GouldSPOTLIGHT: KC Gandee

February 20, 2018

Coach Gandee giving instant feedback on jumps at our on-campus airbag.

Name: KC Gandee

High School: Lake Braddock, Burke, VA

College/Grad School: Eastern Mennonite University

What are your roles at Gould?
Gould Competition Snowboard Program Director, Boys JV Soccer Coach, Director of Awesome

Coaching on the hill at Sunday River

Proudest Achievement: American Association of Snowboard Instructors National Team 2004-2008

Last book I read: Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (at least once per year)

My soundtrack is: Currently Bad at Love – Halsey Google Radio

Movie I would recommend: King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters

Favorite food: Burritos

Coach KC at USASA Nationals in 2016

One word that describes me: Energy

Best advice I ever received: “Don’t be an idiot.” Changed my life.

Why Gould? The partnership with Sunday River is amazing and I love the community—so much more than just snowboarding for me!

What’s the last thing you crossed off your bucket list?
Spent a week on Kezar Lake in an amazing place with great friends and my amazing wife Courtney

Coach Gandee and his wife Courtney on their boat

What are your interests/hobbies?
Lakes, boats, wake surfing, rock climbing, golden retrievers (we have 2), whitewater, friends

What animal do you most identify with? River Otter

Couldn’t make it to the mountain, got tied up on campus.

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