Athletics

Snowboard Program

The Snowboard Program at Stratton Mountain School is recognized as one of the top programs in the nation and is committed to providing each student with the opportunity to pursue excellence in competitive winter sports and college preparatory academics.
While having one of the most rewarding experiences in their young lives, our committed and goal-oriented athletes have access to state-of-the-art training facilities, including the newly built Air Awareness Center which features a skating area, mini ramps, and weight room area, as well as a foam pit, two trampolines, and a super-trampoline. More importantly, full-time, on-campus coaches guide every aspect of training. Snowboarding athletes have garnered medals at local, regional, national, and international levels. Contact Snowboard Director Ross Powers for more information.
Morning Training

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Posted by Stratton Mountain School on Wednesday, March 6, 2019

2019-20 Season Highlights

  • 5 top-ten finishes for SMS Snowboarding athletes in the 2019-2020 Nor-Am Tour.
  • 60 USASA regional series podiums.
  • 5 Futures Tour podiums. Grey Katko 1st Mammoth SS & 3rd Mount Snow SS. Connor Kelly 3rd Loon SS. Connor Cavanagh 2nd Loon HP. Shane Koeppe 3rd Loon HP.
  • Acy Craig US Youth Olympic Team member. 2nd Rev Tour Ski Cooper SBX. 4th Nor-Am Mont Orignal SBX.
  • Connor Cavangh 1st Vans High Standards Killington stop. 7th US Open Jr Jam.
  • Zeb Powell '19 X-Games Gold in Knuckle Huck and 1st at the SKLOF Mount Snow stop.
  • Lindsey Jacobellis '03 1st and 3rd in FIS World Cup's. 
  • Alex Diebold '04 3rd FIS World Cup.
  • 3 SMS Snowboarding athletes invited to U.S. Ski and Snowboard’s Project Gold Training Camp.

2019-20 U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team Members

  • Alex Deibold ‘04 SBX A Team
  • Lindsey Jacobellis ‘03 SBX A Team

College Acceptances 2019-20

  • University of Utah
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Sierra Nevada College
  • University of Colorado - Boulder
  • University of Denver
  • Plymouth State University

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Stratton Mountain School is an independent boarding and day school that focuses on college preparatory academics and competitive winter sports. Located at the base of Stratton Mountain, SMS is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.