History & Organization of Alpine

HISTORY

The Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) was born in 1961 as a high school alpine ski racing organization with just a few schools scattered throughout Oregon and a handful of alpine ski racers. Today OISRA also includes Nordic skiing, and the governing structure of OISRA now has two separate DIVISIONS:  Alpine and Nordic.

The ALPINE DIVISION currently organizes 49 teams, which are listed on the Alpine Teams page.


ORGANIZATION


Designated Head Coaches are the voting members of OISRA.  Head coaches may be designated by a school, a parent group, or a community club.

The Designated Alpine Head Coaches govern the OISRA by nominating and selecting representatives to the OISRA Board of Directors.

The Designated Alpine Head Coaches govern the Alpine Division through representation on the Alpine Steering Committee.

This permanent committee develops the operating plans for the Alpine Division and provides oversight for all Alpine Division activities.

Designated Head Coaches also direct all activities at the League level.

All OISRA coaches who are NOT designated Head Coaches are ASSOCIATE member coaches (non-voting).

Coaches, parents, and other volunteers provide the workforce for all the high school Alpine Division activities.

The program season is the same as the OSAA winter sports season - starting in early November and going through early March.


RELATIONSHIP OF ALPINE LEAGUES TO OVERALL OISRA ORGANIZATION

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