Getting to Know: John Prosperi, Director

John Prosperi can’t recall a time when skiing wasn’t part of his life. “My parents got me into it when I was 3 or 4, and it just went from there,” said John. Currently President of Adanac Ski Club in Sudbury, John also sits on the Board of Directors for Alpine Ontario...

New FIS TD in Town – Congratulations to Jeff Jones!

It’s been quite the year for Collingwood’s Jeff Jones. Only just a few short months ago, he was appointed the Program Director at the National Ski Academy after working as their U16 Head Coach last season. Then, this Fall, he completed a years-long journey to become a...

Meet Shawn Letton – Club Development Manager

    Every Kid, In Every Discipline, Deserves a Future. Interview by Heather Vita, Communications and Member Services Manager for Alpine Ontario Alpin I recently sat down with Shawn Letton – the Club Development Manager for Alpine Ontario Alpin, Snowboard...

Ken Ellis – Anthony Pacione Coach of the Year

The AOA Coach of the Year Award in given in honour of Anthony Pacione’s dedication to outstanding coaching performance that results in exceptional and demonstrated athlete advancement in alpine, para-alpine or ski cross racing. Pacione’s home ski club was the Osler...

Gwen Binsfeld – Georgian Communities Builder of the Year Award

The Builder Award is given for extraordinary contributions of one or more individuals to the sport of Ontario Ski Racing and is intended to recognize one or more individuals’ lifetime contributions to Ontario Ski Racing. Gwen is a key partner to AOA and plays a...