TEA Athletics

High School Ski TEAm

Slalom and Giant Slalom Ski Racing at its Best!

Relaunched in the 22-23 School Yr, our competitive High School Ski TEAm is back and trains and competes in slalom and giant slalom events at local ski resorts like Sugar Bowl, Palisades Tahoe and Northstar, with Championships Races at Mammoth Mountain and/or Shasta (TBA). The official ’24 California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation (CNISSF) race season begins in January and ends with the state championships in March. Races alternate between Sugar Bowl, Palisades Tahoe and Northstar Ski Resorts. Practices are planned to begin in December to tune up for the big race season ahead.


Who: 9th – 12th grade student-athletes who ski at an intermediate to advanced level.

When: January – March, practices begin in December at Northstar Ski Resort.

Where: Training sessions at Northstar, with races at Tahoe and Truckee ski resorts.

Ski Coaches: Seth Benson and Jon Jacobson

Schedule: Listed on the school calendar, the practice schedule will be share out internally.

TEAm Size: Designed for five or more student-athletes with ski experience and ideally some race experience. An ability to ski blue+ and black runs with sound technique and confidence is a requirement.

Competition:  This TEAm will compete locally and abroad in CNISSF (CIF) sanctioned races. 

Register: $325 per student-athlete, click HERE to register. Price includes ski race training and logistics, race day coaching and logistics throughout the season. Does not include race day lift passes. Team participation is only available to enrolled TEA student-athletes.

Scholarship – Our goal is to ensure that programs are available to every TEA student and family – program costs should not deter participation. Tahoe Expedition Academy offers need based financial assistance for Athletics and Activities programming. Please contact the TEA Athletics and Activities Department for details at emartin@tahoeexpeditionacademy.org or apeugnet@tahoeexpeditionacademy.org.

All inquiries are confidential.

Ski TEAm Photos

Photo Credit Harry Lefrak @ www.lefrakphotography.com