U.S. Men’s Head Alpine Coach Sasha Rearick ’95 to Deliver Commencement Address
Sasha Rearick, head coach of the U.S. Men’s Alpine Ski Team and an alumnus of Gould Academy, will speak at the school’s Commencement exercises on Saturday, June 7.
During his tenure on the U.S. Ski Team, Rearick has coached some of the top men’s alpine skiers in the world like Ted Ligety and Bode Miller. He has coached in three Winter Olympic Games, including two as head coach, where his teams have amassed seven Olympic medals, including three in this year’s games in Sochi, Russia.
Rearick joined the U.S. Ski Team coaching staff after the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, UT. He coached at the men’s World Cup and Europa Cup level, serving as Europa Cup head coach during the 2006 and 2007 seasons. He then served as the technical head coach for two seasons before assuming the men’s head coach role in the spring of 2008.
He began his coaching career at Monarch Ski Area while in college at Western State Colorado University and was an instructor at the renowned French Ski School in Tignes for a year. He also coached for three years at Green Mountain Valley School in Vermont
While at Gould Academy, Rearick skied under former Head Alpine Coach Tim Lavalle and current Head Alpine Coach Kurt Simard. He graduated from Gould in 1995.
Gould Academy Commencement will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Alumni Field.