Adaptive Sports at Mount Snow is an independently run 501(c)(3). We are an active chapter of Disabled Sports USA. We are led by a diverse Board of Directors, and directed daily by a small dedicated staff who could not exist without the generous donation of hundreds of thousands of hours from volunteer instructors and assistants.
Pam has a diverse background. She owned a successful catering business in the Berkshires for 11 years and organized many events and fundraisers. She has actively volunteered for her alma mater, Phillips Exeter Academy, for 12 years with responsibilities for fundraising, reunion planning, and public speaking. As an Alpine Examiner since 1997, Pam is a leader in the ski industry and in the Professional Ski Instructors of America-East (PSIA-e). Pam has also been a staff trainer for the Mount Snow Ski and Snowboard school from 1998 – 2006 and from 2016-2019. Pam holds certifications as a Registered 200 hr Yoga Instructor, International Mountain Bike Association Level 1 Ride Guide, American Canoe Association (ACA) Level 2 Coastal Kayak Instructor and Adaptive Kayak Endorsement. She has been a Special Olympics Ski Coach & Trainer since 2008 and a Blaze Sports Certified Disability Sports Specialist Level 2 since 2014. Pam lives in Wilmington, VT with her husband, Rob Lawrence, former ASMS Board Member, and their two Golden Retrievers.
Tera Adams joins ASMS with a background in adaptive and therapeutic recreation since 2005. She earned her BS and MS degrees from the University of Utah in Parks, Recreation and Tourism, the latter degree with an emphasis in Recreation Therapy. She worked for the National Ability Center in Park City, Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports, All Seasons Adventures in Park City and Vail Family Resorts, Park City-Canyons. Tera enjoys mountain biking, rafting, and snowboarding. Tera is PSIA certified in Alpine Level I, Adaptive Level II, and Child Specialist Level II and is AASI certified Snowboard Level II and Adaptive Snowboard Level II. She is also a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.
Yuri Czmola joins ASMS having pursued teaching and coaching in the snowsports industry since 2007. He earned a B.S. in Business Management from St Peter’s University and has worked as a staff trainer at Hunter Mountain, as the Snowboard School Manager at Bromley Mountain, and at Mount Snow as an Adult Lessons Supervisor, Staff Trainer, and Training Center Competition Coach. He has recently split his time between his responsibilities at Mount Snow and working with students at the Bart J. Ruggiere, Adaptive Sports Center at Bromley. Yuri is certified AASI Level III, Child Specialist Level II and Freestyle Level I and his Adaptive Snowboarding Level II. He is also United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) Level 100, a certification for coaches.
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