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Alpine Ski Team

State Bound

Congratulations to Junior Bennett LeVander and Senior Andrew Sorensen on advancing to state in Alpine Ski. In section competition, LeVander finished 8th and Sorensen finished 11th out of 114 skiers. The state meet is Feb. 13 at Giants Ridge. Good luck Royals!

State Meet Info and Results

Scott Melander

Varsity Head Coach

General Team Information

Team Communication: Team Snap is used for all team communication.  Please email Coach Melander to be added at

Season Start: Nov 13, 2023 in dryland until Afton Alps is open to ski teams.  These practices are Monday-Thursday between the hours of 4p-6p at a TBD location.  

On the hill training usually starts after Thanksgiving at Afton Alps.  OTH practice is Monday - Thursday 4p-6p.

Races: There are 5 conference races typically on Tuesdays and occasionally on Thursday's starting in January.  We co-host the Afton Invite which is all day FRIDAY, February 2, 2024.  February 7 is Sections at Wild Mtn and February 13 is State at Giants Ridge.

Lift Tickets: Lift tickets or passes are needed and purchased by the athletes family for Afton Alps.  Away meets, Sections and State lifts tickets are covered by the district.

Ability:  No prior race experience is needed to join the team, but you do need to know how to ski.  The hills we practice and/or compete on at Afton are Hills 1, 2 & 7.

Transportation:  There will be no transportation provided for any practices or meets due to the shortage in bus drivers.  Carpooling is recommended and arranged by families.  

Equipment: Athlete needs to provide their own skis, poles, boots, helmet and other safety equipment is optional.  

2023-2024 Informational Team Meeting

The 2023-2024 informational meeting will be held is still TBD on date, time and location. 

The best way to have information sent to you is send an email to Coach Melander at to be entered into Team Snap.  


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