Alberta Alpine recognizes that a number of graduates from Alberta ski racing programs continue to ski competitively at the University and College level. In doing so, these senior athletes have committed to not only a post-secondary education but also the pursuit of elite athletics in our sport.
Congratulations to the following Alberta athletes currently active and racing for University Teams:
Athlete Name Home Club University Team
Hannah Melinchuk Rabbit Hill Dartmouth University
Mia Henry Banff Alpine Montana State University
Jeff Bell CARC Montana State University
Jocelyn McCarthy Rabbit Hill Montana State University
Tony Naciuk CARC University of Alaska
Curtis McKillop Banff Alpine University of Alaska
Rob Greig Team Panorama University of New Mexico
Huston Philp Banff Alpine University of Utah
Georgia Burgess Banff Alpine University of Alaska
Micheal Soetaert Snow Valley University of Alaska
Haley McKercher Sunshine University of McGill
Hannah Melinchuk, AST Alumni now races for Darmouth College Ski Team – seen here racing at the 2015 Nor-Am Cup in Panorama
The Senior Class of Graduates from the Alpine Skiing NCAA 2015 Western Finals at the Senior Banquet in Alyeska, Alaska.
From left to right: Luke Patterson, Coach of the University of Utah Utes, former Alberta Ski Team member and Banff Alpine Racer; Stephanie Irwin skiing for Montana State Bobcats, former CAST member, AST member, and a Banff Alpine Racer; Curtis McKillop skiing for University of Alaska Anchorage Seawovles, former AST member, and Banff Alpine Racer; Andy Trow skiing for University of Utah Utes, former CAST member, AST member and a Sunshine Ski and Snowboard Club member; Sean Alexander skiing for the University of Anchorage Alaska Seawolves, former AST member, and a Calgary Alpine Racing Club member; Tianda Carroll skiing for the NCAA champion University of Denver Pioneers, former CAST member, former AST member and a member of Jasper Ski Club; Trevor Philp skiing for University of Denver Pioneers, a current CAST member, former AST member and a Banff Alpine Racer.