Alpine Skiing

If you love a challenge and being outdoors, come join our alpine ski team!  We practice two days a week, and offer both dryland and on-snow training.  We accommodate beginner, novice, intermediate and advanced skiers.  Most importantly, we train hard, but we ALWAYS have FUN!


Clare Colleli –

Training Times & Locations:

On Snow Training

Some weekdays, start 9:00am; end noon or later; Whitetail Ski Resort, Mercersburg, PA

Dryland Training 

Some Sundays, 9:30am – 10:30, Centennial Lake, Ellicott City or if inclement weather, Columbia Mall
Thursdays, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, location TBD or Zoom

Practice Overview:

On Snow: Training on hills appropriate for each individual skill level; race gate training.
Dryland: We run mock ski courses; cardio, exercise and stretches.


  • Athletes must be at least 13 years old.
  • Athletes must have already had 2 beginner lessons.
  • Athletes must have a parent or caretaker at all on-snow practices and competitions (no skiing required!).


  • SOHO will cover the cost of ski/boot rental, or you can use your own skis, boots, and poles.
  • Helmets and goggles mandatory.


  • Ski jackets provided for on-snow training and competition.
  • Athletes should provide all other clothing associated with the sport (long underwear, ski socks, fleece jacket, ski gloves, and ski pants).


Winter Games is a three day event (Sunday, Monday & Tuesday) at the end of February at Whitetail Ski Resort.

Volunteer Roles:

  • We utilize both skiing and non-skiing volunteers.
  • Volunteers are welcome to become Unified Partners in competition.