Witold Kosmala
  • Witold Kosmala
  • Outdoor Recreation Management Mentor

  • Department: Academics

Education

BA, MA, and PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of South Florida
Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA-E), Level III Alpine Certified
Certified Alpine Trainer by the PSIA-E
Accredited in Coaching Advanced Skiing and Racing by PSIA-E
Completed PSIA-E Eastern Trainer Academy 2

Common Courses Taught

PSIA-AASI Ski/Snowboard Instructor Level 1 Certification

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

  • Ski instructor at Sugar Mountain for 32 years and ski instructor at Stratton Mountain
  • Staff trainer for the Ski School at Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, and Appalachian Ski Mountain
  • Visiting staff trainer at Mammoth Mountain in California since 2005 and invited trainer and clinician for other occasions at numerous resorts across the United States and Europe
  • Editor and publisher of Peak Performance Gazette and has written over 150 articles with other published pieces in SnowPro, SKI Magazine, and 32 Degrees
  • Faculty advisor, dry-land and on-snow coach to the Appalachian State University Alpine Ski Team, with several years of national qualifiers
  • K2 ski company ambassador
  • Invited to National NASTAR Skiing Championships

Personal Interests

Sports and Hobbies:

  • NAUI certified open water scuba diver
  • Favorite sports: water and snow skiing, swimming, bicycling, racquetball, scuba diving, white water rafting, quad roller skating, and hiking
  • Favorite hobbies: traveling, photography, and construction
     

Interests:
My passion is to share my love for math, for skiing, for music, and all other aspects of life.