Sean Warman | WRF Program Director
Sean brings to our program a depth of technical knowledge and curriculum that will build upon our goals of being a preeminent leader in New York State ski racing. Having dedicated over 30yrs to nearly year round ski instructing, coaching, mentoring, training and leading programs, Sean has returned home. Upon graduating from Rhinebeck High School, Sean headed to the University of Utah. He joined the ski industry as a ski instructor at Heavenly Ski Resort and quickly worked his way up the ranks of PSIA while working back to back seasons in Portillo, Chile and Heavenly for 9 consecutive summers. By 2000 having competed in a rigorous multi-year selection process, Sean was selected to the PSIA National Alpine Team. He has also served as an Advanced Educator for PSIA-W, PSIA-W Demo Team Coach and Selector. Additionally, he was invited into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard National Coaches Academy and started working as a U.S. Ski Team Guest Skills Coach at their Mt. Hood, Mammoth and Europe camps; a role he continues to serve today.
Sasha Rearick, U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s Head Men’s Development Coach, had this to say about Sean: "the team greatly benefited from Sean’s core teaching methodology that comes from his unique blend of high level PSIA and USSA studies".
Over the next decade Sean served as the Staff Trainer for Heavenly Ski School, the Alpine Race Director for Crested Butte Ski Resort, Training Director, Head of Curriculum Development and SnowSports Manager for Sierra at Tahoe Resort. He served as Teams Director at Northstar Resort in California, Teams Director at Hunter Mountain and Program Director and Head Coach for West Mountain Racing Program. For the past 10 years Sean has been dedicating his time specifically to long term athlete development in the race world.
Sean and his wife, Petra Ruger, are pleased to have put down permanent roots once again in their home town of Rhinebeck, NY where can be closer to family again.
Martin Biedermann | U14 Head Coach
Martin brings a wealth of diverse experience to Windham with over 37 years of coaching experience. He started ski racing at Highmount back in the mid 70’s and ski there till his college days. He raced at Keene State College and USSA at University of New Hampshire. After College he return to Highmount where he started to coach in the early 80’s, then moving to Belleayre and finally moving to Windham in 2000.
Martin has coached over the years from the U10 level to the U19 level and has been coaching the U14’s level for the last 9 years.
In addition to his coaching experience, Martin is a Port Captain for an international shipping company responsible for operations in North America, Caribbean and Central America.
Todd started his race career at Holiday Mountain in Monticello, NY. He left Holiday Mountain to live and train full time at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, NY, attending The Mountain House Ski Academy. Todd was an Alpine Competitor obtaining entrance into FIS Finals and NORAMS. He attended St. Lawrence University having the opportunity to compete at the highest level of collegiate skiing in North America. After graduating St. Lawrence, Todd was the head J4 coach at Heavenly Valley Race Team in South Lake Tahoe. During that same time he was the head coach for the Whittle High School Ski Team in Zepher Cove, Nevada. Returning to his hometown, Todd was the head coach for Holiday Mountain Ski Team in Monticello, NY. Todd moved from Holiday Mountain to Belleayre Mountain as a J4 coach. Todd's children, Skylar and Camryn attended National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, NY where Todd was a J3 coach. In 2012, Todd joined Windham Mountain Race Factory and has coached at the U10 to the U19 levels. From 2012 to 2019 he was the head travel coach and technical director. Todd has coached kids since 1983 combining his love of snow with his commitment to athlete success. His knowledge, experience and passion for the sport of ski racing and helping athletes reach their goals has lead him to join the board of the New York State Ski Racing Association, serving as Vice President.
Certifications include: Level 4 Referee, Level 200 Alpine Coach, Level 2 Competition Official, Level 1 Chief of Race, Level 1 Timing and Calculations, Level 1 Snowboard Coach.
Maris Jurevics U10 Development Team Coach
Maris is passionate about his skiing and his coaching and is delighted to be the Head U10 Development Team Coach. Maris started skiing in Wisconsin at the famed Heiliger Huegel Ski Club (253 feet of vertical!) outside of Milwaukee. Maris first taught at Jiminy Peak in the late ‘80s and joined the Windham faculty in 2001. Maris has been with the Windham Race Factory, teaching U8s through U12s, since 2012, with the exception of a three-year stint when he lived in London.
Along the way, Maris shared his passion for skiing with his two children, Maks and Lucy. Lucy is now in her third year on ski school staff while Maks rocks it in the snowboarding program.
Maris holds a PSIA Level II certification.
Maris’ passion for coaching extends off the ski hill in his work as an executive coach – a field that drew him in after a management consulting career. Skills that will transfer well in his leadership role with the Windham Race Factory.
Caroline Mutter | U12 Head Coach
After working on a fixed income trading floor for 16 years, Caroline finally returned home to the snow. Caroline started skiing at 2 years old on a small hill with a rope tow in her home town of Pittsfield, Maine. In the third grade she joined the race program at Sugarloaf, the coldest, steepest and iciest mountain on the east coast. The on going practice of setting short term and long term goals and the life long friendships she acquired from ski racing with Carrabassett Valley Academy have served as guiding influences through out her life. Caroline is a two time Junior Olympian and has a season of FIS starts under her belt. Her best events were Super G and GS.
Caroline is a US Ski and Snowboard Level 300 Coach and is working towards her level 3 PSIA certification. This is Caroline’s 7th season coaching for the Windham Race Factory. Skiing is Caroline’s passion and a passion she hopes to pass onto her two children, Tiger and Dax.
When not on snow Caroline and her husband Paul spend their time hiking, biking and waterskiing.