Ben was born and raised in Jackson Hole and has spent his life Nordic racing and coaching. After competing at the junior level with JHSC, Ben raced at the NCAA Division 1 College level for Western State College, with a podium at Junior Nationals.
Subsequent to his junior racing career, he finished his degree at the University of Oregon and University of Oslo in Norway. In the following years, he returned to Jackson and coached the Teewinots, Junior Nordic and IMD teams as well as the Master Program at JHSC, and led the Nordic Program from 2014-2020. Ben also served as the Head Coach at the Whitefish Montana Ski Club.
Ben’s passion for the sport and our community will help him lead our program to new heights. In an effort to develop a strong program, summer training and athlete retention has been an emphasis of Ben's
USSA Nordic L200
200hr Yoga Training