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Head Coach Adam Terko:

Adam is MNC Executive Director and Head Coach for all Junior programs. The 2017 NENSA Coach of the Year, Adam spent three years coaching the St. Lawrence University ski team, and during that time also worked (and continues to work) as coach and wax tech at the local, Regional, and Junior National level.

Adam holds USSA Level 200 coaching certification, and is enthusiastic about the sport no matter the season. Adam skied for CVU and competed for the New England JN team before going on to become a 4-year member and captain of the Nordic team at St. Lawrence.

Adam’s coaching and athletic resume

  • 2017 NENSA Coach of the Year
  • 2017 Wax Tech, Vermont EHS Team
  • 2017 Age Group Coach (U16 Boys), New England Junior National Team
  • 2016 Wax Tech, New England Junior National Team, Vermont EHS Team
  • 2015-current Executive Director / Head Coach MNC Programs
  • 2012-14 Assistant coach, St. Lawrence University
  • 2014 Coach/Wax Tech, Mid-Atlantic Junior National team
  • 2014 Wax Tech, New York EHS Team
  • 2008-12 St. Lawrence University ski team member/captain
  • 2008 New England Junior National team member
  • 2004-08 CVU Nordic ski team member/captain

SaraCoach Sara Falconer:

A native of Anchorage, Alaska, Sara has coached with MNC since 2015 and works with both Junior and Devo athletes. Sara skied for Alaska Winter Stars and APU before competing at the collegiate level for the U of Alaska Fairbanks in her home state.

Sara graduated from UVM in 2016 with a degree in Biology. She holds US Ski and Snowboard L100 coaching credentials, is a certified yoga instructor, an expert shoe and ski fitter at Skirack, and also coaches the MMU girls XC running team.

Coach Laurel Fiddler:

A native of Mammoth Lakes, CA, Laurel joined MNC as a coach after graduation from Bates College in the spring of 2017. Laurel holds US Ski and Snowboard L100 coaching credentials.

A 4-year skier on the Bates team, Laurel is also a Junior National All-American and Eastern Cup winner!

Coach Liam John:

Liam skied for MNC and Essex High School  before competing at St. Olaf College in Minnesota. A US Ski and Snowboard L100 coach, Liam works with MNC Juniors in all seasons including training sessions and race support.

In addition to ski coaching, Liam is a skilled photographer, cyclist, and cellist.


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