September 27, 2022                                                                                 
September and Beyond - Upcoming Community-Wide Events

Save the dates for the Vail Ski & Snowboard Swap (10/7,10/8,10/9) presented by Ski Pro and benefitting SSCV athletes and the Vail Nordic Swap (11/12) presented by SSCV and benefitting SSCV Nordic athletes. Many thanks to Discover Vail, Dobson Ice Arena and Ski Pro for their support of the Vail Ski & Snowboard Swap and Vail Nordic Center for their support of the Vail Nordic Swap!  There are multiple dates for members of the community to drop their gear off to be sold at these events as noted below:
  • Both Swaps - September 28 from 3 pm - 6 pm at the SSCV Clubhouse at 598 Vail Valley Drive in Vail
  • Vail Ski & Snowboard Swap only - October 6 from 12 pm - 5 pm at Dobson Ice Arena at 321 E Lionshead Circle in Lionshead in Vail
  • Vail Nordic Swap only - November 11 from 3 pm - 6 pm and November 12 from 8:00 am - 9:30 am at the Vail Nordic Center at 1775 Sunburst Drive in Vail
If your things sell during a swap, a percentage of the proceeds will go to you.  Please come out and support our SSCV athletes!  Additional Vail Ski & Snowboard Swap details available here including complimentary ticket reservations.

Birds of Prey
Volunteer Registration is LIVE! 


Parent volunteers are a key success to
the execution of Birds of Prey!

As Chris Ogilive shared, "Each year, the Vail Valley Foundation (VVF) hosts this event and asks the “experts” at SSCV to contribute to the smooth operation of the event. This involvement helps promote ski racing in our community, provides a lens into the very top ranks of the sport and ensures that we continue the mutually beneficial relationship of support that exists between SSCV and the VVF. Our participation in the successful execution of this event is very important for our young athletes, our club and our community."

Learn More - Click here to read the entire note from Chris Ogilvie!

Save the Date - 11/19 

SSCV 60th Anniversary Celebration

The SSCV 60th Anniversary Celebration for current and alumni SSCV families and friends will occur on November 19, including Golden Peak Expansion and Clubhouse tours, potluck supper, birthday dessert and online auction bidding. More details to come! 

Ways to Support SSCV Athletes
Please Get Involved!

We hope your family or your business will donate a talent, experience, stay or item to SSCV's 60th Anniversary electronic auction taking place this November.  To supplement these family donations, SSCV is looking for volunteers to help solicit in-kind donations from businesses, including phone calls, emails and additional follow up to finalize auction donations. SSCV will provide businesses to solicit and will also look forward to hearing your input on additional businesses you are willing to solicit.  Volunteer points will be awarded to solicitors.

Please contact Land at by September 30 if you are interested in helping to solicit items. Solicitations to start now and donations to be received by October 10. 2022.


For event sponsorship opportunities and related marketing benefit overviews please click here.  Please contact Sharon Schmidt at or 978-621-8738 to learn more about cash event sponsorship opportunities and related marketing benefits.
SSCV in the News: 
2022 Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap Set for Oct. 7-9 

Vail Daily - September 21, 2022 - ...  The Vail Ski & Snowboard Swap runs on Oct. 7 from 3-9 p.m, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Those who wish to drop off their gently used winter gear before the swap can do so at the Ski & Snowboard Club Vail clubhouse on Sept. 28 from 3-6 p.m. or at Dobson Ice Arena (321 E. Lionshead Circle) on Oct. 6 from noon-5 p.m. READ MORE

SSCV Press Release
Keenan & Rice set to appear in new Warren Miller Film - "Daymaker"

SSCV Facebook Page - September 16, 2022 - Ski & Snowboard Club Vail mogul athlete Ava Keenan and SSCV former snowboard athlete Brian Rice are among those featured in Warren Miller's "Daymaker". Very exciting! Check out the official trailer below! 

SSCV Athletes Thrived on the course at the CO MTB League: Cloud City Challenge Yampa - By Olivia Lyda 

SSCV - September 15, 2022 -  Ski & Snowboard Club Vail  athletes (Vail Junior Cycling Team) continued the high school cycling season with momentum at the Colorado Mountain Bike League: Cloud City Challenge – Yampa Race. Along with an overall second place team finish, SSCV continued their winning streak with multiple podiums, top ten placements, and overall wins across the two days of competition.  READ MORE

Vail Daily Coverage
SSCV Athletes Bested Bikers at the First CO MTB League: Frisco Bay Invitational Cycling Race - By Olivia Lyda

Photos from the race (taken by Deb Lathram) can be found here.

SSCV - September 15, 2022 -  Ski & Snowboard Club Vail  athletes (Vail Junior Cycling Team) started the high school cycling season with a bang at the Colorado Mountain Bike League: Frisco Bay Invitational Cycling Race. Along with an overall team victory, SSCV showed up on away turf grabbing 5 podiums, and 4 top ten placements across the competition. READ MORE

Vail Daily Coverage
U.S. Ski Team Tech Squad Trades Skis for Surfboards, Temporarily 

Great Ski Racing article on Ski & Snowboard Club Vail former athlete River Radamus and other U.S teammates utilizing a brief downtime from training to get focused for the upcoming season!

Ski Racing Media - September 2, 2022 -  River Radamus is honing his surfing skills while catching some of the legendary waves off the coast of the Fijian island of Tavarua. And he has Julia Mancuso to thank for it.  READ MORE
2022 VRD Bloch & Chapleau Mountain Bike Race Series: Vail Grind Results 

Check out the Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athlete results at the Vail Grind!

Vail Daily- September 2, 2022 -  READ MORE

SSCV Photo Highlights

Photos from the 2022 SSCV Family Day
at the Clubhouse

2022 SSCV Family Fun Day at the Clubhouse was a success!

Thank you to all those that came to enjoy the beautiful day, played games, and helped with the clean-up hike on Golden Peak. Thank you to Mr. G's Cuisine for catering the event, to The Steadman Clinic for pre-participation screenings, and to the volunteers and staff who helped make the day possible!

2022 Family Day Photo Album

Photos from the 2022 Vail Valley Curefest for Childhood Cancer March 

The Vail Valley Curefest for Childhood Cancer March occured this past Saturday.  This event is put on by the SkiFast Foundation, which was created by Campbell Sullivan in 2017. VSSA and SSCV community members came together this past Saturday to celebrate her life, and raise awareness for Childhood Cancer. 

Photos provided by Eric Rippeth, VSSA Social Studies/STEM Teacher 

Photos from Alpine U12 Dryland

"Alpine U12 Team focusing on teamwork and owning it! "
- Alex Shorter, Alpine Children's Program Director

Photos from Alpine U14 Dryland

Photo provided by Martin Bell, Alpine U14 Coach
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Photos from SSCV Mogul Middle School Team - Team Bike Ride

Photos provided by Brad Kreuz, Head Mogul Development Coach

Important Club Announcements

Financial Aid Deadline:
October 17, 2022 

Ski & Snowboard Club Vail believes that no one should be restricted from participating in SSCV programs for financial reasons. The Scholarship Fund is utilized for financial aid awards and is funded by the generous donations, grants and sponsorships of our generous supporters including our staff contributing “For the Kids.”

The deadline to apply for financial aid is October 17, 2022 for part-time athletes and any full-time athletes who missed the May 15, 2022 deadline.  Please make note that fall financial aid applicants will be required to make payments on their account prior to notification about financial aid awards. Click here to learn more

SSCV is looking for seasonal employees! Read on for job openings below: 

SSCV is seeking Alpine Future Stars, Junior, U14/U16, and Age Class Prep Part-Time Seasonal Coaches!

We are looking for enthusiastic coaches to join our current dedicated staff. Individuals with a love of the sport, strong skiing skills, positive attitude, strong work ethic, desire to learn, and who enjoy teaching young athletes are a must! Compensation is based on experience, and an alpine ski coaching, ski instructing, or ski racing background preferred, but not required for the right individual. Along with a competitive wage, coaches receive a ski pass, and other SSCV employee benefits. Applicants must be able to pass and secure a U.S. Ski & Snowboard background check, CPR/First Aid certification, Safesport, etc. Coach training and education clinics are offered throughout the ski season. For any questions and information, please contact Anje Worrell at, or Pam Peterson at Details on all positions are available here.
SSCV is seeking Part-Time Seasonal RSES/SSCV Cooperative Program Coordinator & Assistant!

Ski & Snowboard Club Vail is seeking a Red Sandstone Elementary School/Ski & Snowboard Club Vail Cooperative Program Coordinator to support Red Sandstone Elementary School (RSES) students (typically 3rd – 5th graders) who are also full-time four day per week snowsports athletes at Ski & Snowboard Club Vail along with an Assistant.  Details on both positions are available here.  Contact SSCV Advancement Manager Gwen Dougherty for more details at
SSCV Freeride program seeks weekend coaches!

One or two day per week positions available. Working with kids ages 7-12. Taking them skiing all over Vail mountain and teaching them fundamental skiing skills. Free ski pass and gym membership. Coaching experience is preferred but not necessary. Must have a positive attitude, enjoy working with kids, and must be an advanced skier.

For any questions and information, please contact Matt Luczkow at More details are available here.

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SSCV Classified Group on Facebook


Just a quick reminder that SSCV has an SSCV Classified Group* on Facebook.  This is a forum for those looking to buy/sell gently used equipment and gear.

* Go to SSCV Classifieds Group on Facebook and request to join the group. You need a Facebook account to participate.

Support SSCV Athletes While you Shop!

Just think of how much you may be purchasing online these days including your holiday shopping, groceries and your other shopping needs.   Please consider taking a moment to register with the companies below to support SSCV athletes through your applicable purchases.  Join Giving Assistant to start donating a percentage of your online purchases from stores like Home Depot, Target and Gap to name a few. You can also sign up with CitiMarket and Amazon to have your purchases generate donations to SSCV.

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