Alpine Ski & Snowboard
MAC’s program is a Bronze Level Certified U.S. Ski & Snowboard Club, offering season-long winter programs, training camps and dry-land conditioning for athletes ages six to adult. Compete in the sports of Alpine Ski Racing, Free Skiing, and Snowboarding. The experienced, certified coaching staff takes athletes to the next level, wherever they are in their journey. MAC Ski & Snowboard believes in a holistic approach to the development of young competitors, athletically, academically, and socially, through partnership with parents, teachers, and mentors. Core values are taught in a positive team environment on a daily basis, providing athletes experiences and lessons that will help them become the best version of themselves in sport and life.
Tryout Dates / Team Evaluation
Holiday Ski & Ride Camp, Wednesday-Friday Dec. 27-30, 2022
The recreational ski program is managed by the Outdoor Department,
Rackley started skiing at the age of 2, and his first forays were on the slopes of Mt. Hood. In 2009, he finished a 16-year ski-racing career, which saw him compete in four USCSA National Championships for the College of Idaho, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and at the Elite FIS and NOR-AM Cup level. Rackley spent four seasons as a professional instructor and trainer with Beaver Creek Ski School in Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado, and has been leading the MAC Ski & Snowboard Team ever since. His certifications and awards include: Top of the Class, 2015 National Coaches Academy, US Ski and Snowboard; Level 300 Certified Alpine Coach, US Ski and Snowboard; and Level 2 and Children's Specialist 2 Certified Alpine Instructor, PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America).