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HVST Coaches

HVST has a great staff of trained, knowledgeable coaches.  100% of our coaches have completed USSA Fast Start, more than 75% are USSA Certified, and more than 35% have additional PSIA certification.

As a USSA Affiliated team, HVST is committed to providing our Athletes the latest techniques, mentoring and training.

If you are interested in becoming a coach, please contact the Head Coach.  

USSA (US Ski and Snowboard Association) Certified Coaches:

Adam Adkins, USSA Level 100

Thomas Berkeley, USSA Level 200

Dick Brewster, USSA Level 200

Piper Cason, USSA Level FS

David Coulter,USSA Level 200,PSIA Level 1

Steven Coulter, USSA Level 200

Scott Dahman, USSA Level 100

Nick O'Shaughnessy, Level 100 Snowboard

Jeffrey Hindman, USSA Level 100

Jeff Kamper,USSA Level 100, PSIA Level 1

Anthony Johnson, USSA Level 100

Sergey Korolev, USSA Level FS

Shane Mayer, USSA Level 100

Greta Banholzer USSA Level 100

Chiara Ghetti USSA Level 100

Alaina Serna USSA Level 100

Yuriy Safronov, USSA Level FS

Matt Sadl, USSA Level 100, WIJARA Lead

David Sloane, USSA Level 100

Craig Spidle, USSA Level 200, USSA Lead

John Travis, USSA Level FS, PSIA Level 2

Jason Trobaugh, USSA FS

Scott Weibert, USSA Level 100, PSIA Lvl 2

Laura Voegeli USSA Level 100

Steve White, USSA Level 100

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Required for All HVST Members:


HVST Jacket

Race Helmet Hard ear (No Soft Ears)

Ski Pants, Ski Socks, Under Layers

Ski / Board Boots Properly Fitted

Ski Poles Proper Length

Proper Gloves for conditions

Ski Straps, 2 per each pair of skis

Proper Goggles for conditions, Clear, Amber, or Dark


D1 Groups:

Skis: Junior or Adult SL or Multi-event.  No Twin Tips. No Rentals


D2 Groups:


Junior or Adult SL or Multi-event. 

GS skis are also recommended for U14 and older. No Twin Tips or Rentals

Ski Poles with straps or glove clips


Race Groups:

U12 and under - SL required, GS optional.
U14 and older - Both GS and SL required.
Only Race skis are acceptable.

Ski Poles with straps or glove clips


Optional Equipment:

Helmet SL Face Guard. 2 helmets suggested 1 with and 1 without face guard.

Skis for Free Skiing as in the terrain park. (Twin Tips or other recreational skis)

SL Hand Guards / Shin Guards

GS Forearm Guards

Mouth Guard

Racing Speed Suit

2 pairs of poles 1 with and 1 without SL hand guards

Cut resistant under layers

Neck Gator or Face Mask

Ski/Board Tuning Equipment. (Tuning Service also provided by Dave (Captain) Coulter

Hand/ Toe warmers or Battery heated equipment for boots, gloves, or etc.

Rain Equipment

Boot Bag, Ski/Board Bag

Boot Dryer or Heated Boot Bag

Water Proofing Balm for leather gloves


Recommend putting you name and phone number on everything where possible.

Equipment Requirements and Recommendations

SafeSport & MAAPP

SafeSport & MAAPP

As a member club of US Ski and Snowboard, Hidden Valley Ski Team abides by the USSA/SafeSport athlete protection policies.

To read the current USSA Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP)

Please Click Here

For more SafeSport Resources for Parents, Minor Athletes, Coach, Official ,Volunteer and Adult Members

Please Click Here

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Contact HVST

For general information, call Ana Johnson at (651)-428-3664

Phone and Email Contacts

Membership Info

Coach / Equipment Info

Anything Else

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Thank you for contacting us!

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