Born and raised in New England, Alex found his passion for snowboarding at an early age in the mountains of Vermont. He competed professionally in every discipline of the sport before narrowing his focus on snowboardcross. He was named to the U.S. Snowboard Team in 2004. During Alex’s 19-year tenure on the team, he stood on numerous World Cup podiums, captured multiple national titles, and won a bronze medal in the 2014 Sochi Olympics. As an avid outdoorsman, he loves cycling, golfing, and flyfishing and has worked with Protect Our Winters for over a decade to protect the places and experiences he loves.
Thedo loves speed, snowboarding and the Colorado sunshine. Technical development is very important to him as well as the connections with athletes and their parents. He’s all about a productive and positive learning environment and a balanced lifestyle. Thedo was a successful professional snowboard racer and competed in the Nagano Olympics in 1998. After his career, he coached on the World Cup circuit for many years. After his time traveling on the World Cup circuit, he wanted to have a solid training base and place to live, so he came to Steamboat in 2002. Since then, he has coached club athletes at three Olympic Winter Games: Torino in 2006, Sochi in 2014, and Beijing in 2022. Every athlete is important to him at all levels.
Erik is a passionate coach with 8 years of experience coaching athletes competing in snowboarding. Originally from the Midwest, he relocated last year and began his career with the SSWSC Snowboard Team. His focus is coaching athletes competing in SBX and he also assists with riders competing in Slopestyle. His passion runs deep in helping youth and young adults and his college background is in Human Services (psychology and youth). In addition to leading the Snowboardcross Team at SSWSC he also specializes in coaching athletes on trampolines and in the gym. In his free-time he loves spending time with puppy, riding motorcycle and camping.
Never one to come up short on wisdom, Sasha has managed countless athletes, athletic programs, and coaches in all facets of the sport. Many of her athletes have gone on to professional careers, while others have become outstanding individuals taking on other challenges. She is a coaches coach, holding down a level 300 USSA certification and educating coaches for the USSA/USASA. Sasha has a business mind that has helped athletes land global contracts as well as their first shop sponsor. She is dedicated to helping the athlete bring out the best in themselves through demanding accountability. She has a long history producing top notch training programs and camps with Team Summit.
Sasha graduated from the University of Denver with a background in Marketing, Finance, and Real Estate.