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Krill Hired as Club Development Manager

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is continuing to expand its focus on local USSA clubs being the delivery point for athlete development naming Brian Krill as Club Development Manager in its Sport Education Department.

Krill has worked in education, competitive mountain athletics, and the nonprofit sector throughout his career, having served as Dean of Athletic Education at the Crested Butte Academy, Interim Director of the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation and pioneer of Peak Nonprofit Consulting, LLC.

He brings a broad background and resources related to education, competitive snowsports, business, nonprofit leadership and management and fundraising to the USSA team and the new Club Development Program.

”The USSA’s local clubs are the vital link to athlete development and our primary focus in delivering service to athletes and parents,” said Luke Bodensteiner, USSA VP of Athletics. “The development and implementation of our Club Development Program under Brian Krill’s leadership will bring greater quality to our club programs and a means of validation for parents who are seeking the best programs for their children.”

The Club Development Manager is responsible for delivering high quality education, resources and recognition for the USSA’s more than 400 local clubs nationwide and will continue the development of content and delivery systems for the USSA Club Development System.

“Brian brings a dynamic background working on both the athletic and organizational sides of a successful ski and snowboarding program and in doing consulting work for other ski/snowboard programs and nonprofit organizations,” said Jon Nolting, USSA Sports Education Director. “His education background will also serve him well in the role of helping clubs reach their full potential. Brian will make an immediate positive impact with his varied experience and skills.”

Geoff Mintz

Associate Editor

Geoff Mintz is a former alpine ski racer who cut his teeth at Ragged Mountain and Waterville Valley, N.H. After graduating from Holderness and UVM, he relocated to Colorado, where he worked as an instructor at Beaver Creek prior to pursuing a career in journalism.

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