Commit To Your Dreams. Prepare to Perform. Take advantage of the opportunities here at GMVS to power your passion and become a champion. Whether you dream of becoming an Olympian, making the national team, racing at the collegiate level, or taking your skills as far as they can go, we’re here to support you. At GMVS, you’ll be given EVERY opportunity to achieve powerful results.
It’s not always about the results, or how fast you go; it’s about developing a strong athletic foundation and becoming the best you. Imagine a school that empowers you to maximize your potential through comprehensive sport programming. Where your training program includes strength, speed, flexibility, balance, injury prevention, nutrition, mental toughness, confidence, and focus – not to mention on-snow technical and tactical skill development.
That’s what makes GMVS special, and the reason why GMVS student-athletes consistently achieve high success, year after year.
Take your training to the next level in the world-class Racing Performance Center, a U.S. SKi & Snowboard High Performance Center. Unlike any other facility in the eastern United States, the 30,000 square foot “RPC” is more than just a building. Here we fuse high-performance athletic space with cutting-edge ski tuning facilities, expert physical training, advanced injury prevention and rehabilitation services, video analysis, and performance psychology.
Two workouts every day will make you stronger, quicker, more flexible, more connected to your body, and more mentally tough. Periodized strength and conditioning blocks made up with a wide array workouts help maximize your athletic potential and keep you excited. Workouts might include:
- Building strength in the weight room
- Working on plyos and agilities on our turf
- Pilates, TRX, dance, and yoga in the fitness room
- Cardio on over 30 pieces of equipment
- Mountain biking on challenging trails throughout Mad River Valley
- Roller Skiing up the “App Gap”
- Basketball in our multipurpose gymnasium
With diverse training options led by expert coaches, former athletes and specialized trainers, you’ll be well prepared to hit the snow.
Ski your fastest when it matters most. Prepare your mind just as thoroughly as you prepare your body through mental preparation and psychological strength.
Through group workshops and on-site individual counseling sessions, our mental training program focuses on goal setting, mental toughness, self-talk, self-confidence, teamwork, visualization and imagery, relaxation, and time management.
Our on-site sports psychologist will help you develop a high-performance mindset to help build confidence, focus, and determination to train and race at your best on any given day.
Fuel your body for optimal performance. Active lifestyles combined with sport demands makes nutrition a vital part of your preparation.
Our comprehensive nutrition program educates students and provides them with the right tools so they’re ready to train and compete at optimal levels whether here on campus our out on the road.
Through workshops, culinary lessons, and a strong partnership with our dining services and injury prevention team, our nutrition program focuses on optimal everyday nutrition, hydration strategies, pre- and post-workout nutrition, and how to maintain proper nutrition while traveling.
Our High Performance Director of Nutrition will give you concrete tools for daily application.