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National Ski Academy

200 Oak Street Collingwood, ON Canada L9Y 2Y1


 Founded: 1986

Grades: 7 to PG

Category: Full year traditional ski academy, boarding school

Application Deadline: 1/31/2016

Day School Cost: C$45,000

Boarding School Cost: C$50,000

Financial Aid: Yes

Head of School: Jurg Gfeller

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Academic Approach: Comprehensive Ontario Ministry of Education Private School Education delivered by passionate and compassionate teachers in tutorial and traditional classroom settings with full after-school support while athletes are on the road and in training.

Athletic Approach: Individualized programming ina team environment with an athlete centered approach. Results and retention ensured under the tutelage of impassioned professional coaches under a long-term athlete development model that has immediacy, tolerance, discipline and patience as cornerstones.

Notable Coaches: Jurg Gfeller, Sami Piana, Dave Ghent-Kyle, Patrick Parenteau, Martin Wilson, Nigel Cooper

Notable Alumni: Larisa Yurkiw, Dave Duncan, Stefan Overgard, Graydon Oldfield

Training Facilities: Pre-Season - Saas Fee Glacier - Switzerland Fall Camps - Red Mountain Legacy Training Center - Rossland BC Competitive Season - Blue Mountain - Collingwood ON Giant Slalom Camps - Mont Garceau, PQ Spring Camp - Red Mountain Legacy Training Center - Rossland BC

National Ski Academy Mission Statement: The National Ski Academy’s mission is to provide an environment for talented student athletes to maximize individual potential through the pursuit of alpine ski racing excellence, academic achievement and personal growth.


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