Mitch O'Brien

Devo All Mountain Head Coach

Mitch O’Brien, a lifelong skiing enthusiast, turned his passion into a professional pursuit. Graduating from Sierra Nevada College in May 2022 with a Bachelor's in Interdisciplinary Studies, majoring in Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Ski Business Resort Management, Mitch delved deeply into the ski industry.

During his academic journey, Mitch honed his skills as a ski instructor, earning multiple PSIA certifications and coaching in the Mighty Mites Program. His extensive backcountry ski experience, coupled with ongoing avalanche education, reflects his commitment to continuous improvement.

Looking ahead, Mitch aims to elevate his skiing prowess, coaching abilities, and avalanche awareness to enhance the DPSEF athlete experience. Armed with qualifications like USSA L100, IFSA L100, PSIA Level 2 Skier, and Avalanche Rec 1, Mitch brings five years of competitive snowsport education and coaching to his fourth year with the Diamond Peak Ski Team.