USCSA’s Midwestern Conference (MSCA) Seeks Growth (Press Release)

Press Release USCSA News Release: UW-Stout Meeting by Drew Birschbach 11/2/19 MCSA Seeking Growth Meeting centered on inclusion and structure The United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA) welcomed members and representatives of 14 collegiate Nordic ski clubs from five Midwestern states to UW-Stout October 27. The goal? Expanding and strengthening the USCSA’s Midwestern Conference (MCSA). In attendance to help the process was newly named MCSA Nordic Coordinator Ted Theyerl, MCSA Nordic Student Representative...

USCSA: The “Hidden Gem” Pathway for Non-NCAA Collegiate Skiers

Last year, 174 athletes in the male and female U18 categories competed at Junior Nationals in Anchorage, AK. This number represents a small fraction of the cross country skiers throughout the country in that age category. As there are only about 30 NCAA programs nationwide that offer Division I or Division II cross country skiing, the opportunity for high-level training and racing narrows significantly after a skier graduates from high school.  However, the door to...

USCSA Seeks Executive Director

U.S. Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) is currently seeking a qualified and motivated individual to fill its Executive Director position. The Executive Director job description is below, and resumes can by submitted to HR@USCSA.com.   The USCSA is the sports federation for collegiate team ski racing and snowboarding in America. The USCSA believes that student-athletes of all levels and abilities should have access to quality and exciting venues of competition. USCSA athletes agree that...

In Northern Vermont, A College Bucks Trend of Disappearing Ski Teams

This winter, Sterling College will field a ski team for the first time, thanks to a collaboration with the nearby Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Sterling, a small school with an environmental focus, hopes that the team will help build a community within and beyond the college campus - and that learning how to train for a sport will help students live intentional lives long after they graduate.