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

Bronte Grooms   Program Support

Bronte Grooms  

Program Support

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

Sean Busby   Ambassador Snowboard

Sean Busby  

Ambassador Snowboard

Benjamin Ward, MD Team Physician

Benjamin Ward, MD

Team Physician