Coaches for the team are uniquely chosen for the program based on their PSIA-AASI certifications and credentials as well as their personal skiing and riding styles. Want to become a coach? Contact Head Coach Ryan Colesar at for more information.

Meet the Coaches

NameNic Ratliff
TitleSki Coach
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  • PSIA Level 3 Certified
  • PSIA/AASI NW Education Staff Member
  • Freestyle Specialist 1 Accreditation
  • Children’s Specialist 2 Accreditation
  • IFSA Level 200 Coach
About Nic

Nic Ratliff is stoked to bring his big mountain coaching experience to the Meadows Freeride team! He’s PSIA Level 3 Alpine and AASI Level 1 snowboard certified, Child Specialist 2 and Freestyle Specialist 1 accredited in addition to having an IFSA Level 200 coaching certification having coached competitive Freeride athletes at big mountain comps in Colorado and Utah the last 8 seasons. When not on the snow, Nic likes riding bikes and riding motorcycles; always fast and always fun!