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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 and NENSA Level 1 coaching certifications, 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 Eastern HS Championships 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 is a very experienced skier who has trained and raced at a high level for many years. Sara skied for Alaska Winter Stars and APU before competing at the collegiate level for UAF in her home state.

Sara graduated from UVM in 2016 with a degree in Biology. She is a certified yoga instructor, in an expert shoe and ski fitter at Skirack, and is active in local skiing and running events.

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.

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

DennisStrength/Conditioning Advisor Dennis Ryan:

Dennis is a Physical Therapy Assistant at Dee PT, the summer home of MNC strength training. With his wealth of experience on the subject, Dennis helps coordinate and monitor our training at this facility.

Dennis is also a skier himself, coaching ski groups at Trapp Family Lodge in the winter and also working with MNC Masters in the fall.


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