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: 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 Manager Robyn Skinner

Competition Director

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 the sport and working in amateur sport.

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

AOA Duties: Robyn reports to the Executive Director. She manages the new Alpine Ontario High-Performance Committee (AOHPC) and all related tasks driving from this group. In addition, she manages SOD Race scheduling & rulebooks; FIS registration and race entry; CSCF Entry Level course registration.



The new Athletics Committee  replaces the position of Athletic Director. Please watch for this web page coming soon.


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


Duncan Gibson-Maclean

Membership Services

Phone: (705) 444-5111 ext 110

AOA Duties: Duncan reports to the Competition Director and the Executive Director. He manages general membership inquiries,  preparation of all race series points & databases,  sponsorship/marketing reporting, club communications and procurement of AOA race collateral.


Kristin Ellis

Communications Manager

Phone: (705) 444-5111 ext 132

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


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 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.