Vail Ski & Snowboard School’s Trainer of the Year is awarded annually in to trainers who “suck at the highest level.”
2016-17: TJ Metz
2015-16: Dual Award – Mike Evans and Joe Webster. Special “Excellence in Training” Ski presented to Mike Porter.
2014-15: Dual Award – Jenn Metz and John Weiss
2013-14: Dave Alonzo
“Best of Bergie”
Bergie joined the Vail Ski School in the early 1970s. He was a PSIA trainer, examiner and alpine committee chair, and skied on the national demo team from 1988 to 1992. He was also ESF certified in France.
Bergie influenced a generation of Colorado ski instructors, who considered him the best of the best.