The Windham Race Factory is the premier ski race training program in the Catskills. It was started in 1971 and has been developing ski racers at all levels since then. We help young people become great skiers and spectacular human beings. We provide a fun, safe environment for our children to improve their skiing and ski racing skills while experiencing the joy of the sport and meeting others who have a similar passion.
The program aims to accommodate a wide range of skills and age groups. Our program strives to support both serious competition and recreational opportunities for all skiers no matter what ski level. Above all, the program is built to be an enriching and fun experience.
Building Strategic Alliances
It has often been said: It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. The more connections you have, both inside and outside of your organization, the stronger your business will become. A strong development strategy involves building and nurturing professional relationships. I see great opportunities in exploring these relationships…Read More...
Introducing U10/U12 Factory Race Team
We are pleased to announce the formation of the U10, U12 FACTORY Race Team. The FACTORY Team will be a small team that sits within our U10/U12 Alpine Race Team. First, a little history. This concept started as a pilot program we rolled out with the U10s during the season…Read More...
WRF Head Coaching Staff for the 2022-23 Season
We are extremely excited to announce that veteran WRF coach Erik Anderson will join the WRF Leadership team as U12 Race Team Head Coach. Erik’s organization and communication skills, coupled with his approachable demeanor and professionalism, are the perfect fit to lead the WRF U12 Race Team into the future.…Read More...
WRF U10/U12 Athletes @Kandahar Festival this weekend.
Kudo to all the athletes who gave their all on the hill and ended the season with a strong finish, well done. We're so proud of your achievements.
To the Coaches, thank you for your unwavering support and guidance throughout the season. Your commitment to each athlete's success has been nothing short of inspiring,
Lastly, a special thanks to the parents and volunteers who have dedicated their time and effort to make this weekend possible.
- Fundamentals camp at Big Snow organized by WRF Factory Head Coach, Moshe Silverstein
- Click here for more information
Camps are led by Olympian Doug Lewis, along with a highly experienced team of coaches ready to inspire your athlete! Each week-long camp will be jam-packed with hard work, learning and FUN!
ELITEAM camps are designed for athletes who are ready and excited to take their performance to the next level. Athletes learn about Sports Physiology, Psychology and Nutrition. Motivated athletes will walk away tougher, stronger, fitter, faster, with all the necessary tools to perform at their very best. All athletes of all sports are welcome!
Registration is now OPEN - click here for more details. To learn more about this camp, click here. This camp is open to 11-14 year old athletes.
Our mission is to teach children how to become fantastic skiers and cultivate skills for life, all while fostering a culture of healthy competition and sportsmanship. We believe creating culture centered on the process of learning is a key to success.
"If we teach children how to learn, we empower them for the future"
We offer a complete range of ski development and race training programs. Our certified and experienced coaches use various training environments and the latest methodologies to provide the best development opportunities for our athletes.
“I Think there is more to ski racing than just ski racing.
It teaches young athletes and young people how to persevere in life. There are life long skills you are building out here and life long friendships”
Chip Cochrane, Maine Skier Hall of Fame
"The key to my success at Buck Hill is repetition," Sailer said. "Freeskiing isn't the key to racing, but rather repetition because it creates muscle memory. This is
a theory that has been proven over and over again.