Race-Freestyle-Snowboard-Freeride Teams

Programs & Coaching

The Holiday Valley Junior Teams provide a excellent opportunities for young aspiring athletes to develop their skiing or riding skills both mentally and physically. Former world class competitors and internationally ranked coaches provide professional instruction in alpine and freestyle/freeride skiing. The Snowboard Team, Eagles  and Masters round out the options of the programs.

Holiday Valley Ski Team members often qualify to compete on state and national levels. Several alumni have been members of the US Ski team, competing on the World Cup and Olympic levels. The emphasis of Junior Team coaching is on having fun through training and competition. Concentration on improving overall skiing skills gives kids a chance to experiment with all diciplines of the sport and have fun skiing all types of terrain at Holiday Valley. 

The programs are based in the Mountain Sports Center, complete with ski storage, lockers, tuning benches and lunch room. The Mountain Sports Center is located at the base of Yodeler and Edelweiss slopes. Team members should have intermediate or better skiing or riding skills. If you have questions or would like more information to email mnenno@holidayvalley.com. For information on Rangers, our seasonal program for ages 4 to 11, visit the Rangers page.

COVID Policy

Holiday Valley has implemented a COVID Policy in accordance with the New York State guidelines for ski resorts. Please wear a face covering at all times except while skiing down the slope or sitting to eat or drink and maintain a 6 foot social distance. Use good common sense and be respectful of all other athletes and Coaches. 

The Training Center is open for athletes only. Athletes may get ready inside with a mask on and leave their bags
in an assigned area daily. No items may be kept at the Training Center overnight and no parents may enter the
Training Center at any point throughout the day. Snowsports Locker rooms are for employees only. No guests or
visitors are permitted in the Training Center this season.

Competitions hosted by the Training Center will follow the Interim Guidance for Professional Sports Competitions
with no fans during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

Alpine Racing

Training in slalom, giant slalom, super G and downhill racing. Age levels range from U12 (12 and under) through U18-21. Check out the Race Team's website here


Training in moguls, and upright aerials in the terrain park. For a great time this winter, join the Holiday Valley Freestyle Team and find out why they're called the "Freestyle Factory"! The Freeride team spends time in the parks. 


Training in slopestyle, rails and park skills. Team members compete in regional and national USASA events as well as Holiday Valley sponsored events.

Eagles (Age 11-18) Intermediate to Expert Level Skiers

A development program for kids ages 12 and above that includes ski racing, freestyle/freeride and occasionally snowboarding and other snowsports to refine their all-mountain skills. Eagles range in skill level from  intermediate skiers to accomplished non-competitive skiers. Eagles experience lots of cross discipline training and even more FUN! They enjoy the social aspects of the resort while being coached in skiing at the highest levels. Fun and friendships are developed on and off the slopes through planned social events.  Includes Christmas Camp. Details about Eagles

Training Center Program Rates

Purchase programs for the 2021-22 season before April 30, 2021 and get the best rates of the year! Race Team, Freestyle/Freeride Team, Snowboard Team, Eagles or Falcons is $1129 if purchased by April 30. Programs begin in mid-December. This price includes Christmas Camp, Dec. 27-31, 2021. A special rate on a combo season pass is available for $399 before September 15 or $499 after September 15.  

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Masters Program for Racing and Moguls

Masters is a recreational and competitive racing program or mogul skiing program for adults wanting to improve their skiing skills in and out of the gates or moguls. It includes 11-12 selected Saturday and Sunday mornings from January to March. Cost is $639 if purchased before April 30, 2021. Christmas Camp with enrollment in the Masters Program is included. Holiday Valley Masters receive $100 off a full priced season pass.

Each Masters session runs from 9AM to 12PM.