For nearly 50 years SNSC has been a part of the Summit County community providing access to Nordic skiing for young athletes.

 

Our Mission

THE PRIMARY MISSION OF SUMMIT NORDIC SKI CLUB IS TO PROVIDE THE YOUTH OF SUMMIT COUNTY WITH A WELL-BALANCED SKI RACING PROGRAM INCLUDING FITNESS, SELF-ESTEEM AND CHARACTER BUILDING THROUGH TRAINING AND COMPETITION WITHIN A NURTURING ENVIRONMENT.  THE CLUB WILL EDUCATE OUR YOUTH ABOUT VALUES OF SPORTS, HEALTHY COMPETITION, INDIVIDUAL EFFORT AND TEAM SPIRIT. 


This Nordic team is also very important to me because with them, I feel as if I am in a supportive, and encouraging environment with many people trying to help me improve.”
— Opal Koning, SNSC Devo Skier

Club history

  • 1966 The club started under coach Steve Rechiele. The founding fathers and mothers were the Zdechliks, Andersons, Armstrongs and Wellingtons among others.
  • 1968 Jim Balfonz took over as the coach. 

     

  • 1971 Frisco Gold Rush (ski race) was started to support the club.
  • 2004 Summit Nordic Ski Club was officially established as a stand alone organization.
  • 2005 SNSC was granted non-profit status.
  • 2014 current head coach, Olof Hedberg joined SNSC