Scott Barrett

Executive Director

Phone: 705-444-5111 ex 206
Mobile: 416-993-4553

Scott joined Alpine Ontario in the summer of 2013. Scott grew up skiing in the Collingwood area and was a member of the Ontario Ski Team before accepting a Ski Scholarship to The University of Vermont in 2004. During his tenure at UVM, Scott qualified to be a member of the Canadian Alpine Development Ski Team where he spent two seasons before reaching the senior technical team and raced on the World cup circuit from 2006 to 2009. Unfortunately, due to injury he was forced to retire just before the Vancouver Olympics.

Prior to joining AOA Scott was working in the Insurance brokerage industry in Toronto for Martin, Merry and Reid.

Scott lives in Collingwood.

AOA Duties: Reporting to the Board of Directors, has overall strategic and operational responsibility for staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.


Robyn Skinner, Competition Manager Robyn Skinner

Competition Manager

Phone: 705-444-5111 ext 128

Mobile: 705-333-3845

Robyn joined AOA in the fall of 2010 and has over 10 years of sport specific experience. Prior to joining AOA Robyn lived in Canmore, Alberta where she worked for five years with Cross Country Canada. She also worked in the mountain biking community, both nationally and provincially after graduating from Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Commerce/Sports Administration degree.

Growing up alpine skiing in Ontario, Robyn raced in high school, and taught at Horseshoe Valley and Devil’s Glen.  She has her Level II CSIA and Level II Alpine Officials designations and is an avid outdoor enthusiast who has a passion for sport and working in amateur sport.

Robyn lives in Collingwood with her husband, daughter and two dogs.

AOA Duties: SOD Race scheduling & rulebooks; FIS registration and race entry; CSCF Entry Level course registration.


Mark Marshall

Athletic Director

Phone: (705) 444-5111 ext 121
Mobile: (705) 888-3718

Mark, a resident of Thornton, Ontario has over 20 years of experience as a professional coach. He is a Multisport Master Learning Facilitator (MLF)/NCCP Course Facilitator and a former Master Mentor Coach for the National Coaching Institute of Canada.

Prior to joining AOA, Mark served as Manager of Coaching with the Ontario Soccer Association (OSA). In his position with the OSA, he was responsible for the development and implementation of Long Term Player Development (LTPD) coaching curriculum in Ontario.

During his five years with the OSA, Marshall developed a strategy that restructured their coaching programs in alignment with Sport Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and Canadian Soccer Association’s LTPD visions.
AOA Duties: Responsible for driving high performance development and ensuring the continued growth and success of alpine ski racing throughout the province.


Angela Hobbs

Accounting Manager

Phone: 705-444-5111 ext 125


Angela has been working in the public accounting field since 2005 and has been a Staff Accountant for the last 8 years. Prior to that she worked as an Accounting Technician. She moved to Collingwood in 2006 and spends her spare time with her husband, their two small children, and their dogs or playing volleyball or baseball.

Angela graduated from Fanshaw College in London, ON with an Accounting Diploma.

AOA Duties: Manage Budget, Accounting, Human Resources, Office Management.


Duncan Gibson-Maclean

Membership Services

Phone: (705) 444-5111 ext 110

AOA Duties: General membership inquiries,  Preparation of all race series points & databases,  Sponsorship/marketing reporting, Club communications, Procurement of AOA race collateral.


Kristin Ellis

Communications Manager

Phone: (705) 444-5111 ext 132

AOA Duties: Reporting to the Executive Director managing all communications projects including e-newsletters, website design & functionality, photography, social media and content development.

Marc Duarte

Race Experience Manager

(705) 444-5111 ext 102
(705) 888-5584

Marc joined Alpine Ontario in the fall of 2016 and is the main point of contact for coordinating all of our races. As a recent graduate of the Honours Specialization in Kinesiology program at Western University, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the AOA team. Marc’s passion for sport and the great outdoors along with his attention to detail will keep each event running smoothly and successfully.

Prior to joining the AOA team, Marc spent his summer on the road working with Cycle Canada to facilitate a ten week cycling tour from Vancouver to St. Johns.

AOA Duties: Management of AOA race collateral; Development and implementation of the PAM program; Facilitate on hill activations with the primary goal being to enhance the race experience, develop organizational strategies, and reinforce hosting skills of clubs; Host of AOA’s brand new podcast Alpine ON Air.


Nick Kwasniaknick

Southern Ontario Division Program Manager

(705) 444-5111 ext 133
(705) 441-4008

Nick is a professional career coach with 30 years of experience in the ski industry.

Nick’s track record clearly demonstrates long-term vision, passion and commitment to ski racing. He can identify with many of the challenges and issues that coaches face and can provide a solution to all your equipment needs.

Nick currently holds, and over the last ten years has held, elite level coaching positions with the National Ski Academy and the Vancouver Ski Team, both organizations that align with his dedication to athlete development and excellence.

AOA Duties: Nick reports to the Alpine Ontario Executive Director and the SOD Committee. He is responsible for scheduling and coordinating SOD CUP races and skills development camps. Liaises with SOD clubs to update regional race guidelines, formats and calendars as well sits as a member of the Alpine Ontario Athletic committee and OCUP Scheduling committee. Nick also supports the management for the SOD Ski Team.