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, freeride & ski mountaineering skiing and coaching.

Executive Director

Troy Price

Troy Price is an accomplished leader with a proven track record of success in the sports industry. His experience spans across various roles, including coaching national level athletes and grassroot development. He has a deep understanding of the industry and has been recognized for his outstanding contributions.

As a National Coach of the Year, Troy has demonstrated his ability to lead and motivate teams to achieve their full potential. He is certified as an International Technical Delegate, where he has worked closely with athletes and coaches from different countries, bringing a global perspective to his work. In addition, Troy has conducted camps in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Italy.

Troy’s experience as the Development Chairman for Intermountain Division has given him a unique understanding of the importance of developing young athletes. He has helped shape the training and development programs for athletes across different disciplines, ensuring that they receive the support and guidance needed to reach their full potential.

Troy’s coaching philosophy is centered around whole athlete development. He believes in the importance of character development, prioritizing traits such as kindness, leadership, and effort. His approach to coaching is holistic, taking into account not only the athlete’s physical abilities but also their mental and emotional well-being.

Overall, Troy is a highly respected leader in the sports industry, and we are thrilled to have him as our new Executive Director. His passion for whole athlete development and his wealth of experience will be invaluable in guiding our organization towards continued success and growth.

Snowbasin Ski Team’s Monthly ED Update Zoom Meeting
Each month Troy will be holding a town hall style meeting for parents, athletes & alumni. Please feel free to join him on the following future dates.

Zoom Link –

Dates: Sept 26, 2023 8:99-9:00pm

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Athletic Director - Head Coach U14

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 Advisor & Staff Trainer

Andrew Rockenfield

Andrew ‘Rocky’ Rockenfield is the Devo Program Advisor & Staff Trainer.  He is a PSIA Alpine Level 3, Children’s Specialist 2 and USSA Level 300 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 CrossFit, coaching basketball, and skiing with his family.

IFSA Event Administrator

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.

Legendary Coach

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.

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 Program Director

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 200, USSA Coaching Fundamentals, EMT.


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.

Devo Program Director

Matt Bird

Matt has had a passion for skiing his whole life. He began skiing at age three at Bogus Basin in Boise, Idaho, and then skied at Paoli Peaks in Indiana. He moved to Utah at age 10 and skied at Snowbasin, Nordic Valley, and Powder Mountain. Some of his best memories are skiing with friends and family while freezing on the old Wildcat and Middle Bowl lifts. He was a ski instructor at Nordic Valley for three years and has been working at Snowbasin for the past seven years. He loves to teach youth and has been working with them ever since his coaching career began. During the off-season, he spends his time riding his mountain or road bike with his kids. His pot-belly full of tortillas is really what makes him so speedily fly down the mountain.

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.

Head Coach South Series

Madeleine Williams

Madeleine started skiing at the age of 3 and fell in love with the sport as well as the winter season. She grew up racing on the Snowbird Ski Team, starting in the Devo program and raced through FIS. Madeleine has trained at SkiStudio in Park City, a top racing and training school for skiing for over 10 years. She continues to work with Alan Schoenberger at SkiStudio in order to further her skills and techniques related to the art of skiing and racing. After racing, she started coaching for Snowbasin Ski Team, where she has been for the past few years. She has earned her USSA level 100 certification and is working towards her USSA level 200 certification in the coming months. When Madeleine isn’t coaching, she is working and caring for dogs at Alta Dog Rehabilitation clinic, a physical therapy clinic for dogs. Madeleine is studying marketing and communications at Utah State University. She loves traveling, spending time with friends and family, and her new puppy Brycee. 

Head Coach U16+

Kyle Ahmann

Snowbasin Ski Team is excited to announce that Kyle Ahmann, a former 10-year youngster to FIS member, will be leading out the U16+ team this year as Head Coach. Having completed his engineering degree and internship at USU, Kyle will be hitting the slopes with the team full-time this winter. We are thrilled by his eagerness to give back and we know his positive energy will be contagious. Please join us in welcoming Kyle into his new role on the Snowbasin Ski Team!


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.

YSL Series Head Coach

Jay Sawyer

Bio coming soon

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!