Alpine Racing

Greetings Skippers Alpine Skiers and Families,

We are excited for another season of racing. Please mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

  • October 8 – Paradise Cruise Fundraising Boat Trip, 5-7 p.m. on Lake Minnetonka. 
  • October 16 – Registration opens for winter activities
  • October 23 – Parent/Athlete/Coach (PAC) Kick-Off Meeting at 6 PM in the MHS Port. We will review the goals of the program, training and race schedules, team selections, and answer any questions. In addition, we will review registration fee and team apparel purchase instructions.
2023-24 registration

Registration for winter activities opens October 16. Use the links below to register and pay associated fees. 

  • Pay Participation and Alpine Activity Fee HERE  
  • Pay Alpine Team Booster Fee HERE

Scholarships are available for this and all MHS Activities. Please contact your school counselor for more information.

about the team

The Minnetonka Alpine Race Team is comprised of a boys and girls Varsity and Junior Varsity team. The team trains at Hyland Hills on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., December through early February. The varsity regular season races start in late December and conclude in early February. The JV races start in early January and conclude in early February.

The complete information packet on the program including the schedule, registration fees, required ability level and equipment is available by clicking HERE.

If you would like to receive team updates, please email your contact information (email and cell phone) to me at

I look forward to another great season.

Go Tonka!

David Gartner,
Head Coach

“I coach to help athletes achieve success in sport and life through mentoring and providing a positive example.”

– Dave Gartner

registration      schedule      team rosters


Head Coach (Boys & Girls):
Dave Gartner
(612) 991-9900

Assistant Coaches:
Steve Midthun

Marlee Benson

Duncan Hurrelbrink