USA Nordic Sport Staff
Chief Executive Officer
Born in Salt Lake City, Adam has returned to Utah with more than 20+ years of professional sports experience in numerous leadership, strategic and commercial roles. Adam has worked for such organizations as USA Football, International Federation of American Football (IFAF), QB Collective and PA Sport.
Chief Financial Officer
Eric is from Park City, Utah. He has 10 years accounting and finance experience. Attended school at Westminster College where he graduated with a degree in finance. He is a former member of the U.S. Nordic Combined National Team and competed in the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy.
Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Sport Director
Anders is from Park City, Utah, and e has been involved with Ski Jumping his whole life. Anders is a three time Olympian (2006, 2010 and 2014) as well as a 5 time National Champion. Anders was the Women's Ski Jumping Head Coach from 2020 - 2023, prior to being named the Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Sport Director.
Ski Jumping Head Coach
Tore is 42 years old and is originally from Trysil, Norway, but has lived in Lillehammer since 2006 when he started working as a Ski Jumping coach at the Skigymnasium (NTG). A former Ski Jumper himself, Tore has a passion for developing up-and-coming Ski Jumping athletes. In his free time, Tore enjoys hunting with his dogs and fishing in Norway's beautiful mountains.
Women’s Ski Jumping Head Coach
Trevor is a third generation Ski Jumper, originally from St. Paul Ski Club, Minnesota. He started his coaching career in Park City, Utah were he currently resides. Trevor loves everything about Ski Jumping and am grateful to be a part of USA Nordic. In his free time he enjoys Free Skiing and spending time on the rivers and streams Fly Fishing.
Men’s Ski Jumping Assistant Coach
Espen is a former Ski Jumper, born in Vingelen, Norway, and has been living in Trondheim since 2009. Espen retired as an athlete in 2019 and has been a Ski Jumping coach since 2020, coaching for the same school that he was an athlete for. Espen joined the USA Nordic Ski Jumping staff in the spring of 2023 as the Men’s Ski Jumping Assistant Coach. In his free time, wherever he is, Espen enjoys hitting some golf balls and strives to be a “mediocre” golfer.
Head Nordic Combined Coach
Truls is from Elverum, Norway, and is a former Nordic Combined athlete. He currently lives in Oslo, Norway, and has been coaching for the past five years. He was raised in a very active family and tried a variety of sports, but knew that Nordic Combined was the sport for him. Truls has much love and passion for the sport of Nordic Combined.
Nordic Combined Jumping Coach
Christian is a former Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping athlete, and was first introduced to the sports when his cousin, Tommy Ingebrigtsen, won the World Championship in Thunder Bay in 1995. Christian started coaching in 2021, and has been working with the gymnasium in Trondheim and the Norwegian Nordic Combined National Team. In his spare time, Christian enjoys relaxing and playing golf.
Nordic Combined Domestic Coach
Born and raised in Aspen, CO, Michael learned to ski from a young age. He was introduced to Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Michael was a member of the U.S. Nordic Combined national team from 2011-2016. After retiring from skiing he attended the University of Utah, where he received his degree and certification as an athletic trainer. Michael now uses his experience as a former athlete, and knowledge as an athletic trainer, to help develop not only the national team, but the future generations as well. Based out of Salt Lake City, Michael spends most of his free time skiing, hiking, and fishing in the mountains.
Marketing and Communications Staff
A Utah local, growing up in Sandy and graduating from Jordan High School in 2016. Riley is a 2020 graduate from the University of Utah, where he majored in Strategic Communications and Outdoor Recreation Studies. During his time at the University of Utah, he was an Athletics Communications Intern for all four years of his undergrad with the Utah Athletic Department. He helped manage all forms of communications for the men’s and women’s tennis teams, along with assisting with all major sports. In his free time, Riley loves to hike, backpack, climb, and fish in the Wasatch and Uinta mountain ranges. He can also be found snowboarding on the slopes of Big Cottonwood Canyon during the winter months.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Chen is the Chief Medical Officer for USA Nordic Sport, and has been on the medical staff for the sports of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined since 2008. Dr. Chen is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and is currently based in New Hampshire.
Athlete Medical Director
Kyle Wilkens is an Advanced Practice Clinician with over 30 years of experience in sports medicine. He began his career interning with the USOPC in Lake Placid NY. He traveled with US Snowboard as their head athletic trainer before returning to complete his Masters degree in Physician Assistant studies in 2007. He served as medical director for US Ski and Snowboard from 2010-2020 and now is a member of the Sports Medicine/Orthopedic department at the University of Utah where he also is the Head Healthcare Provider for Real Salt Lake Academy.
Head Team Physician - Nordic Combined
Dr. Couture is a sports medicine physician based in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire. A graduate of Dartmouth Medical School, he worked in the physician pool for US Ski & Snowboard since 2016 before becoming the Head Team Physician for Nordic Combined in 2020. He is also the Head Team Physician for the University of New Hampshire.
Head Team Physician - Men's Ski Jumping
Lauren Borowski is a sports medicine physician currently based in New York City. She received her undergraduate degree in dance performance before heading to medical school at Drexel University. She completed her medical training at Wake Forest University and the University of Utah before heading back to NYC. She has been the head team physician for the men's ski jumping team since 2020.
Head Team Physician - Women’s Ski Jumping
Dr. Ellie Jelsing is an Assistant Professor of PM&R/Sports Medicine at Mayo Clinic where she completed medical school, residency and fellowship. In addition to being the Head Team Physician for the US Women’s Ski Jumping Team, she is also the Team Physician for the MN Lynx WNBA team, Program Director for Mayo Clinic’s primary care sports medicine fellowship in Minneapolis, and Director of the AAPM&R Ultrasound task force. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, 5 children, and increasingly lazy yellow lab. If not working or changing diapers, she tries to be in the mountains!