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Athletes’ Council

Athletes’ Council

The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Athletes’ Council is organized to facilitate communication and to represent athlete interests to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Board of Directors. As members of the Council, there is an opportunity to discuss important issues facing current and retired athletes; and in turn, influencing policy and the direction of the entire organization. 

Members of the Council are stewards of the entire organization and understand the importance of being positive constituents. While it is vital that members of the Athletes’ Council represent the interests of athletes, it is important they are considered in the context of the values and mission of U.S. Ski & Snowboard.

Chair & Freestyle Athlete:  Heather McPhie Watanabe
Alpine Athlete:  Warner Nickerson
Cross Country Athlete: 
Rosie Brennan
Freeskiing Athlete:  Tom Wallisch
Jumping/Nordic Combined Athlete:  Bryan Fletcher
Snowboard Athlete:  Tricia Byrnes
USOC Athletes' Advisory Council Representative:  Holly Brooks
USOC Athletes' Advisory Council Representative:  Torin Koos, alternate
FIS Athletes' Commission:  Sarah Hendrickson
FIS Athletes' Commission & FIS Council Athlete Member:  Hannah Kearney
IOC Athletes' Commission:  Kikkan Randall

Last revised 1/15/19

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- revised 12/12/17