Welcome to Rochester Nordic Racing

Our Mission

Rochester Nordic Racing is committed to improving the state of cross-country ski racing in the Mid-Atlantic Division amongst J2-U23 athletes. Cross-country ski racing is no longer a winter-only sport. Consistent, year-round training is a major step towards reaching our goal of developing the best junior racers in the country. Rochester Nordic Racing will work in conjunction with local and regional programs to help support the aspirations of junior skiers in the Mid-Atlantic Division.


Rochester Nordic Racing athletes have continually set the bar for New York State Ski racing accounting for 10 individual State Championships. Within NY State Section 5 Rochester Nordic Racing Athletes have won 22 Sectional Championships out of 26 that have been contested since 2009. Rochester Nordic Racing athletes also have been a mainstay qualifying for the Mid-Atlantic Junior National Team. Gavin Hess along with Grace Mattern have received U.S Ski Team All-American Honors finishing in the top 10 at Junior Nationals. In addition Gavin Hess qualified to represent the U.S.A at World Junior Championships in Almaty Kazakhstan 2015. Rochester Nordic Racing athletes have continued to peruse athletic and academic excellence at the following universities. EISA- Middlebury, University of New Hampshire, Dartmouth, Harvard, Williams, Bowdoin, Bates, St. Lawrence, UMPI, Colby, St. Michaels, USCSA - Cornell, Clarkson, Castleton, University of Vermont, and Paul Smiths.


Summer 2021 Info

Registration will go live the first week of May. Registration information will be listed under the "Summer Program" tab on the drop down menu at the top left hand side of this page. I will also directly e-mail all previous participants the registration information. The RNR coaching staff is looking forward to another great summer of training. If you have any questions feel free to e-mail me at Jason@rochesternordicracing.com