Lessons and Coaching

Skiing with trained Coaches and Instructors is one of the best ways to learn to ski or improve upon existing skills, not to mention a whole lot of fun! Please book your session in advance by calling the ski shop at 715-356-1099.


10931107_844398772287149_7292804074277152700_nDan Clausen has been the Winter Park Ski School Director for decades and been involved in development of the sport both nationally and internationally. He served as a member of the PSIA national demo team for 16 years and represented America at international events in Norway, Switzerland, and Japan. Further international teaching includes 9 years in Australia and New Zealand.

Dan has coached high school racers for years including national Champions as a USSA Central Team coach. Dan was involved with the earliest development of skate skiing instruction, and has contributed to several nordic technical manuals and instructional videos. He has also designed and built hundreds of kilometers of trails in various locations including some of the Winter Park’s most popular.  PSIA Honorary Lifetime Member, Owner Minocqua Winter Park Ski Shop


016 Zeke Fashingbauer is the Assistant Ski School Director and Manager of Minocqua Winter Park Ski Shop. He has been skiing at Winter Park since he was a small child. Zeke raced on, and now coaches, the Lakeland Ski Team. He also continues to compete at several regional marathons every season. He has taught Alpine, Snowboarding, and Nordic skiing since 2008. He is an active member of PSIA and USSA/CXC. Summer time will find Zeke skiing on the lake where he continues to coach and train on the water.



Semi-Private ( 2 )$40 each
Semi-Private ( 3 )$38 each
Semi-Private ( 4 )$35 each
Small Group ( 5-10 )$25 each
Large Group ( 10+ or Ski Club )$20 each
Beginner Special (rental, lesson, and trail pass)$35 for Adults
$25 for Kids under 12
Skate Special (rental, group lesson, Trail Pass)$45