PARK CITY, UTAH – Forest Carey, Kingfield native and Carrabassett Valley Academy alum, has been named the new men’s head speed coach for the U.S. Ski Team. In his new position, Carey will be working with accomplished skiers such as Ted Ligety, Andrew Weibrecht, and fellow CVA alum Bode Miller.
Carey has lead the men’s Europa Cup team to nine podium finishes earning the team its first Europa Cup since 1989. So accomplishments in the world of alpine skiing is something he knows very well. His successes this year also earned him the 2011 USSA Alpine International Coach of the Year award.
He also has a lot of history with the U.S. Ski team. Carey was a U.S. Ski Team athlete from 1993-1997 while he attended CVA and Middlebury College. He was also named a three-time All American. After coaching at CVA and Middlebury, he joined the U.S. Ski Team again as an assistant technical coach. Carey coached Bode Miller for two seasons on his independent team back in 2008 and 2009 before coaching the Europa Cup team.