COACHES

All of our coaches are U.S. Ski and Snowboard certified, which means they’ve worked stepwise through an educational program that progressively builds the coach’s knowledge and experience.  As in developing skills in skiing, the process for becoming a better coach starts with foundational skills and moves forward into a deeper and broader understanding of all the aspects involved in alpine skiing and coaching.

Athletic Director - Head Coach U16/14

Craig Hasser

Craig grew up in Ogden, Utah. He began ski racing at an early age and continued through college (National Collegiate Ski Association) and later excelled as a professional ski jumper (Gelande). Certifications include: USSA Alpine L300, PSIA Alpine Level 3, and Children’s Specialist Trainer. Craig holds university degrees in Art and Education with more than 20 years of coaching & teaching experience. In the “off season” he can be found working at Outback Pottery.

Devo Program Director - Devo Head Coach

Andrew Rockenfield

Andrew ‘Rocky’ Rockenfield is the Devo Program Director and Devo Head Coach.  He is a PSIA Alpine Level 3, Children’s Specialist 2 and USSA Level 200 Alpine Coach.

Rocky was formerly Training Director and Race Team Coach at White Pass Ski Club (WPSC) in Washington State, home of Phil and Steve Mahre.  While at WPSC he worked with current US Ski Team Member, Jacqueline Wiles.  Rocky was also the head coach for the advanced adult ‘Top of the Hill’ program and coached with numerous race camps during the summer at Mt. Hood, Oregon for almost a decade.

During his off time, you will find him doing competitive CrossFit, coaching a high school girls basketball team, and skiing with his family.

Freeride Program Director

Parker Gray

Parker comes from a race background racing for Snowbasin Alpine Team as a youngster. Joining the program at age 5 he carried his career to the FIS level accomplishing multiple podiums. He is very passionate about all aspects of backcountry, off-piste, and touring. Parker has a love for sharing his passion with young athletes and helping them grow on and off the snow. In his free time, you can catch him spending time with his family or tinkering with electronics.

Co-Head Coach U12/U10

Scott Hoffman

Born and raised in Ogden, UT, Scott was a member of the United States Ski Team at the age of 16. He was an All-American skier at Utah and helped the Utes win the NCAA team championship title in 1981. He later enjoyed a successful professional ski racing career on the U.S. Men’s Pro Tour. He is now instructing/coaching at Snowbasin. He is a USSA level 300 Alpine Coach with several years of expert coaching experience.

Co-Head Coach U12/U10

Alison Putnam

Alison grew up ski racing in Vermont. She was a top ranked junior racer, competing in Jr. Olympics, Nor-Ams, and U.S. Nationals, and went on to race for the University of Vermont NCAA Division 1 ski team/ After college, she raced on the Women’s Pro Ski Tour.

Alison has coached for the past 30 years, and is a USSA level 300 Alpine Coach. In Vermont she coached for the GMVS Junior Program, and then went on to run the race program at Mad River Glen for 3 years. Alison then spent 7 years coaching for the Mt. Hood Race Team in Oregon before landing in Utah. She has been a coach for the Snowbasin Ski Team for 12 years.

Both of Alison’s daughters are former members of the Snowbasin Ski Team. When Alison isn’t coaching you can find her teaching 4th grade.

Freeride Head Coach

Wynter McBride

Wynter was born and raised in Ogden, UT. She started skiing at Snowbasin at a very young age. Since then she has competed in slope style, rail jams, and currently competes in freeride competitions on the Freeride World Qualifier tour. She has a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition Education with an emphasis in Integrative Nutrition from Weber State University. She is passionate about wellness and supporting athletes to reach their goals in skiing. She has been coaching with SSEF since 2020 and Head Freeride Coach since 2021. Outside of skiing she loves to mountain bike and paint. Credentials: B.S. Integrative Nutrition-Weber State, ARIE 1, SafeSport, IFSA Coaching Level 100, USSA Coaching Fundamentals, EMT.

SKI MO HEAD COACH

Jules Goguely

Jules Goguely is a 28-year-old graphic designer and endurance athlete based out of Ogden, UT. Goguely competes as a professional mountain bike racer and these last two winters has found lots of joy in spending his winters ski-mountaineering around the Ogden Valley and racing on the domestic SkiMo circuit. You can read about his Jan 2022 Ogden Skyline Ski Traverse and earning a spot on the USA National Ski Team.  Winter motivations include: racing World Cups, skiing volcanoes in the PNW, seeing progress in efficiency while traveling technical terrain, sharing the stoke of the mountains with others while trying to create a welcoming and inclusive space.

U16/U14 Coach

Simon Harwood

Simon started skiing at age 2 and has been alpine racing since he was 5. He grew up in New Hampshire, and raced throughout the North East, as well as internationally. He attended North Hampton Prep School where he continued his alpine racing career earning him numerous FIS starts. Simon attended Montana State Boseman until he discovered the powder of Utah and transferred to UofU. He started coaching for Snowbasin in 2014 and is returning to the program this season after a brief hiatus. When Simon isn’t on the slopes you can find him outdoors hiking, biking, rafting, or scuba diving.

U12/U10 Coach

Bailey Parks

Bailey is a Snowbasin native who grew up in North Ogden, Utah.  Bailey started skiing at 5 years old and later raced for SSEF.  This is Bailey’s sixth season as a SSEF coach.  Her favorite part of coaching for SSEF is watching the athletes improve as they develop their racing skills. She also loves to rip the groomers with the athletes and show them “most” of her favorite powder stashes.  When Bailey isn’t skiing at Snowbasin, she is enjoying the views at 36,000 feet as a pilot for Alaska Airlines.

U12/U10 Coach

Madeleine Williams

Madeleine Williams grew up on the Snowbird Ski Team racing from the Devo program through second year FIS. When she’s not skiing she is studying for a 4 year degree in Kinesiology or spending time in Sun Valley and Redfish Lake, ID.

U12/U10 Coach

Kyle Ahmann

Kyle Ahmann,  a 10-year youngster to FIS member of the Snowbasin Ski Team,  is returning to the team as a coach.  Kyle is in the throws of completing his engineering degree & internship at USU, but will be on snow with us this winter.  We are super stoked by his enthusiasm to give back & know you will feel his positive energy.  Welcome back Kyle!

U12/U10 Coach

Libby Gardner

Libby Gardner grew up skiing at Snowbasin and eventually joined the ski team.  She raced for a total of 8 years, progressing to the FIS level.  She has a huge love for the sport and loves sharing it with others! In the off season, you can find her rock climbing, biking, hiking, and fishing. She loves anything to do with the outdoors.

Devo Coach

Daniel Keiley

Dan’s skiing career includes USSA Freestyle Competitor in Moguls & Ballet in the Pacific Northwest Division; ski show performer on the Mini Mt Revolving Carpet for four seasons in Washington State and creating and directing the RAM Program (Racing Aerials Moguls) Program at Ski Acres, WA.

During the winter,  he is a super star Devo+ coach with licenses as USSA Coach with Freestyle 200, PSIA Examiner and Clinician for 15 years, and 10 years experience as an active coach.

Currently he’s retired and enjoying the good life on & off snow in Utah!