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Cross Country Ski Coaching

Ski coaching and instruction helps people learn best by following good skiers, imprinting and being mentored. Instructors can give a level of assurance that optimizes training time, thinks through preparation and maximizes your results. Our group of expert coaches employs decades of cross-country skiing experience to create coaching programs and training plans for you based on your unique background and goals. Unlock your nordic potential!


Steve Morales

Professional ski instructor and coach for 48 years

I adapt my instruction to your specific abilities and goals and leave you with

skills to continue improving on your own. It’s about an hour and half of 

learning and fun!

Email: stephenfmorales@gmail.com


Nancy Bauer

51 years of skiing, 25 Birkies and 5 Kortes

10+ years as a high school coach, CXC member and Level 100 accreditation

Ski and Tea Coach

My speciality is classic skiing, but comfortable with skate beginner to intermediate.

Email: nbski47@gmail.com  


Eric North

I've had the pleasure of coaching all ages and levels of skiers - 2 to 82,

college and professional athletes to folks who had never seen snow! One 

thing they all had in common - I never saw one person who was worse than 

was when I started!

Email: xcskyr@hotmail.com 


Scott Smith

Classic and skate skier for 42 years

Professional Ski Instructor and coach for 20 years

Lesson is 90 minutes including video clips and subsequent analysis emailed to client.

Email: trinord2943@gmail.com


Michael Mandli

Completed 30 Birkies, 13 Korteloppets, and seven World Loppet Races

Level 200 USSA Coaching Certification

200- Racer - and CXC Masters Team 

Experience coaching national, International, collegiate, and adult skiers for 40 years.

Email: mandim@centurylink.net 


Ian Duncan

Classic and skate skied for 40+ years - has completed 36 Birkies 

Now focussing on teaching to encourage beginners to take up skiing and help novice/intermediate skiers with technique

Certified Level 1 PSIA instructor - Available in Madison and occasionally Hayward/Cable

Email: ian.duncan1314@gmail.com