Alpine Programs

Evers Released from U.S. Ski Team

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USSA
2014-04-24 15:57
 

PARK CITY, UT (April 24) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has ended its relationship with Andreas Evers, head speed coach for the U.S. Men’s Alpine Ski Team. Evers was convicted and sentenced Thursday (April 24) in Austria on money laundering charges. A longtime, successful coach with the Austrian national team, Evers was hired by the U.S. Ski Team in 2012 and served two seasons as its head men’s speed coach. The team had no immediate plans on his replacement.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has ended its relationship with Andreas Evers, head speed coach for the U.S. Men’s Alpine Ski Team.
  • Evers was convicted and sentenced Thursday (April 24) in an Austrian regional court in Salzburg.
  • Evers joined the U.S. Ski Team staff in 2012 and coached for two seasons.
  • There was no immediate plan for replacement.

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