Built on a Tradition of Excellence

Freestyle Program

SMS Freestyle is internationally recognized as one of the top freestyle mogul programs in the country. Committed, goal-oriented student-athletes are able to pursue excellence in both academics and athletics in the SMS Freestyle program, while having one of the most rewarding experiences of their young lives at Stratton Mountain School!

Program Options

Full Term Program
The Full Term Program at Stratton Mountain School is a complete academic year for students in grades 7–12. 

Winter Term Program
The Winter Term Program is a five-month program from November to March for students in grades 7–8. The program introduces students to the demands and rewards of a winter sports academy.

Elite Performance Group
The Elite Performance Group (EPG) is for postgraduates looking to continue training and competing in the sport of mogul skiing after high school. The athletes in this program should be committed to an athletic lifestyle and dedicated to pursuing their potential at an elite level. 

Freestyle Camps
The Freestyle Program offers a range of training camps throughout the year. These camps aim to improve technique and tactics with individualized training plans. Athletes focus on their training goals with the support of the SMS Freestyle Coaches.

Schedule a Visit

Come visit our beautiful campus, tour the state-of-the-art training facilities, check out an academic class and train with us for a day! Contact Jim Sullivan in Admissions to schedule your visit or click here to request information about SMS.

College Acceptances for SMS Freestyle Athletes

SMS Freestyle Alum College Graduates

University of Michigan - Sydney Shaffer, SMS ’14

Cornell University - Gillian Serels, SMS ’14

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Christina O’Brien, SMS ’15

NYU Film School - Jack Simon, SMS ’15

Current SMS Freestyle Alum College Attendance

Skidmore College - Savannah Forehand, SMS ’16

Dartmouth College - Peter Tiktinsky, SMS ’16 

Villanova University - Josh Hybl, SMS ’17 

UCLA - Leo Cyker, SMS ’17

Northeastern University - Spencer Serels, SMS ’18

University of Denver - Stewart Olson, SMS ’18 

The New School - Emma Katko, SMS ’18, entering Fall ’19

University of Vermont - Lauren Hilgert, SMS ’18, entering Fall ’19

Kent State - Marissa Vasatka, SMS ’19, entering Fall ’19

Future SMS Freestyle Alum College Attendance

University of Colorado/Boulder - Harrison Schunk, SMS ’17

University of Michigan - LuLu Shaffer, SMS ’17

Cal Poly - Henry Kosinski, SMS ’19

University of Vermont - Nate Caplan, SMS ’19

College Acceptances in 2018-2019

Notre Dame

Cal Poly

University of Arizona


University of Vermont

Kent State

University of Cincinnati

Roger Williams College

St Lawrence University

UC Berkeley

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