Summer Camp #1 – Comp/Jr Comp In-Town


Camp #1 – Comp/Jr Comp In-Town

Who: Comp and Jr Comp Athletes, ages 11 – 19

When: June 22nd – 25th

Where: Salt Lake and surrounding areas

Why: To build skiers for next winter, and to create a team community for ALL athletes and their families

Days: Thursday, June 22nd through Sunday June 25th

Additional Info: Activity fees are included, loaner equipment for rollerskiing is provided. Athletes will need to bring snacks and water for the Saturday and Sunday, and lunch money for Saturday.

The Focus is on Fun

Most of all, the focus will be on working together in a group to build a team who help each other achieve their individual and team goals. The emphasis is on how all of this work can be fun when it’s done well, and that’s the plan.


Thursday: Meet at Momentum Climbing Gym at 3pm (parent or guardian must come to sign a waiver) – Climbing lesson and session. Done at 5:30
Friday: Meet at Modus Fit at 3pm for a fun strength session by strength coach Art. Followed by pizza and a tie-dye party at the park. Team shirt provided! Dropoff at Walmart estimated 6:30.
Saturday: Meet at Walmart at 8am – We’ll go to Park City and hike with poles, have lunch, and then do some rollerski agility (we have loaner skis). Dropoff at Walmart 2 – 3 pm (we will keep you updated).

Sunday: Meet at Walmart at 8am – We’ll go up high for a long adventure hike in the Cottonwoods (objective TBD based on snowpack). Dropoff at Walmart 2 -3 pm (we will keep you updated).

Coaches: Julia and Jen (Coach to athlete ratio maximum 1:6).


Julia Richter – Head Coach

Julia joined us for the 2022-23 winter season as Head Coach. She’s a NCAA champion, former German National Team athlete, and U of U Ski Team alumni. Julia holds both USSA L100 and high-level German coaching certifications and is focused on making ski training effective and fun, while avoiding athlete burnout.

Additional Support:

Pete Vordenberg – Programs Advisor

After his own two appearances at the Olympics in Nordic skiing, racing on the World Cup, and a NCAA championship, Pete coached the US National Team for ten years. He was instrumental in building the staff at USSA who are currently having the most success in the history of the sport in our country. Pete is passionate about skiing and creating new skiers and is now committed to helping the TUNA Comp and Junior Comp team grow and improve. Pete is a USSA Level 400 Certified coach and is volunteering his time to this program.

Jen Santoro – Programs Administrator

Jen is a former internationally competitive road and cyclocrosser, representing the US in the road and cyclocross World Cups at the elite level. After retirement she taught secondary mathematics for ten years in grades 7 – 12. As a skier, she won a Masters World age group championship in Nordic skiing in 2018 and multiple age group national championships. She has been coaching with TUNA youth programs for six years. Jen is a USSA Level 200 Certified coach.


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Additional Programs

Base Plan

For Comp athletes (14 – 19) who want to train year-round for skiing. Go there


June 22nd – 25th – fun filled skills and activities around SLC/PC

July 20th-23th – fun filled skills and activities around SLC/PC

August 17th-20th OR 24th-27th – long hikes and rollerski in the Uintas (endurance and technique focus) (Comp)

Strength Training

Add-on strength plan with Art O’Connor including 1 in-person day and “homework” that is integrated into the ski plan (Comp)