Scott Barrett

Executive Director

Phone: 705-444-5111 ex 206

Scott joined Alpine Ontario in 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 World Cup Technical team where he raced from 2006 to 2009. Unfortunately, due to injury, he was forced to retire just before the Vancouver Olympics. Prior to joining AOA Scott worked in Toronto for Martin, Merry, and Reid in the Insurance brokerage industry.

Originally from Toronto Scott lives in Collingwood.

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


Robyn Skinner

Competition Director

Phone: 705-444-5111 ext 128

Robyn joined AOA in 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.

Robyn is originally from Newmarket and now lives in Collingwood with her husband, daughter and two dogs. Robyn is a Level 2 CSIA, Level 2 Official.

AOA Duties: Robyn reports to the Executive Director. Robyn manages the new Alpine Ontario Athletic Committee (AOAC) and all related tasks driving from this group. In addition, she manages the officials program; race organizing committee liaison; FIS registration and race entry; CSCF Entry Level course registration.



The new Athletic Committee (AOAC) replaces the position of Athletic Director. Please find all contact information here.


Angela Hobbs

Accounting Manager

Phone: 705-444-5111 ext 125

Angela joined AOA in 2014. Angela attended Fanshaw College in London, ON where she obtained her Accounting Diploma. She has worked as a public accountant and accounting technician for over 15 years.

Angela is originally from Montreal and lives in Collingwood with her husband, two small children, and two dogs. Angela has her Level I Officials.

AOA Duties: Angela reports to the Executive Director and manages the budget, accounting, human resources and office management.


Duncan Gibson-Maclean

Corporate Partnerships & Athletics Manager

Phone: (705) 444-5111 ext 110

Duncan joined Alpine Ontario in 2016. He has a Bachelor of Sports Management from Brock University and his Masters in Sport Management & Health Promotion from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland.  After his studies, Duncan completed an internship with Rugby Canada.

Duncan is from Ottawa and lives in Collingwood. He played Varsity Rugby and has his Level 1 Rugby and currently coaches with the Collingwood U14 team.

AOA Duties: Duncan reports to the Competition Director and the Executive Director. He coordinates the U16 Development Program, manages all race series points and databases, sponsorship acquisition/retention, and procurement of AOA race collateral.


Kristin Ellis

Communications Manager

Phone: (705) 444-5111 ext 132

Kristin joined AOA in 2017 and has eight years of Sport-Specific PSO experience including six years as the Communications Manager at AOA from 2005 to 2011 and two years with BC Alpine (1996-98) as the Communications Coordinator. Kristin also has a marketing and sales background, having worked for Xerox Ltd for seven years and Blue Mountain Resort for seven years. Kristin has her Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University.

Kristin is from Kingston and now lives in Collingwood with her husband and two teenagers. Kristin is a Level 2 CSIA, Level 1 CSCF.

AOA Duties: Kristin reports to the Executive Director. She manages all communications projects including e-newsletters, website content & photography, social media, the Annual Report and any public relations matters. Kristin also administrates the AOA Awards & Bursary Programs.



Southern Ontario Division Program Manager


AOA Duties: This position reports to the Executive Director and the SOD Committee. Responsible for scheduling and coordinating SOD CUP races and Skills Development Camps they liaise with SOD clubs to update regional race guidelines, formats, and calendars and is a member of the Alpine Ontario Athletic Committee and OCUP Scheduling Committee. This role will also support the management for the SOD Ski Team.