New Podcasts on the 2022 Awards & Recognition Recipients

Listen to these two new PSIA-AASI First Chair podcasts to learn more about the snowsports instructors who were honored at the 2022 PSIA-AASI Awards & Recognition Ceremony.

Former Alpine Team Coach Mike Porter Remembers Ron LeMaster

In this podcast, First Chair catches up with former PSIA Alpine Team Coach Mike Porter who pays tribute to the mastery of Ron LeMaster. Ron served as an icon in the industry as an author, innovator, and consummate professional – whether on snow coaching athletes or shooting photos and videos of the best the sport of skiing produced. He was honored posthumously with PSIA-AASI’s Educational Excellence Award.

Nominators for Ron’s recognition included current PSIA Alpine Team Coach Michael Rogan; U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame member and Alpine Team alumna Ellen Post Foster; and presenters Carol Levine (former Alpine Team member), Mike Porter, and Ron Kipp (PSIA examiner, ski coach, and sport scientist).

Charlie Rockwell Receives PSIA-AASI’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Listen to this podcast to meet Charlie Rockwell, who was recently honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes exceptional members who developed projects affecting the association on a national level while demonstrating devotion and self-sacrifice serving in their role. Charlie designed and implemented programs, projects, and procedures affecting the association on a national level and exhibited dedication serving in his national leadership positions. Congrats, Charlie!

Watch the 2022 Awards Ceremony