Mike Savage

U18/FIS Head Coach

Born and raised amidst the rugged landscapes of Maine, Mike Savage is a visionary leader, seasoned coach, and passionate advocate for outdoor recreation. With a diverse array of experiences spanning across the ski industry, education, and outdoor pursuits, Mike’s journey is marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a commitment to nurturing talent.

Mike’s educational journey began at the University of Maine, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economic/Business Administration in 1992. His thirst for knowledge and passion for skiing led him to pursue specialized training in the ski industry, obtaining Ski Industry Certification and Coaching/Teaching Modules from the same institution. Furthering his expertise, Mike completed the Coaching Master Program at the University of Utah, solidifying his foundation in coaching and program management.

Armed with a wealth of knowledge and experience, Mike embarked on a career dedicated to shaping the future of skiing. His professional journey includes significant roles at prestigious ski academies and programs across the United States and beyond. From serving as Program Director at Waterville Valley Academy and Carrabassett Valley Academy to founding Team Savage Ski Racing in Reno/Lake Tahoe, Mike has been instrumental in cultivating a culture of excellence and achievement.

Mike’s impact extends beyond coaching, as he has played a pivotal role in various development projects and associations within the ski community. From coaching the Denmark Olympic Ski Team as Olympic Head Coach to leading development projects across North America, South America, and Europe, Mike’s influence has transcended borders and inspired countless athletes to reach their full potential. In addition to his contributions to the ski industry, Mike has a so pursued diverse interests and experiences outside of skiing. From guiding recreational activities such as hunting and fishing with Iron Horse Outfitters to managing land and forestry operations with Mike Savage Logging, Mike embodies a spirit of adventure and stewardship of the natural world.

Mike Savage’s journey is a testament to the power of passion, dedication, and expertise in shaping careers and making a lasting impact. Through his leadership, coaching, and entrepreneurial endeavors, Mike has left an indelible mark on the world of skiing and outdoor recreation, inspiring individuals to pursue their dreams and embrace the wonders of the great.