Founded: Rowland Hall-St. Mark’s School was founded 1867. Rowmark Ski Academy was founded in 1982.
Sports: Alpine ski racing
Grades: Academy is 8th grade/U16 through post-graduate. We also offer a complete junior program from 3rd through 8th grade/U14.
Program Type: Full year traditional ski academy
Program length: Academic program is from late August to early June plus year-round conditioning program and four off-season camps at Mammoth (June), Italy (October), Mount Hood or Chile (August), and Colorado (November).
Application deadline: 3/01/2020
Day School Cost: $38,880 – $47,880 with boarding; $15,030 for post-graduates; need-based financial aid as well as merit-based scholarships.
Boarding School Cost: $47,880
Financial Aid: Available
Academics and Overview: Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, the mission of Rowmark Ski Academy is to provide the best possible program for our athletes to develop their potential as elite ski racers, engaged students, positive role models, and contributing members of society. As a division of Rowland Hall, we take pride in offering an unparalleled combination of academics and a complete year-round ski-racing program for our student-athletes.(The name Rowmark comes from the “Row” in Rowland and the“mark”in St.Mark’s.)
We have found that the skiers who have the best experience at Rowmark are: 1. Good students who take academics seriously. 2 Passionate, talented, hard-working ski racers. 3. Good citizens and teammates.
Our focus is on the complete student-athlete: academics, athletics, technique, tactics, physical conditioning, sports psychology, teamwork and citizenship.
Rowland Hall St.Mark’s School provides a challenging curriculum and state of the art facilities enhanced by supportive faculty, and full time academic support and college counseling. Sixteen AP courses offered, Sutherland Institute Award for Excellence in Education, No. 1 Utah private school. Our college placement is outstanding with alumni attending top colleges and universities including Dartmouth, Middlebury, Williams, Harvard, Bates, Colby, University of Denver, University of Vermont, University of New Hampshire, University of Utah and many more. Virtually all students who graduate from Rowland Hall attend college or university at a four-year institution. In a typical year, more than half of Rowland Hall graduates are offered merit scholarships by these colleges and universities across the country.
Coaches: Todd Brickson - Academy Director, Wendy Hare - Team Manager and Academic Coordinator, Lauren Samuels - Women's FIS Coach and Academic Liaison, Dave Kerwynn - Head Men's FIS Coach, Brian Morgan - Men's FIS Coach/Equipment Manager, Lyndsay Strange - U16 Coach/Conditioning Coach and Academic Liaison, Graham Flinn - Head Women's U19-21 Coach/Head Conditioning Coach, Troy Price - Junior Program Director
Notable Alumni:Eleven Rowmark athletes have been named to the U.S.Ski Team in the last 16 years including Erik Fisher, Nick Baker, Roger Brown, Keely Kelleher, Courtney Hammond, Kiley Staples, Jennifer Van Wagner, Tague Thorson, Alice McKennis, Breezy Johnson and Katie Hensien. Other notable alumni include Hilary Lindh, Picabo Street, Kristi Terzian, Ovidio Garcia, Spencer Eccles, Jeremiah Thompson, Alexandra Shaffer, Amber Guaraglia, Rob Saunders, Levi Leipheimer, Adam Cole, Charles Christianson, Lauren Samuels and many NCAA All-Americans.
Training Facilities:We train at Park City Mountain Resort, the new Utah Olympic Park Alpine training venue and freeski at Park City, Deer Valley, Snowbird, Alta, and Solitude ski resorts.