Founder of French Swiss Ski College and Appalachian Ski Mtn Junior Race Team
Through Jim’s lifelong passion for teaching skiing, Appalachian Ski Mtn has become the place to learn to ski. Over one million people have been taught to ski with the French Swiss Ski College. In 1984 Jim founded the junior race team at Appalachian and helped launch the High Country Junior Race Series.
Ski School Director
Race Team Coach Emeritus
The Appalachian Junior Race Team is grateful to Dan Blackwelder, our long time Head Coach of 25+ years for his dedication and commitment to the team and to the sport.
Board of Directors