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Skiing Resume


Andrew (Andy) Vanis


Skier, Racer, Instructor, Coach


Contact for Team, School, and Private instruction





Certifications and Education:


PSIA Professional Ski Instructors of America

PSIA Alpine 1 2018 - www.psia-i.org/disciplines/alpine/alpine-certification/alpine-level-1/


USSA United States Ski & Snowboard Association

USSA Skills Quest - 2017 https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/skillsquest

USSA Symposium - 2017 Specific instruction in: Child Coaching, Nutrition, Rules and Officiating

USSA Fast Start Course - 2016, 2014 https://my.ussa.org/aip/my-ussa/fast-start-coaching-course

USSA Competition Official 2018 - https://my.ussa.org/alpine-programs/officials/certification

USSA Jury Advisor - 2018

USSA Referee 2018


Background checked.


Professional Experience:


Assistant Racing Coach Los Alamos Ski Racing Team www.losalamosskiteam.com Los Alamos NM 2014 to Current

Responsible for development of racers 4-14 yrs in groups of up to 20 racers

Skill plans

Training course setting

Race day coaching


Ski Instructor Ski Santa Fe www.skisantafe.com Santa Fe NM 2019 to Current

7yrs to adult. Never Ever skiers and up.


Skiing and Informal Instruction Experience:


Skied for 40 years

Taught both my kids to ski at 2 years old

Happily instruct team parents and friends

In bounds and back country AT Alpine Touring




Elisabeth Rimann, Treasurer Wolf Creek Ski Team (2016 to 2018)


'Last week I attended an advanced clinic Level 5/6 with a Level 4 instructor in Revelstoke, Canada and while it was great I am reminded of the one day I skied with Andy Vanis in March 2018 in Wolf Creek, Colorado. The lesson with Andy was much better. Not only can Andy ski extremely well he is also a very skilled instructor. I would recommend him to any ski team or private students.'

Racing Background:


1998-1994 Junior, Collegiate, and independent racer: Slalom and Giant Slalom, Super G, Downhill. Rocky Mountains; Pacific Northwest; Eastern Oregon University La Grande, OR; Midwest; Wilmont Mountain Ski Team, Wilmont, WI