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Nordic Coaches

 Matt Boobar, Nordic Program Director

B.S.– Plymouth State University, Exercise Science
USSA Level 200
Phone: (802) 856-1103
Email: mboobar@gosms.org

Matt Boobar brings a plethora of endurance sports experience from a competitive, coaching, and educational background to SMS. Throughout his 15 years of coaching, Matt has been the Head Coach at the Holderness School and the Assistant Coach for Colby College. He has also coached numerous Junior National and International trips, providing him exposure to all aspects and levels of the sport. Matt was recognized as the NENSA Coach of the Year in 2009 and is an eight-time New England Junior National Team Head Coach. He is also a two-time World Champion and four-time National Champion in X-tera.


Patrick O’Brien `06, SMS T2 Team Coach

B.A. – Dartmouth College, Environmental Studies
USSA Level 200
Phone: (802) 856-1103
Email: pobrien@gosms.org

Pat O’Brien is an alumnus of the SMS class of 2006 and Dartmouth graduate and has returned for his 6th year coaching our eleven-person SMS T2 Team, which includes five U.S. Ski Team meters, multiple time Olympians and a Gold Medalist. Patrick stays busy helping oversee all aspects of the SMS T2 Team. Patrick’s experience as an athlete includes being an alum of SMS, captain of the Dartmouth Ski Team, NCAA All-American, and a four-year career as a professional athlete and World Cup competitor. As a coach, Patrick has been selected by USSA to work on trips to the Europa Cup and World Junior Competitions. 

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