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Ryan Shorter has worked with the US Ski Team during training camps and is currently the Program Director and Head Coach of the highly successful Mission Ridge Ski Team. Ryan has helped athletes reach the US Ski Team, US Nationals, Nor-ams, and win Masters National and World titles. Shorter's athlete Colby Granstrom was the 2010 World Junior Champion in the Overall. Ryan was the PNSA Coach of the Year in 2009.

After Graduating from college Ryan travelled North America in an RV for 3 years racing FIS and Nor-Am Races, as well as, coaching others at his PV Alpine ski camps.

Ryan Co-Founded PV Alpine in 1996, and has been running camps at Mt. Hood, Oregon and in Colorado since 2003.

louheadshotLouis Otto, is the Head YSL Coach at the Mission Ridge Ski Team. He is a National Certified Coach with the US Coaches Association, and has coached for The PNSA Team at Junior Olympic Competitions and FIS races in the Western Region. He has also coached for the US Ski Team's National Development System at camps and International competitions. He has been on the US Ski Team Staff for the Topolino races in Italy and the Whister Cup in Canada. He has helped several athletes make it to the US Ski Team, US Nationals, and Nor-ams. Louis has been the PNSA Coach of the Year twice.

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Rachel Roosevelt is a US Ski Team alumni. After racing Europa Cup and Nor-ams with the US Ski Team for 5 years and competing in 3 World Junior Championships Rachel went on to be a NCAA National Champion and team captain with the University of Colorado Ski Team. Rachel has coached at PV Alpine before and is well regarded by the athletes and staff.

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Alexandra Shorter is PVA's administrator and co-owner. She also Mission Ridge Ski Teams head Youth Ski League (YSL) and Ski Stars coach. She ran the MRST J3 program from 2006-2011, transforming it from one of the lowest ranked PNSA division teams to one of the highest ranked. In 2011, five J3 athletes qualified for Western Region Junior Olympics, the most in MRST history. Shorter has been a guest coach for U.S. Men's World Cup Team, Europa Cup Team and Development Team.