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The Welch Village D-Team is a ski development program which provides a junior racing venue to develop the skiing skills of each athlete.  Welch Village is part of the Midwest Sports Development League (MSDL).  The program emphasizes safety, enjoyment, fun, and learning at all times. 

Any skier can join the Welch Village D-team as long as they fit the age and ability requirements.  Athletes need to be between the ages of 6-17, age is determined by birthdate on Sept. 1st.  All athletes must be strong intermediate skiers and must be able to ride the chairlift without the assistance of an adult. All athletes are required to wear helmets & goggels at all times.

Program consists of 7 training days at Welch Village and 4 races, 3 of which take place at other ski areas in the area. 


D-Team Announcements


2015/16 D-Team Information

Saturday Program

Coaching Fee - $395 -Registration closed
Includes: 11 weeks of coaching, 7 practice days and 4 races.  Practice days are available on the below Saturdays listed only. Saturday athletes cannot practice on Sundays.

Saturday Practice Schedule: 9:30am - 2:30pm; break 11:30 - 12:30
Practice Dates: Dec. 12, 19; Jan. 2, 9, 16, 30; Feb. 13
Race Schedule: Jan. 23 @ Wild Mt, Feb. 6 @ Afton Alps, Feb. 20 @ Trollhaugen, 
Championship Race March 5 @ Welch Village.

Sunday Program

Coaching Fee - $375 - Registration Closed
Includes: 11 weeks of coaching, 7 practice days and 4 races.  Practice days are available on the listed Sundays below only.  Sunday athletes cannot practice in the Saturday program.

Sunday Practice Schedule: 12pm - 4pm; break 2-2:30pm
Practice Dates: Dec. 20, 27; Jan. 3, 10, 17, 31; Feb. 14
Race Schedule: Jan. 24 @ Trollhaugen, Feb. 7 @ Afton Alps, Feb. 21 @ Buck Hill, Championship Race March 6 @ Welch Village.


Extra training?

Extra race training options on weeknights as well as race camps will now be coordinated through our new Race Academy!  CLICK HERE to see the Race Academy Training Options.  


If you have a question about Junior Dteam racing, please contact Peter Zotalis via email at peter@welchvillage.com


 

 

Office Hours Monday - Thursday
9am to 3pm
Office Hours Friday
9am to Noon

Upcoming Events

  • Spartan Sprint
    Spartan Sprint
    06/25/2016 , 07:30 AM

    Spartans are taking over the Welch Village Ski Resort.  This Spartan Sprint promises to test racers with a good mixture of 20+ obstacles, challenging ski slopes and hills, and no shortage of early morning fog, mud, water, and wind. Make no mistake, even the bunny hills become quad-searing challenges.  Sign up today!