COACHES AND STAFF

RIDGE Mountain Academy’s coaches and staff are recognized and respected for their expertise--not only in their respective sport disciplines, but also for their ability to cultivate and create strong interpersonal relationships. 

Billy O'Donnell Founder & Executive Director

Billy O'Donnell

Founder & Executive Director

Essie Roberts Business Director

Essie Roberts

Business Director

Jake Frerk Program Coordinator

Jake Frerk

Program Coordinator

Cat Jenks Lead Coach Ski/Yoga       

Cat Jenks

Lead Coach Ski/Yoga       


Joel Anderson Coach Snowboard

Joel Anderson

Coach Snowboard

Tom Danley Coach Technical Ski/ Mountain Bike

Tom Danley

Coach Technical Ski/ Mountain Bike

David Steele Coach Ski

David Steele

Coach Ski

Paul Rappaport RIDGE Ed Professor

Paul Rappaport

RIDGE Ed Professor


Andy Connelly Coach Ski/Bike/ Academics

Andy Connelly

Coach Ski/Bike/ Academics

Burket Kniveton Coach Snow Safety/ Backcountry

Burket Kniveton

Coach Snow Safety/ Backcountry

Julie Tickle Coach Mtn Bike / Campus

Julie Tickle

Coach Mtn Bike / Campus

Jared Lynch Coach Skate / Snowboard / Bike

Jared Lynch

Coach Skate / Snowboard / Bike


Emily Lewis Coach Ski

Emily Lewis

Coach Ski

Charlie Duffy Coach Ski

Charlie Duffy

Coach Ski

Sean Busby   Ambassador Snowboard

Sean Busby  

Ambassador Snowboard

Gaelen Engler Coach Climb/ Snowboard

Gaelen Engler

Coach Climb/ Snowboard


Christina O'Donnell Communications

Christina O'Donnell

Communications

Kristen Pulsifer Academic Coordinator

Kristen Pulsifer

Academic Coordinator

Benjamin Ward, MD Team Physician

Benjamin Ward, MD

Team Physician