Joey Caterinichio, shown here at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games with Kikkan Randall, has been named nordic program manager for the USSA.
PARK CITY, UT (April 12) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced that longtime cross country coach and former racer Joey Caterinichio (Anchorage) has been named nordic program manager for the USSA. With the primary responsibility of serving as administrator for the cross country, nordic combined and ski jumping programs, Caterinichio will operate the nordic domestic system, manage internal projects and coordinate nordic sport committees. She comes from a long history of ski racing and coaching both international and domestic projects.
Joey Caterinichio (Anchorage) has been named nordic program manager for the USSA.
Caterinichio joins the team from a lineage of nordic racing and coaching, most recently coaching for Alaska Nordic Racing.
Main responsibilities of the role include operating the domestic system for all competitions at all levels, overseeing officials education and spearheading junior development projects.
Additionally, internal projects including Olympics, World Championships, U23 and Junior World Championships will operate under the new position, as well as coordination of sport committees.
QUOTES Joey Caterinichio, Nordic Program Manager I am thrilled to join the USSA staff. My goal is to complement the existing staff and awesome coaches who are doing an excellent job with our domestic and international programs, as well as continue to aid or implement quality programs, increase communications and quality racing opportunities for our entire nation to succeed at the highest levels. Current U.S. results are at an all-time best. What a great opportunity to join the USSA at this time.