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WSC Structure & Staff


AJ Jones - WSC Manager

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  • Nationality: USA
  • Perisher Resort since 2003 2003 as Instructor, Coach and WSC Manager
  • Coaching since 1998
  • Level 3, PSIA (Professional Ski instructors of America), Children's Specialist 2
  • PSIA Rocky Mountain Trainer
  • USSA Coach Level 1 and Freestyle Specialist 2
  • Beaver Creek Race Department – Birds of Prey World Cup race since 2003-2010
  • Recreation and Leisure Service Management (Commercial Recreation) – East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

AJ is responsible for the day to day operations of all WSC programs and disciplines, including staff management, member communication, event participation and registration administration. AJ will be staffing the Winter Sports Club office from May until mid September and can be contacted on:

Winter Sports Club
PO Box 42
Perisher Valley, NSW 2624
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Stephen Edwards - Head Coach and Alpine Teams Coordinator

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  • Nationality: Great Britain
  • Level 4 Coach, UK Snow Sports
  • British Alpine Ski Team (Olympian – 1992 Winter Olympic Games)
  • Program Director - European Development and Excellence Program since 2009
  • Head Coach – Mt. Buller Race Club 2008 to 2009
  • 20 years of coaching grass roots to World Cup, World Champs and Olympic Games
    (Alpine Skiing and Snowboard)
  • National Coach England, World Cup Coach for Denmark
  • SnowSport England Tutor
  • Perisher WSC Head Alpine Coach 2011 - Present


Peter McNiel - Freestyle Head Coach

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  • Nationality: Australia
  • Coaching since 2002
  • SSA Australian Development Mogul Team Coach since 2008
  • Head Coach - Team Buller 2007 to 2011
  • Currently completing a Masters of Sports Coaching
  • Australian Institute of Sport – National Coaching Scholar
  • Level 1 Freestyle Coach
  • Perisher WSC Head Mogul Coach 2012-Present


     Chad Collier - Snowboard Head Coach

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    • Nationality: Australia
    • Level 3 APSI Snowboard (2004)
    • USASA Coaching Certification Level 100
    • APSI Freestyle Trainer/Examiner
    • PSIA Level 1 Freestyle Certification
    • Instructing and coaching at Perisher since 2003
    • Instructing and coaching in USA and Europe since 2003
    • Snowboard competition judge for Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Big Air
    • Perisher WSC Coach since 2004



    • Carlo Forcherio (ITA)
    • Lena-May Peraudo (AUS)
    • Urska Rabic (SLO)
    • Nick Kilbey (GBR)
    • Ross Peraudo (AUS)
    • Mojca Suhadolc (SLO)
    • Matthew Williams (GBR)


    • Eliza Graham (AUS)
    • Josh Himbury (AUS)
    • Alex Cassilles (AUS)
    • Georgina Leel (AUS)
    • Sean Andrews (AUS)
    • Kate Blamey (AUS)


    • Steve McGill (AUS)
    • Bryan Taylor (AUS)
    • Jason Clauscen (AUS)
    • Luka Dasovic (SLO)


    Winter Sports Club Structure

    The Winter Sports Club operates as a part of the Perisher Snowsports School. It is overseen on a day to day basis by the Winter Sports Club Supervisor who is employed within the Snowsports School Management structure.

    Club management and administration, financials, member communication, staff management, link to resort management and parents

    On-snow program management, day to day strategy, coach mentoring, equipment on-mountain, facilitate athlete & coach communication, team meetings

    Implement training program, athlete development, performance reporting, athlete communication