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Jory Macomber to Resign Effective June 30, 2017; Steve Berlack Named Interim Head of School

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April 13, 2017 EAST BURKE, VT – Today, the Burke Mountain Academy Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of Jory Macomber effective June 30, 2017 and voted to appoint Steve Berlack as interim Head of School upon Macomber’s departure.  Steve Berlack will … more



Two-time Olympian and BMA alumnus, Bradley Wall ’97, Joins Burke Mountain Academy as Athletic Program Director

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East Burke, VT (April 5, 2017) – Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bradley Wall ‘97 to the position of Athletic Program Director effective for the 2017-2018 school year. “Brad brings a wealth of ski racing and … more



BMA Revives Nordic Program with Olympic-Level Coach

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East Burke (March 7, 2017) – Burke Mountain Academy is delighted to announce the revival of its Nordic program with the hiring of Will Sweetser as the Head Nordic Coach effective immediately in preparation for the 2017-2018 academic year. A Dartmouth College graduate, … more



February Athletic Update

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We are deep in the heart of our racing season now and have had great results from all age groups.  Sophomore Patrick Coughlin just returned from the Seven Nation’s Cup in Austria and four U16’s qualified for the Trofeo Topolino ski games … more



BMA Alumni Reception in Park City, Utah

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BMA head of school Jory Macomber and his wife Martha gathered with alumni from Burke and other ski academies at 5 Seeds in Park City, Utah on February 11th. Finn Gundersen, former BMA headmaster, and his wife Kathy, former faculty and current … more



BMA Hosts Philadelphia Eagles’ Strength and Conditioning Coach to Add Muscle to USSA Coaching Dialogue

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  On Saturday, February 11, Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) hosted Philadelphia Eagles strength and conditioning coach, Josh Hingst, for the inaugural BMA Athlete Development Forum. A total of 13 leading local strength and conditioning coaches representing the US Ski Team, GMVS, SMS, … more



Mid-Winter Academic Update

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We may be a ski academy in the thick of a busy race season, but we are also going strong with our academics.  Here are some updates from the faculty on their classes: Lindley’s Science Classes In Biology students are literally flipping … more



Our First Month in the RBC!

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Update from Darrell Gray, BMA’s High Performance Director USST Men’s Europa Cup Team Whew…the first month in the RBC has flown by like a snowflake in a winter gale. We officially dedicated the building on December 17th and less than 16 hours … more



January Update

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Dear BMA Community, Just last week, I stood next to a US Ski Team coach at the top of the training hill, and he looked me in the eye and said: “This place is legit.” The group just spent ten days here … more



Happy New Year From BMA

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Dear BMA Community, Happy New Year and greetings from the Northeast Kingdom where it’s snowy and cold: just like we like it! The first half of the school year has included many of the traditional activities plus workouts with parents, fun at … more




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