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We are a community riding mountains. We train, compete, support each other and evolve.  Through our programs we strive to put Snowboarding and our Teammates in a better place. 


We give every team rider the opportunity to improve their snowboarding skills in a supportive environment that builds character and encourages a life-long passion of snowboarding. We have programs for most riders that will fit into most schedules.

Snowboard Staff

Our staff is our most valuable resource. Their passion for snowboarding and sharing knowledge with the next generation is key to our programs' success. Come 'spin a lap' with the PCSS crew and take your riding to the next level.

Rick Shimpeno


Rick Shimpeno, originally hailing from North Western Pennsylvania, has been working in the Snowboard world for over 25 years. He has put in time with the Stratton Mountain School, Woodward Camps, and most recently the US Snowboard Team. His passion for Snowboarding is only eclipsed by his desire to share it with others.

Nicholas "Pops" Poplawski

Head Freestyle Coach

"Pops” USSA's 2020 Domestic Coach of the Year, has been coaching since 2005 between Maine, Oregon, and Utah. He is USSA/USASA level 300 certified coach and a frequent guest Coach at US Snowboardings Project Gold Camps. Outside of snowboarding Pops enjoys golf, skateboarding, and has a major Star Wars Problem.

Sam Everett

Head Snowboard Development Coach

. Following my first trip to Utah, I moved to Park City in 2010 and began sharing my passion for snowboarding as an instructor. I found my way to the Park City Snowboard Team (now PCSS) in 2016 and coached at High Cascade for several years. Currently spend my summers skating and playing golf.