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SSCV Celebration of Winter Cocktail Party and Silent Auction

Saturday, November 8th

Please join us for this season opening celebration in support of our athletes!
Purchase tickets and sign up for and begin bidding on silent auction items here.
Click here for the latest Celebration of Winter Snapshots newsletter for details.

Click on the Buy Tickets to Auction button.  It promises to be a fun evening, so we hope to see you there.

NCAA Pathways Discussion

The Importance of Academics to the Success of SSCV Student Athletes

 Special Guests-NCAA Alpine Race Coaches
When: November 25th, 6pm - 7pm
Where: Ski & Snowboard Club Vail Clubhouse 
What: 60 Minute NCAA Pathways Discussion, Expectations-Academic & Athletic, Application Process, Eligibility, Time & Commitment, Competition After NCAA
Who: SSCV Athletes, Parents, and anyone else in town for whom it makes sense
Appetizers and beverages will be provided by SSCV

Huge thanks for the extraordinary volunteers at the SSCV
Ski & Snowboard Swap

We are so grateful for the support of the many volunteers that made the SSCV Ski & Snowboard Swap a huge success!


Request for Support of Annual Giving

Each winter, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail helps more than 600 children develop character, courage and commitment through their participation in our winter snowsport programs.  Making SSCV affordable to all is our objective, thus fundraising is integral to the success of the organization.  Individual and corporate donations directly enable us to fulfill our mission of inspiring character growth and excellence.
Thanks to your tax-deductible donations, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail is able to help hundreds of young individuals pursue their on snow dreams.


Participation in the Annual Campaign is critical, as much of what we are able to accomplish at SSCV is made possible by a healthy annual giving program.  It is our goal to achieve 100% participation in annual giving from our membership. We strive to have every family make an Annual Campaign gift of personal significance – whether that is $100 or a Leadership Council gift, “Every Snowflake Counts.” After last year’s successes and recognition by USSA as Club of the Year, SSCV will continue to advance every aspect of the organization “To the Next Level.”  We ask you to join us in our commitment by taking SSCV “To the Next Level” by making an annual gift for the first time or increasing your gift from last year. Participation in this challenge demonstrates your belief and support of SSCV’s Mission, Vision and Values of “Character, Courage, and Commitment."
Gifts of $1,500 or more are recognized as Leadership Council Members. Enjoy the benefits of Leadership Council Membership, including an invitation(s) to the Larkspur dinner and First Tracks breakfast and ski day on Vail Mountain.
To take SSCV "To the Next Level", please contact Euginnia Manseau at, 970.790.5133 or make your gift online here.


High School State Mountain Bike Championships

Congratulations on a great season!

Congratulations on a fantastic season to the SSCV Mountain Bike Team.  What a great way to end the season at the High School State Mountain Bike Championships at their home course in Eagle!  Top finishes are noted below.  A complete list of results can be found at
Anna Martin - 6th Varsity 
Zoe Livran - 7th Sophomore
Daniel Huck 7th Sophomore
Michael Barrett - 9th Sophomore
Colby Lange - 1st Sophomore D2
​Sam Brown - 1st Fresh
Chris Seabury - 2nd Fresh
Wyatt Moehring - 6th Fresh
Nolan Herzog - 1st Fresh D2

Click here for a wonderful video from the High School State Mountain Bike Championships.  Click here for a photo album of the day courtesy of Jake Vickerman and Uncle Bob.


Volunteers Needed!

Saturday, November 8th

Three to four volunteers are needed this Saturday, November 8 from 9 am -2 pm at Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy in Minturn to help build a new sign at VSSA.  Volunteers will assist the mason by mixing concrete and moving stones.

Volunteers are also needed at the Celebration of Winter Cocktail Party and Silent Auction this Saturday evening, November 8.

To volunteer log in to your My SSCV account at or contact .

World Cup Volunteers Needed

Beaver Creek-November 28th through December 7th

Be a part of bringing the best of alpine racing to the Vail Valley.

November 28-December 1-set up-8 am – 4 pm; 1 registrar per day; remaining volunteers must be decent skiers or riders and capable of hard physical labor (e.g.-setting b net)
December 2-December 7-men’s training and competition days; 1 registrar needed; remaining volunteers must be extremely competent skiers or riders.
  •  Anyone who wishes to volunteer on a training or competition day must have completed at least one set up day. 
  • Anyone who wishes to volunteer at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek must have previous Birds of Prey work experience.
To volunteer, log in to your My SSCV account at and click on Volunteer or contact for more information.


SSCV Masters Race Camp

December 3rd-6th


SSCV Full-Time Athlete Jessica McMurtry Selected as Race Place Cover Model for 2014-15

Race Place, a ski industry retail catalog and website, recently announced Jessica McMurtry, a SSCV U16 Alpine Racer, as its cover model contest winner for the 2014-15 season.  She was selected from a national pool of contestants for her race results, good citizenship and academics, and a race photo of her shot by Scott Hathorne of Park City Ski Team (formerly Winter Park) during 2014 USSA RMD/Central U16 Championships at Steamboat Springs.

Other winners of this honor have been been Tommy Ford, Olympian and World Cup Racer, and Sky Kelsey, member of the USSA National Training Group, and racer for Aspen Ski Club. 

Jessica’s winning cover photo and feature story can be viewed by clicking here.


Complimentary Events for Prospective Nordic Development Level Athletes

Please pass along to interested families

SSCV is offering several complimentary events for prospective Nordic development level athletes.  Please pass along the below information to interested families.


For Alumni Athletes, Current and Past Families and Staff and Friends of SSCV

Please join us for Alumni Reunion Weekend-February 6th-8th

Click on the Save the Date below for details which will be updated from time to time.  Join the Facebook Events Page by clicking here.  Alumni and past parents and staff-please join the Alumni Guestbook by clicking here.


Additional SSCV Press Coverage; Athlete, Alumni and USSA Related Parent Coverage

Copper time trial helps decide Levi starters Tuesday-Ski Racing-November 5, 2014

How Did We Get Here?-Ski Racing Premium-November 3, 2014

Racers get excited for Worlds in Beaver Creek-Vail Daily-November 3, 2014

World Championships Showcased in NY-USSA News-November 1, 2014

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame announces Class of 2014-October 30, 2014-SSCV parent John McMurtry announced as an inductee elected to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

Photos and video: Shiffrin, Vail Valley Foundation celebrate win in Soelden-Vail Daily-October 25, 2014

Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin ties for giant slalom victory in Soelden-Vail Daily-October 25, 2014

High school cycling takes center stage in Eagle-Vail Daily-October 20, 2014

Vail’s Mike Brown inducted into Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame-Vail Daily-October 18, 2014-SSCV alumnus Mike Brown inducted into Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame


Press & Notices

Important Dates

SSCV Winter Office Hours:: 

Tuesday -Sunday
8:00 am-5:00 pm
at SSCV Clubhouse Office

November 8 ::

November 22 ::

November 25 ::

NCAA Pathways Discussion-details in left hand column

December 3-6 ::

SSCV Masters Race Camp-details in left hand column

February 6, 7 and 8 ::

Volunteer Opportunities

:: Mason Assistants to build
    VSSA sign
    November 8

 :: Celebration of Winter Cocktail
     Party & Silent Auction
     November 8

 :: Birds of Prey World Cup
     November 8

 :: Photographers-click here for

To view all volunteer opportunities, log in to your My SSCV account at or contact for more information.

Euginnia Manseau

Director of Development and Events


Euginnia started at SSCV in 2005. She traveled here from New Hampshire where she graduated from Colby-Sawyer College (New London, NH) with a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science, Sport Management. While in college she competed on the Women’s Alpine Ski Team and Women’s Soccer Team from 2001-2005. In the fall of 2011, she was inducted into the Colby-Sawyer College Athletic Hall of Fame for her achievements in ski racing. Euginnia is also an alumna of New Hampton School and was inducted into the NHS Athletic Hall of Fame in the fall of 2012 for soccer, skiing and softball.


SSCV Classifieds!

We have a classified section for our members to sell new and used gear, post rental homes, and more!

To add to or view the classified section click here. This is not to be used for business purposes.

E mail if you would like to remove old listings.


Supporting Ski & Snowboard Club Vail is as easy as shopping at  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Ski & Snowboard Club Vail whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

Simply follow these easy steps.
-Create a profile at 

-Choose "Ski Club Vail" from the list of available non-profits

-Shop, shop, shop at AmazonSmile!

Attention SSCV members: Want to put your grocery shopping to good use? A program is available with your City Market Value Card that allows SSCV to earn funds based on your grocery spending.

The Rewards Program will pay participating organizations based on their percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending of all participating City Market Community Rewards organizations. Each purchase made raises money for SSCV! 
Card holders can enroll their Value Card online HERE and choose Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (Organization # 10347) to benefit from their spending when they shop at City Market.
We are proud to be a part of this community program.  Thank you for your support!


Were you once a member of Ski & Snowboard Club Vail?  Email Sharon Schmidt ( with your current contact information (name, address, phone and email).  Let us know contact info for your fellow alumni as well! 

We strive to have every SSCV family make an Annual Campaign gift of personal significance--because Every Snowflake Counts.

Thank you to the following families who are 2014-2015 Leadership Council Members:

Molly and Steve Avery
Beth and Cameron Bailey
Suzi and Mike Bailey
Cindy Balin
Susan and Daniel Blake
The Borgen Family Foundation
The Cole Family
The Decker Family
Nancy and Ken Deline
Jane and Matt Donovan
Phil Duff
Jennifer and Tom Ebner
Ali and John Fallon
Arthur-Cabot Holdings, LLC
Jennifer and Rick Geisman
Karen and Brad Ghent
Tracy McCoy Gillette
Linda and Wyatt Hall
Carol and Ray Hilliard 
Louise and Phil Hoversten
Ross and Jennie Iverson
Maria and Steven Kalapos
Anne-Marie and John Keane
Brenda and Jeff Kirwood
The Landry Family
Liz and Gary Leeds
Stephanie and Rod Linafelter
Angella and Dwight Merriman
Kaia and Misha Mortiz
Carol Tucker Pattison
Sara and Aldo Radamus
Wendy and Paul Raether
Hunter and Boden Salani
Cathy and Scott Soden
Bloem, Boet & Siep van den Berg
Lindsey Vonn
Cynthia and Todd Wallis
Lydia and John Woodard
Thank you to the following families who have contributed to the Annual Campaign:
The Addis Family
The Babbs Family
Luci and Axel Bailey
The Baz Family
Matej Bednar
The Bettenhausen Family
Brooke and Jon-Erik Borgen
Charlotte and Oliver Boyd
The Boyes Family
Kurt and Gail Brandt
The Brinkerhoff Family
The Brown Family
Katharine and Madison Brown,
    Nancy Brown's grandparents
The Carr Family
The Chelain Family/The Left  
Bode Cobb
Kate and Carl Cocchiarella
Kathy and Michael Collins
Anya and Howard Cooper
The Coudouy Family
Alan Crocker
The Derwin Family
The DeScisciolo Family
Beck and Alex Dienst
The Douglas Family
The Dyroff Family
The Eidson Family
The Fedrizzi Family
Pamela and David Flynn
Cynthia & Victor Frandsen
The Frischholz Family
Valerie Gates
John Gayer
Kathy Gebhardt and Steve
Leese and Gary Gentry
Jason Glass
Doris and Matt Gobec
Steve and Jove Goodman
Ziggy Gosiewski
Elle and Remy Guillot
The Hargreaves
Kelly and Grant Herzog
Marnie and Michael Hock
Michael Imperi
Ross and Jennie Iverson
The Jemison Family
The Karsh Family
Roy Lapidus & Amy Minnick
The Lathram Family
Christina and Josh Lautenberg
The Lavicka Family
Broby Leeds
The Leonard Family
The Leseur Family
Jack Lewis
Izak Little
Katie and Bill MacFarlane
The Mauro Family
The McMurtry Family
The Meyers Family
Peter James Millett
The Milligan Family
LaRinda and Robert Moehring
Susan and Peter Neidecker
The Norling Family
The Obourn Family
The Sam Packer Family
The Pates Family
The Peterson Family
Max Pierce in memory of Zeke
Keith Powell
Andrew and Ian Rogers
Elliott Ross
The Rountree-Williams Family
Anne and Chris Rozzell
Kim Salani
The Sauter Family
John and Sharon Schmidt
The Skok Family
The Zdechlik Family
Tye Stockton
The Sullivan Family
The Thompson Family
Shamya Ullah
The Vickerman Family
Shawna and Drew Wachter
Tegan Wold
Conrad Woodland
The Wooles Family
Robert and Angela Worrell

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598 Vail Valley Drive
Vail, CO 81657

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1951 10th Mountain Division Memorial Highway
PO Box 369
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