in 2018, Cate joined the Sun ... More

Tod Niedeck

With a move to the Boston area in the fall of 2015, Tod & Sheila Niedeck stepped away from leading the Berkshire Trails Bill Koch ski club and NENSA’s western Massachusetts District Chair and marshalled their kids Linden and Leigh into CSU and EMBK, respectively. Tod’s Nordic racing career began during the Carter ... More

Carina Wallack

Carina Wallack started skiing in high school and was hooked on the sport when she joined CSU. During college at Colby she enjoyed skiing at Quarry Road and jumping into citizen races. Carina moved back to the Boston area when she graduated in 2017 and now works on clean energy and energy efficiency policy advocacy. In ... More

Heiner Baumann

Growing up in the mountains of Switzerland, Heiner learned to wax and ski from his father. He completed his initial marathon distance race at age 16 and earned his first Nordic ski instructor qualification at age 18. Off the snow, he professionally led for some time an international youth development program promoting ... More

Jared Courtney

Jared Courtney has been involved with endurance sports since middle school: he began Nordic skiing in the 8th grade at Belmont Hill School, where he also ran cross country and rowed on the varsity teams for four years each. Jared then rowed on the Varsity Lightweight Crew at the University of Pennsylvania and began ... More

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

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