Alpine Programs

U.S. Alpine Ski Team Criteria

The top athletes in the United States are named each year to the U.S. Alpine Ski Team. Nominations to the team come from objective selection criteria based on international rankings and head-to-head competition.

2016-17 Alpine U.S. Ski Team Nomination Criteria


2015-16 U.S. Ski Team

Women's A Team

Stacey Cook (Mammoth Mountain Ski Team)
Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley Ski Team)
Alice McKennis (Rowmark Ski Academy; Aspen Valley Ski Club; Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club)
Laurenne Ross (Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation)
Mikaela Shiffrin (Burke Mountain Academy; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail)
Leanne Smith (Mt Washington Valley Ski Team)
Resi Stiegler (Jackson Hole Ski Club)
Lindsey Vonn (Ski & Snowboard Club Vail; Buck Hill Ski Team)

Men's A Team

David Chodunsky (Dartmouth College; Crested Butte Ski Team)
Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley Ski Team)
Tim Jitloff (Park City Ski Team)
Ted Ligetty (Park City Ski Team)
Bode Miller (Carrabassett Valley Academy; Franconia Ski Club)
Steven Nyman (Park City Ski Team; Sundance Ski Team)
Marco Sullivan (Squaw Valley Ski Team)
Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid NYSEF)

Women's B Team

Paula Moltzan (Buck Hill Ski Team)
Katie Ryan (Aspen Valley Ski Club)
Jacqueline Wiles (White Pass Ski Club)

Men's B Team

Michael Ankeny (Buck Hill Ski Team and Club)
Thomas Biesemeyer (Burke Mountain Academy; NYSEF/NSA)
Kieffer Christianson (Burke Mountain Academy)
Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Cochran's Ski Club)
Tommy Ford (Mt Bachelor Ski Team)
Jared Goldberg (Team Flow; Snowbird Ski Team)
Nolan Kaspar (Burke Mountain Academy)
Wiley Maple (Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club)
Hig Roberts (Middlebury College)

Women's C Team

Lila Lapanja (Sugar Bowl Academy; Diamond Peak Ski Team)
Anna Marno (Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club)
Nina O'Brien (NTG; Burke Mountain Academy; Squaw Valley Ski Team)

Men's C Team

Erik Arvidsson (Squaw Valley Ski Team)
Bryce Bennett (Squaw Valley Ski Team)
Andrew Duffy (Green Mountain Valley School)
Sam DuPratt (Park City Ski Education Foundation)
Mark Engel (Sugar Bowl Academy)
AJ Ginnis (Green Mountain Valley School; Kaprun, Austria)
Tim Kelley (Cochran's Ski Club; Mount Mansfield Ski Club)
Nicholas Krause (Stratton Mountain School; Wachusett Mountain Ski Team)
Brennan Rubie (Snowbird Ski Team)
Kipling Weisel (Sun Valley Ski Team)

Women's D Team

Breezy Johnson (NTG; Rowmark Ski Academy; Jackson Hole Ski Team)
Stephanie Lebby (NTG; Squaw Valley Ski Team; Big Bear Race Team)
Patricia Mangan  (NTG; Holimont Race Team)
Alice Merryweather (Stratton Mountain School)
Galena Wardle (NTG; Aspen Valley Ski Club)    

Men’s D Team                                                                                                                         

Addison Dvoracek (Squaw Valley Ski Team)
Patrick Kenney (Burke Mountain Academy)  
Sam Morse (Carrabassett Valley Academy; Sugarloaf Ski Club)
River Radamus (NTG; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail)                                                



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