Watch the 2022 PSIA-AASI Awards & Recognition Ceremony
Watch the PSIA-AASI Award & Recognition Ceremony recording from National Academy 2022 at Big Sky, Montana.
PSIA-AASI National Academy, Rider Rally, Adaptive Academy, and Telemark Academy welcomed a total of 460 coaches and attendees for the biggest Academy ever. You can now watch a recording of the Awards & Recognition ceremony, one of the biggest moments of the biggest academy, here.
The annual awards ceremony recognizes members’ achievements as instructors, leaders, and collaborators in the industry.
Ron LeMaster, Educational Excellence: This award recognizes members who authored or helped develop educational materials or resources related to teaching snowsports or the snowsports industry.
Katherine Hayes Rodriguez, Distinguished Service: This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to support the success of PSIA-AASI and its members.
Charles (Charlie) Rockwell and Jani Sutherland, Lifetime Achievement: This award recognizes exceptional members who developed and implemented programs, projects, and procedures affecting the association on a national level while demonstrating dedication, devotion, and self-sacrifice serving in their role.
Michael Mendrick, 3 C’s Award: This award recognizes members who demonstrated positive leadership within their snowsport school or division through consistent collaboration, communication, and cooperation with peers and guests – they serve as role models for others.
Gina Basiliere, Top of the Course Award: This award recognizes members who scored at the highest percentile in people, teaching, and skiing or snowboarding technical knowledge; and who empowered other candidates during the level III exam process.
Stevie Lund (2019) and Dylan Ault (2021) Angus Graham Rising Star Award: This award recognizes standout members who show promise charting a career path within the snowsport industry.