The WVA Freestyle Mogul Program is designed for skiers who want to master the sport of mogul skiing. Skiers compete in the Eastern Championship Series (A’s) and have the opportunity to qualify for Junior Nationals, U.S. Championships, the FIS Nor-Am tour, and Junior World Championships. Waterville Valley has a long history of freestyle skiing and is the host of the 2018 and 2019 US National Mogul Championships. WVA Moguls program allows athletes to compete at the highest level while also keeping up with a rigorous academic schedule
WVBBTS has placed many athletes on the U.S. Ski Team including Olympic gold medalist Hannah Kearney.
Freestyle skiing also includes aerials competition and consists of a skier performing flips and spins while jumping. Aerials is a Freestyle discipline recognized by US Ski & Snowboard. Some aerials athletes on the US Ski Team that have trained with WVA include, Eric Loughran and Ashley Caldwell. Check out this article about getting started as an Aerials Athlete Intro to Aerials Article
WVA Summer Freestyle Program
Summer training is an important part of what our athletes do for skill development. In summer training, we get a ton of time to work on building up our athlete’s acrobatic skills as well as their fitness which are both huge components to their foundations at Freestyle athletes and is directly related to their success, progression, and overall safety in the winter
Rob Dresser// Freestyle Head Coach
Rob Dresser is the head Moguls Freestyle “A” skiing coach at WVA & BBTS. Rob is an alumnus of WVA and BBTS. Rob began his coaching career at Whaleback in 2009. He came back to Waterville Valley in 2011. Before becoming the head Moguls coach in 2020, he also gained coaching experience at Proctor, Abenaki & Holderness. Rob is a level 200 air & Moguls coach. In the summers Rob is a competitive sailor and has also spent time coaching the Princeton sailing club.