This will be Jason's 12th year as head coach for the Wilson/Central Catholic Ski Team and 13th year with the team. Jason serves as the Vice President of the OISRA along with contributing to the Three Rivers League management (Jason served as the President of the TRL for four years). His ski racing background consists of 2 years with the University of Oregon Club Team, four years of high school racing in the Three Rivers League, and a few Mighty Mite races. Highlights from Jason's racing career are a 9th places SL and combined finish in the 1998 State Championships.
Jason is a level 100 USSA coach and a certified coach for the OISRA. Aside from his ski coaching and racing background, Jason has been an assistant coach for the Sheldon High School Track & Field program, a coach at the Steen's Mountain Running Camp (5 years), and also a member of the University of Oregon Track and Field program. Jason is a graduate of the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture. Jason works at WHPacific in Portland as a Landscape Architect since 2003.
Matt is fondly referred to as “OLD SCHOOL”.
This will be Matt’s 17th year coaching the Wilson & Central Catholic Ski Teams. His racing experience includes Mighty Mites, Nastar, PNSA Elite, FIS GS and Slalom as well as placing 3rd in Giant Slalom at NCSA Nationals while racing for Oregon State. He has also raced City League, Golden Rose and miscellaneous Pro Circuit.
Matt was also a Mountain Guide with the Mt. Bailey Snocats and he
has climbed and skied many of the Cascade Volcanoes. A highlight for Matt was when he climbed and skied off the summit of Denali in Alaska in 1990.
Matt has coached Youth Basketball and Baseball for 15 years. Because of his love of working with youth and of skiing Matt has provided many a beginning ski racer the coaching and encouragement to become better skiers and competitors while representing their individual schools and community.
Wilson Ski Team: David Duley
Central Catholic Ski Team: TBA
This will be Jacqueline's second season coaching with the Wilson / Central Catholic program. She currently holds a level 100 and 200 USSA coaching certifications. She grew up in Hood River, Oregon, skiing on Mt. Hood from the age of five. She raced for Hood River Valley High School, earning a second-place finish in the State Championship. She still recalls the excitement and anticipation of race days.
Jacqueline's passion for skiing led her to Vail, Colorado, where she worked as a ski instructor. She then taught skiing at Mt. Hood Meadows for many years. In 2014-2015, Jacqueline coached Lincoln High School's ski team, with the girls placing first at the State Championships.
Jacqueline spent two years studying Chinese in Beijing and Taiwan. She holds a B.A in East Asian Studies from Portland State University and a B.S. in Apparel Design from Portland's Art Institute.
An avid cyclist, Jacqueline completed a three-month, self-supported bike ride across the United States, from Washington DC to Portland, Oregon, in 2014. This spring, she solo toured from southern California back home to Oregon. During the summer, she enjoys kiteboarding on the Columbia River.