Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Rudi Riet Head Coach & U18/21 Coach
  • Head Coach, LMRT (2016-Present)
  • Alpine Coach, LMRT (2013-Present)
  • USSS Certified Level 100 Alpine Coach
  • USSS Certified Level II Official
  • Alpine Coach, Summit Speed Masters Racing Camp (2011-2012)
  • Coach and Captain, Connecticut College Ski Racing Team (1994-1995)
  • Alumni, Rowmark Ski Academy (1988-1991 + PG year)
  • 10 years USSA, FIS (NorAm and Western/Rocky Region), and USCSA (New England/Thompson Division) racing experience
  • Western Region J2 JOs (1989), Western States J1 Championships (1991), Western Region FIS Championships (1990-1992)

Coaching Goal: My coaching goal is to bring out the best in young racers by developing sound, fundamental technique than can be applied any time and in any situation. Additionally, skiing has to be fun for each racer: when a racer enjoys the sport, the potential to excel is much greater.

Profession/Other Job: Micro-mobility consultant, IT project manager

Other Activities: Road Cycling, Bicycle Racing, Hiking, Transportation Advocacy, Travel, Drawing, Cooking, Music

Kurt Zwally U16 Lead Coach
  • Alpine Coach, LMRT (1993-present)
  • Head Coach, LMRT (1995-1999 & 2009-2015)
  • USSA Certified Level 200 Coach (1998 & 2013)
  • USSA Certified Level II Referee (1998-present)
  • PARA Coach of The Year (2010)
  • Past PARA Coach to Eastern JI-II Finals
  • Vice President, PARA (2009-present)
  • Central Region Board of Directors, PARA (1996-2009)
  • UMass Ski team (1987-1990)
  • PARA State Team (1983 & 1985)
  • 13 years USSA, FIS & NCAA ski racing experience
  • Elk Mountain Racing Team & LMRT Alumni

Profession/Other Job: Residential Solar Sales; Energy & Environmental Policy
Other Activities: Road cycling, spinning, water skiing/wake boarding, and gourmet cooking

Doug Houston-Ludlam U14 Lead Coach
  • Alpine Coach, LMRT (2015-Present)
  • USSS Certified Level II Official
  • LMRT Athlete (2008-2014)
Adam Jacobson U12 Lead Coach
  • PSIA Level 1 (2019 - present)
  • Alpine Coach, LMRT (2019-present)
  • LMRT Derby Team (2013,2015)
  • LMRT Athlete (2007-2017)

Profession/Other Job: Electrical Engineering Major @ UMD, Lifeguard, Swim Instructor
Other Activities: 3D Printiing, Wood Working, Boxing, Video Games, Swimming, Hiking

Greg Gaspar Dev Team Coach
  • PSIA Level 3 Alpine Instructor
Salim Saifee U12 Coach
  • USSS Level 100 coach
Brian Eardley U18/21 Coach
  • USSA Certified Level 100 Coach (1981)
  • Alpine Coach, LMRT (1979-1998, 2003-present)
  • Head Coach, LMRT (1990-1993)
  • Former PARA Coach to Eastern Junior Olympics
  • Mid Atlantic Pro Series Racing Experience (1977-1982)
  • Stowe Challenge Cup
  • Former PARA Vice President, former Chair PARA Central Division
  • Former President LMRT, former Treasurer LMRT

Profession/Other Job: Athletic Merchandise Sales Manager & Hard Goods Buyer; Certified Pedorthist
Other Activities: Slot Car Racing - National Champion 2002 & 2003; Mountain Biking, Road Biking.

Hank Zwally Weeknight Coach
Michael Jacobson Future Stars Coach
  • Alpine Coach, LMRT (2019-Present)
  • Ski Instructor at Liberty Mountain - (2004- Present)
  • Competition Official and Referee certifications (Current)
  • Former LMRT President
  • Former PARA BOD


Board of Directors

Board of Directors
Matt Superczynski President
David Meiser Vice President
Kerstin Canby Treasurer
Eric Niiler Secretary
Stephanie Ihnat At-Large
Roger Acker At-Large
Chip Swisher Past President