Community Coaches

Tamra Kornfield

East High ski coach and former University of Alaska Fairbanks ski team member. Lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Katy Rehm

Alaska Nordic Racing coach and social worker. Grew up on the Kenai; lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Bre Donovan

Alyeska Ski Club coach. From Anchorage, Alaska. Lives in Girdwood.

Brendan Tully LaBelle-Hamer II

East High ski coach and former hockey player at St. Michaels College in Vermont. Originally from Fairbanks; lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Dave Smullin

Avid cross-country and researcher. Lives in Bend, Oregon.

Frances Pillifant

Teck geologist. Developed Juneau Junior Nordic program with her husband, Odin Brudie. Lives in Juneau, Alaska.

Josh Smullin

Cross-Country Ability Head Coach, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. Decorated Team Rossignol racer and Super Tour winner. Lives in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Lauren Fritz

Skier with Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center. Top 15 results on North American Continental Cup circuit. Middlebury College graduate.

Lauren Hess

Former University of Montana Bozeman Ski Team member and graduate. 

Molly Schouweiler

Alaska Pacific University student.

Nick Treinen

West High School graduate. Alaska Winter Stars. Cheesemaker, potter, farmer.

Nora Miller

Instructor in psychology at Alaska Pacific University psychology instructor. Lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Odin Brudie

Developed Juneau Junior Nordic program with his wife, Frances Pillifant. Lives in Juneau, Alaska.

Peter Kling

Skier with Alaska Pacific University. Raced in Europe this winter and on the U.S. Super Tour.

Ryan "Donny" Donovan

Alyeska Ski Club coach.  Life-long skier living in Girdwood, Alaska. Westminster College graduate. 

Paul Lincoln

Top U.S. Biathlete. From White Mountain, Alaska; lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

James Oksoktaruk

One of the top Alaskan racers at the U.S. Junior level in 1980-1990s. From White Mountain, Alaska; lives in Anchorage, Alaska.