Mike Gallagher

unnamed-1Mike comes to us with 12 years of coaching experience.  He is familiar with Vermont, racing all 4 years in college for Green Mountain College and coaching 4 years in the state as well.  He spent one year with Pico heading the then U-18 age group where one of his athletes won the women’s state SL title, the first for the club.  For the past three years he was at the Jay Peak Ski Club where he was the Head Coach of the U-16 and U-19 age groups each year and also was the Club Director for the last two years.   In Mike’s early years of coaching, he worked at the Loon Race Team where he was a long time alumni (‘87-‘00).  He earned the coach of the year in 2006 helping lead Loon to their first BWL State Championship.  While coaching there he also headed the mid-week program for Holderness Academy for five years and then built a relationship with White Mountain School, which partnered with the Loon Race Team.  During his college years, Mike was All-Conference, Team Captain his senior year, and member of the USCSA national podium team in the slalom event.  Mike currently is a USSA level 200 certified coach, AC, AO, CO, and RF certified.