Push to The Latest: No

They like chocolate. They are powder junkies. Nominated by their peers, bosses and former professors, this year’s crop of the hottest young talent in the ski industry is a varied group, working in such disparate positions as ski patrol, risk management and marketing. But, like their love of powder and Snickers bars, they share some common traits: hard working, creative and driven to excellence.

Explore the hall of fame of past honorees, some of whom you might recognize as current leaders in the industry!

Subscribers can read their full profiles in the SAM Digital Archives.

SarahCarlstrom sarah carlstrom
Assistant Patrol Director, Pats Peak, N.H.
JoshFaber Josh faber
GM, Mad River Mountain, Ohio
MikeGreen mike green
Risk Management, Terrain Park Design and Development, Chicopee, Ontario
JanetHutzul Janet hutzul
Event Office Lead, Hand/Volunteer Coordinator (winter) and Administration Supervisor for Kokanee Crankworx (summer), Whistler, B.C.
JohnKelly john kelly
Manager of Lift Operations and Ticket Checking, Telluride, Colorado
PatMorgan pat morgan
Terrain Park Manager, Youth Marketing Specialist,
Holiday Valley Resort, New York

JohnOats John henry oates
Snow Cat Operator and Slashing Crew Supervisor,
Silver Star Mountain Resort, B.C.
BillRingenoldus William Ringenoldus III
GM, Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin
JonSlaughter Jon Slaughter
Director of Marketing, Boreal, California
DaidreStreeter Daidre Streeter
Assistant Office Manager, Hoodoo, Oregon