SBA staff member since 2009
Additional Qualifications: USSA 200
Jeff has passionately coached XC ski racers for more than 20 years in the Tahoe area. He coached the Truckee High School Nordic Team to five State Championships before taking over the head Nordic coaching position at the University of Nevada, Reno. At UNR, he helped bring the team from a club sport to an NCAA Division 1 team, guiding the program to a top-10 national ranking. After coaching at UNR, Jeff became the head Nordic coach for the Auburn Ski Club and the Far West Division. He coached Far West juniors to six different Junior National Championships and helped place Matt Gelso on the U.S. Ski team. In 2006, Jeff coached the U.S. Ski Team at the Junior World Championships and the Under 23 World Championships. He loves outdoor adventure and is active in rock climbing, kayaking, triathlon and masters XC ski racing.