welcome

Located amid Park City’s world-class olympic venues with “the greatest snow on earth,” The Winter Sports School in Park City offers a truly exceptional education in an exceptional sport community. Our unique schedule provides the balance and support that allows dedicated student athletes to focus their attention on academics when they are in school and on their chosen sports when the season is underway.

The academic and athletic success of the Winter Sports School community over the past twenty years is remarkable. Our graduates have gone on to win Olympic, World Cup, National, Collegiate and junior titles in multiple sports. While these athletic results are impressive, we want it to be clear that our core purpose is to ensure that our graduates are prepared to succeed at the college or university of their choice. The feedback we receive from top institutions of higher learning in the country prove that we consistently deliver against that goal.

If you are driven to succeed in academics and in winter athletics, have the energy to pursue both to the absolute best of your ability, and like to have fun doing it, we encourage you to apply to our program. There is no better secondary school in the United States — perhaps the world — for unique students like yourself to prepare for success in education, in athletics, and in life.

Tess Miner-Farra

Head of School

academic success

The Winter Sports School is strictly a college preparatory academic institution for dedicated winter athletes, so classes are out of session during the winter months. Students are completely free to choose the coach or team that fits best for them, anywhere in the world. Our unique approach enables us to educate all students, practicing any winter sports discipline, as opposed to only a focused few. At The Winter Sports School, skiers and snowboarders rub shoulders with figure skaters and speed skaters, luge and skeleton athletes, and others who often cannot attend institutions that combine academics with athletics. Discover what works best for your education and your sport

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Athletics

The Winter Sports School’s location offers a unique set of training venues and facilities for our students,with access to the world class training facilities used by the United States National Ski, Snowboarding, Bobsled, Luge, Skelton, and Nordic Jumping teams.

Alpine Sports:

Alpine Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, and Snowboarding

Nordic Sports:

Nordic Combined, Nordic Skiing, Nordic Ski Jumping, and Biathlon

Sliding Sports:

Bobsled, Skeleton, and Luge

Ice Sports:

Figure Skating, Speed Skating, Hockey, and Curling

STEVE HOLCU

Class of ‘97

Olympic Gold Medalist, 2x Olympic Bronze Medalist,

6x World Cup Champion, 3x World Champion

OUR BOARD

The Winter Sports School Board of Trustees is comprised of business and legal leaders, non-profit leaders, athletic National Governing Board officials, and educators. Please click on the images below to learn more.

WSS Trustee
Emily Cook
WSS Board Chair
Tim Gaylord
WSS Trustee
Bryon Friedman
WSS Treasurer
Bud Canaday
WSS Board Vice President
Abigail Wright-Grissom
WSS Trustee
Ted Morris
WSS Board Secretary
Mary Carlson

FAQ

The Winter Sports School in Park City provides an educational opportunity that is unparalleled anywhere in the world. Our schedule allows student athletes to focus of their attention on academics when they are in school and on their chosen sport when the season is underway.

The academic and athletic success of the Winter Sports School community over the past twenty years is remarkable. Our graduates have gone on to win Olympic,World Cup, National, Collegiate and junior titles in multiple sports. While these athletic results are impressive, we want it to be clear that our core purpose is to insure that our graduates are prepared to succeed at the college or university of their choice. The feedback we receive from top institutions of higher learning in the country prove that we consistently deliver against that goal.

If you are driven to succeed in academics and in winter athletics, have the energy to pursue both to the absolute best of your ability, and like to have fun doing it,we encourage you to apply to our program. There is no better secondary school in the United States – – perhaps the world – – for unique students like yourself to prepare for upward steps in education, in athletics, and in life.

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park city, Utah

The Winter Sports School is situated in what is arguably the most conveniently accessible mountain locale in the United States. We’re 3 miles off of I-80; about 20 miles from the eastern edge of Salt Lake City and about 35 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport. Our location is:

4251 Shadow Mountain Dr.

Park City, UT 84098

435.649.8760

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