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.

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 September 15, 2021 for the best rates. Race Team, Freestyle/Freeride Team, Snowboard Team, Eagles or Falcons is $1179 if purchased by September 15 and $1229 after September 15. 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 $669 if purchased before September 15 and $719 after September 15. 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.

Masters Race Camp, January 18-19, 2022

Masters Champion, Lisa Densmore Ballard will host a Masters Race Camp on January 18-19, 2022. For advanced level skiers and racers. Maximum capacity is only 32 skiers, so sign up early! Topics to be covered: slalom training and GS training with video analysis.  Lunch, boot fitting professionals on site and a tuning session included. Cost is $239 for the 2 day clinic plus a  2 day lift ticket $80. One day clinic $149 plus $45 for a lift ticket. Race Camp details here.