Park City, Utah
Head of School: Cody Marshall/Bob Bennett
Program Length: Business building school: 800-1,000 hours
Athletics: November to April with additional training camps in the summer.
Coach/Athlete Ratio: 1:5
Financial Aid: Yes
Day School Costs: Ski Team $ 12,500
Boarding School Costs: Business School $12,500
Academics and Overview: GroundSwell Athletics offers a unique opportunity for post-graduate ski racers and colligate ski racers to combine alpine ski racing with a scenario based education platform that is focused on organizational and personal development. Student/Athletes at GroundSwell have the option to either ski with our program full time, attend our business building school from a remote location while they ski with their respective programs, or join us for our summer training camps.
Our format is to combine ski racing with an academic offering. Our graduates acquire the fundamental skills that are necessary for long-term organizational and personal success, enabling them to continue their ski racing careers while simultaneously building a solid and flexible financial future.
Athletic Approach: GroundSwell Athletics is a high-level ski program led by a former World Cup ski racer, Cody Marshall. Cody's program is focused on the development and execution of fundamental skiing/ski racing skills that are required for success in ski racing across all levels of ability. GroundSwell Athletics has summer camps in May and June that are a great way for prospective GroundSwell student/athletes to get an introduction in to what we do at GroundSwell, both as a ski team and as a business school. Our summer camps have also been a popular option for collegiate athletes who want to take advantage a quality training environment while simultaneously working on career development opportunities. Here is an article on our 2016 camp at Mammoth.
Notable Coaches: Cody Marshall
Training Facilities: We train at the Park City Mountain Resort in Utah.