Progression Freeski Coach
Stanley (Stosh) Czarniak is a Jackson native who graduated from Jackson Hole High School in 2015 and the University of Wyoming in 2019. He received a BA in Arts with a focus in Metalsmithing. Stosh’s immense love for skiing and executing a perfect turn was passed down from his father, Stan Czarniak. He started skiing at the age of two and began ski racing at the age of six. He continued traveling around the country each year until he joined the Freeride Program at sixteen. During his freeride career, he competed in many IFSA, USASA, and rail jam competitions.
Currently, Stosh teaches local shredders for the Free Ride Program, giving back to the community that has done so much for him. His goals for the program is to create well-rounded skiers that can rip big mountain lines, throw down train park, and carve turners like a racer.
Stosh keeps up with race background by competing in Dick’s Ditch, Town Downhill, and Margarita Cup. He placed 1st in Dick’s Ditch in 2017-2018 and 3rd in 2020. He is a certified ski technician at Nomad sports keeping local skiers performing their best. When Stosh isn’t on the hill or in the backcountry you can find him mountain biking, practicing yoga, skateboarding, and cheffing up delicious meals.
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